We support organizations that produce strong academic outcomes, such as literacy, high school graduation, college attendance and postsecondary degrees.

We support organizations that produce strong academic outcomes, such as literacy, high school graduation, college attendance and postsecondary degrees.

2018 IMPACT:

INVESTMENT: $7.1M

PERCENTAGE OF CORE GRANTMAKING INVESTMENT: 47%

THE NEED: Nationwide, only 21% of low-income, first-generation students who enroll in college graduate.

TIPPING POINT IMPACT:

Young people served by Tipping Point grantees earn college degrees at twice the rate of low-income, first-generation college students nationally.

  • 4,016 students achieved grade level math + reading proficiency.
  • 1,156 students graduated high school or completed their GED.
  • 5,064 students enrolled in post-secondary education and persisted towards graduation.