• Streamlined Giving: Donor Advised Funds

    A Donor Advised Fund (DAF) is an avenue for donors to connect with nonprofit 501(c)(3) organizations like College Possible. DAFs provide a flexible way for donors to pass money through to a charity, which absorbs management of the funds. For donors utilizing a DAF, there are many benefits, including: DAFs can only distribute to 501(c)(3) […]

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  • Donate to big dreams on Give to the Max Day!

    College Possible students are dreaming big. They are ready to build businesses, run for political office, earn PhDs and more! Join us to celebrate College Possible students’ big dreams by making a gift on Minnesota’s largest day of giving, Give to the Max Day. Now through November 14, all gifts made to College Possible Minnesota […]

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  • U.S. Marine Corps Corporal and UNL student in College Possible manages classes, internship and national service

    The United States Marine Corps has a motto “Semper Fidelis” meaning “Always Faithful.” College student Sandra Lopez applies that motto to her faith in the future and earning her bachelor’s degree. Sandra, a 2015 Omaha South High Magnet School graduate, is not a typical student. She’s a senior at University of Nebraska–Lincoln and a corporal in […]

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  • Growth Through Service: Welcoming Candice Powers to Philadelphia’s Leadership Team

    College Possible Philadelphia is excited to welcome Candice Powers to the leadership team as our new high school program coordinator. Prior to joining College Possible, Candice attended the University of South Alabama where she earned a bachelor’s degree in international relations and a minor in international business. Upon finishing her undergraduate degree, Candice completed two […]

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  • Circle of Impact Raises over $150,000 for College Possible Minnesota Students

    On Tuesday, October 29, College Possible Minnesota and presenting sponsor CircleRock hosted our second annual Circle of Impact event. More than 200 people gathered at the Machine Shop in Northeast Minneapolis for an evening of music, food and generosity. The night kicked off with a program, which included introductions and stories by College Possible President Craig […]

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  • Ed Notes from Edie – The Cost of College

    Because the only thing we do at College Possible is help students from low-income backgrounds earn college degrees, I’m often asked my opinions on the cost of college. Is the cost too high? Should it be free? I can unequivocally say that college costs are out of whack. Since 1978, the cost of college has […]

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  • On The Table Event Discusses Future of National Service

    The future of national service was a hot topic during the Greater Milwaukee Foundation’s On the Table event October 10. The participation from community members was inspiring, as well as the collaboration between College Possible, Public Allies, City Year and event organizer, Bridge the City. Participants had robust small-group discussions on challenges and opportunities facing […]

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  • A College Possible Family at Coe College

    Since fall 2018, Coe College and College Possible have collaborated to support students from low-income backgrounds from their first year to graduation. With College Possible’s help via a Catalyze partnership, Coe College has demonstrated its commitment to creating an environment that fosters students’ success and social belonging. Coe College coaches, Kyrsha Balderas and Steven Sharkey-Dye […]

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  • Meet Jessica

    “Making it through college, a step that people think is impossible for students with backgrounds like mine, is the most amazing thing.”

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  • Meet Huy

    “If I could describe my experience as a college student in one word—it would be ‘amazing!'”

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