Our IMPACT is exponential.
We help thousands of low-income youth achieve against the odds in school and in life by strengthening the leadership and organizational effectiveness of education nonprofits serving under-resourced urban communities.
Make our IMPACT Possible
Why our Work Matters
As demand increases and resources shrink, nonprofit CEOs working tirelessly on the frontlines need more than creative curriculum and a heart for helping low-income youth to keep the lights on and the doors open.
To survive and thrive in a challenging and often lonely job, nonprofit CEOs need, but seldom can afford, the comprehensive, ongoing and proven effective
EDUCATION, COACHING, MENTORING, NETWORKING + ACCOUNTABILITY
our City Scholars® Fellowship for Education provides tuition-free for extraordinarily collaborative leaders who are distinguished as City Scholars® Foundation Fellows.
The City Scholars® Fellowship teaches what defines an effective nonprofit and gives leaders concrete strategies to implement that really “move the needle.” Since 2014, when I was invited to join the Fellowship, we’ve increased our annual revenues from $350,000 to over $1.1 million and now educate 2,200 more youth each year.
Bill Thompson, Executive Director
City Scholars® Foundation Fellow
4,000 youth served/year (94% low-income)
Los Angeles, Culver City and Hollywood