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Help Young Women Scholars in Need Move ‘Full Dream Ahead’ this Back to School Season!

Class is officially back in session!  At 1,000 Dreams Fund, we always love this time of year because it kickstarts another season of making dreams come true. The young women we fund with life-changing micro-grants, inspire through mentorship, and uplift through hands-on learning opportunities are moving Full Dream Ahead — and we are ready to

Our Students Show the Power of ‘Girls Supporting Girls’ this Women’s History Month

March is Women’s History Month — and no better month for our Student Advisory Board (SAB) to team up to raise enough funds to sponsor a young woman for Project: Girls on the Rise (PGOTR). Visit their fundraising page. PGOTR helps empower young, college-bound women to follow their goals and dreams by funding critical costs,

1DF Ends 2018 With a Fundraising Bang — Plus, Announcing Our Fall 2018 1DF-Twitch BroadcastHER Grant Recipients!

As the New Year approaches and we look back on 2018, we have our own kind of fireworks going on around here! Thanks to YOU, we have raised more than $50,000 over the past 12 months for our 1DF-Twitch BroadcastHER program — and that translated into 60 grants to outstanding young women in the community we

State of Women in STEAM Today: What We Learned at Our International Women’s Day Event in NYC

1,000 Dreams Fund celebrated International Women’s Day 2018 in amazing style and with a lot of substance in New York City! On March 8th, we joined forces with our partner HARMAN, a wholly owned subsidiary of Samsung and leader in consumer electronics and connected technologies for the home, office, and car, to celebrate the advancement

Friskk Explains How Being A Gamer Kicked Her Self-Doubt And Boosts Her Confidence

Everyone needs an escape sometimes. Cassandra (a.k.a. Friskk on Twitch) overcame her challenges by channeling her energy into a productive hobby– gaming. Now a popular broadcaster on Twitch, Friskk joins others on the streaming platform to help raise funds for the next generation of young women in gaming. Learn how Friskk turned gaming into a

Kungfufruitcup on A Being Competitive and Positive Gamer

Gaming is competitive but it doesn’t have to be cutthroat. Kungfufruitcup keeps gaming upbeat, positive and supportive even while dominating players online. She joins 1,000 Dreams Fund and other Twitch broadcasters for Streams for Dreams to help raise funds for young women interested in gaming. As a student of animation and video, Twitch helped her take

‘Streams for Dreams’ Charity Event Launches: Will YOU be Streaming to Help US Fund a Dream?

Today, the 1,000 Dreams Fund is thrilled to announce our first-ever Streams for Dreamscharity event taking place in partnership with Twitch this Women’s History Month. With Streams for Dreams, we aim to support women who are pursuing their dreams in content creation, while raising awareness for the continued gender gap in financial funding for young

How Micro-Grants Make a Macro Difference

The college experience has changed dramatically over the years. When many Boomer women went to college, junior year abroad was a dream reserved for only the wealthiest of students. Women came into college on a pretty even footing from high schools all over the nation. Some women worked past marriage, but many still chose to

First-Generation College Students Face Big Obstacles – Which is Why They Need Our Support

“First-generation college student.” These are words that make family members puff up with pride. They made it – both as an individual and as a family. There’s a lot of pressure on these students. A lot of hopes and dreams are riding on them, and not just their own. Support our “Girls on the Rise”

1,000 Dreams Fund’s NewFace of Tech challenge named a finalist in 2017 Shorty Social Good Awards!

We at the 1,000 Dreams Fund love giving props to all young women striving for their dreams! Today we are giving ourselves a hat tip. The 1,000 Dreams Fund was recently named a finalist in this year’s Shorty Social Good Awards, which honors the best influencers, brands and organizations on social media that are making an