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Farther Foundation

  • David Weindling
  • President
  • (708) 497-7240

Program Description

Farther Foundation inspires greater achievement for high school students from under-represented populations through participation in unique educational travel experiences.Through participation in unique educational travel experiences, Farther Foundation inspires greater aspirations and achievement for students living in challenging circumstances. Inspired by experience, students become active and engaged learners, full of potential and more fully aware of the world and its opportunities.

Services Provided

  • College transition and retention support
  • Scholarships and last-dollar grants

Demographics

Education Level and
Number of Students

  • High School: 250
  • Middle School: 0
  • Elementary School: 0
  • Post-secondary: 0
  • Non-traditional: 0

Populations Served

  • Academically At-risk
  • Academically High-performing
  • ESL Students

First-Generation

  • More than 75%

Representative
Colleges Attended
by Alumni

  • Furman
  • Kenyon College
  • Southern Illinois University-Carbondale
  • St Olaf College
  • University of Illinois at Chicago

Matriculation & Completion

  • 4-yr College Matriculation: 99%