Happy December! We love this month here at 1,000 Dreams Fund because it gives us the chance to really look back at at the year and reflect on the work we’ve done, the dreams we’ve funded thanks to our generous community of supporters, fundraisers, and partners, and the aspirational young women’s lives that have been

College is expensive — but, before enrollment even begins, the financial burden associated with even choosing the right school can be cost-prohibitive for many high school students. That is where our Project: Girls On The Rise (PGOTR) program comes in. Since 2016, this academic year-long program for select high-school women across the country has been

“Never give up.” “You’ll never really be perfectly ready; accept that and go for it anyway!” “Don’t be afraid to rely on others and ask for help.” “Take opportunities that come your way; you are worth it.” These are just a few soundbites from the savvy group of young women who participated in the 1,000

No matter their economic status, the majority of young women know that a college degree is necessary for a career.  They’ve heard and read about the high cost of college tuition and room/board.  They know they have to buy books, but they still may be shocked at the sticker price. Support our “Girls on the

The holiday season is here and we have a big announcement for you – consider it an early gift! The 1,000 Dreams Fund is excited to announce that we’re kicking off our first-ever annual fundraiser #FundGirlsOnTheRise with World Cup Ski Jumper and member of USA Nordic, Abby Ringquist, leading the charge. It has been Abby’s

We at the 1,000 Dreams Fund are thrilled to announce our next Challenge in partnership with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City (BBBS)!  It’s called Girls on the Rise, and is a totally appropriate name as you’ll see! Over the course of four weeks, we seek to raise $10,000 to help fund college visits for FIVE of