Tag Archives: Education

A College Experience – Go Farther

You can help. Farther Foundation and the students we serve depend on the tax deductible donations from people like you to make these life changing experiences possible. Visit our website to make a donation online. Farther Foundation is a 501(c)(3) … Continue reading

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Summer Learning Matters

National Summer Learning Day is Thursday, July 14. According to the National Summer Learning Association: ‚ÄúSummer learning loss, the phenomenon where young people lose academic skills over the summer, is one of the most significant causes of the achievement gap … Continue reading

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Video: Our Students. Our Program. Our Impact

What difference does it make to study abroad, or to make a wilderness expedition, or to study for the summer at a prestigious university? To an eager and deserving student from a family where opportunities and resources are scarce, it … Continue reading

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Farther Foundation welcomes new board members

Farther Foundation enthusiastically welcomes two new board members to our organization. Nancy Baker and Bill Kling add a wealth of expertise in education and public policy as well as broad experience in nonprofit organization leadership. Continue reading

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Educational Travel Photo Contest Winners

After returning from their programs across the country and around the world, our students submit their photos to us and we choose our favorites to share with you in our annual photo contest.
The top three student photos will win prizes. Here are this year’s runners up. Continue reading

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#GivingTuesday

We want to thank the folks at Unite4: Good for helping us put together a video that explains the mission of Farther Foundation. Today on #GivingTuesday we thought we would share it with you. It is still a work in … Continue reading

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From Fear to Responsibility

Each year at Farther Foundation our scholarship recipients return from their summer programs and write essays to share their experiences with us. A panel reads all the essays and awards prizes to our favorite. The first place winner this year … Continue reading

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