A Better Chance

New York, NY

Amount granted: $20,000

Grant year: 2017

Grant category: Education


To be used to support general operating expenses, specifically the initial stages of the College Preparatory Schools process (identification and preparation) in the New York and New England metro areas.

Since 1963, A Better Chance has been opening the door to educational opportunities for thousands of young people of color in this nation. Its mission is to increase substantially the number of well-educated young people of color who are capable of assuming positions of responsibility and leadership in American society.  The mission is carried out through its signature College Preparatory Schools Program (“CPSP”), which annually recruits, refers and supports about 500 A Better Chance Scholars at the nation’s leading boarding, day and public schools.