Category Archives: College Access

College persistence and graduation

College persistence and graduation: going to college is not enough, graduation is the key. Continue reading

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Bridging the gap in college graduation for rich and poor

Study results released by The Alliance for Higher Education and Democracy at the University of Pennsylvania have been all over the news today. The study paints an increasingly bleak picture regarding college graduation rates for students from low-income verse higher income families. But this doesn’t have to be the end of the story. Continue reading

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Life changing experiences for deserving students

Thank you for supporting Farther Foundation and the students we serve. Thanks to you, deserving students are participating in┬álife-changing, educational travel experiences across the country and around the world. It’s not too late to make a difference this year. Make … Continue reading

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A closed door is not a locked door

A closed door is not a locked door. Dejah knew she would have to open┬ásome new doors in order to challenge herself and achieve all the goals she has in life. Dejah used her Farther Foundation scholarship to participate in … Continue reading

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An Adventure in Norway

    Don’t forget Giving Tuesday on 12/2/14. You can make your tax deductible donation at http://www.fartherfoundation.org. Jacqueline battled the elements and some personal fears when she decided to participate in a rugged outdoor adventure in Norway. Her experience was … Continue reading

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