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Big college dreams? Enter our #MyCollegeDream Challenge to get them funded!

College can be the best four years of your life. Since the 1,000 Dreams Fund is ALL about supporting your exciting career goals and dreams, we want to know: What is your big dream for yourself in college? Maybe it’s studying abroad in Spain or getting to attend an exciting student leadership conference. No dream

Changemakers: Enter our #MentorMe Challenge to secure funding for your next BIG idea!

You have BIG dreams about making our world a better, brighter and more awesome place – and we want to help you! Whether you head a student organization or want to run your own nonprofit, we can all use a financial boost and a little assistance from someone who has “been there and done it.”

September Funding Roundup

We may be officially one month into the school year, but it’s not too late to get some extra financial help! Here’s a list of some awesome scholarships and opportunities that are still accepting applications. Check them out! Zombie Apocalypse Scholarship Deadline: October 31, 2016 Calling all “Walking Dead” fans! Write an essay about how

1,000 Dreams Fund’s “State Of The Girl” Research Featured in USA Today’s USA Snapshots!

We’re proud to announce that our “State Of The Girl” research was featured in USA Today’s USA Snapshots on September 5, 2016! Check it out in the bottom left! USA Today Money Snapshot

How To Avoid That Crushing Student Loan Debt

By Christie Garton, Founder of the 1,000 Dreams Fund As a student or even as a post-grad, student loan debt can take over your life and affect your performance in school or in the workplace. For students, juggling their personal finances can be equally tricky; most college-aged kids are getting their first exposure to “the