We are committed to breaking the cycle of poverty for low-income single- parent families by providing single parents access to a post secondary education or certification.

It's about more than tuition.


Upcoming Events

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2018 RTB Free 'FUN'damentals Football Camp

June 16, 2018 at Loyola High School in Los Angeles.  For youth entering 3rd through 8th grade in fall 2018. Learn more.

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The Second Annual Perfect Pairing Wine Tasting!

A fundraiser on June 27 to launch the Raise the Barr Los Angeles Emergency Grant Fund for single parent scholars.    

Tickets available now.   Learn more.


Our APPROACH

In addition to providing scholarships for tuition and childcare assistance, Raise the Barr (RTB) collaborates with other charitable organizations and corporate partners to provide single parent families access to a variety of comprehensive community resources.  We work together to remove the obstacles to higher education by providing access to such services as affordable safe housing, empowerment and financial literacy training, and job placement and coaching.  We believe in a two-generational holistic approach to transforming the lives of single parents and their families.

We continue to seek charitable nonprofit organizations and corporations that are interested in helping us develop sustainable programs that can be replicated across the country.

Congratulations To Our Scholars!

 

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We are so proud of our 2018 graduating scholarship recipients Jessica Marie Armstrong from Ashford University, Mary Bonilla from the University of Minnesota, Heidi Davis from the University of Minnesota, Janine Radoc from Cal Baptist University and Brandi Zetwick from Bemidji State!

We can't wait to see what the future holds for you!

 

 

Grant News

 Raise the Barr announces grants to Jeremiah Program (Twin Cities) and University of Minnesota’s Student Parent HELP Center (SPHC) to launch a Raise the Barr Emergency Fund at each charity.   Read more

Raise the Barr announces grants to Jeremiah Program (Twin Cities) and University of Minnesota’s Student Parent HELP Center (SPHC) to launch a Raise the Barr Emergency Fund at each charity.  Read more

 Thanks to a $50,000 grant from Country Financial, Jeremiah Program has a new compute room.  Read more.    Watch video

Thanks to a $50,000 grant from Country Financial, Jeremiah Program has a new compute room. Read more.

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 In September, Anthony became a major sponsor of the Loyola High School's football season to support bringing the games back to campus. Go Cubs!

In September, Anthony became a major sponsor of the Loyola High School's football season to support bringing the games back to campus. Go Cubs!

 

Two Generations of Impact: Our Scholarship Recipients

 One of our 2017/2018 scholarship recipients, Jenna Michaud, with her family.  Jenna is attending the University of St. Thomas in Minnesota.  Congratulations!

One of our 2017/2018 scholarship recipients, Jenna Michaud, with her family.  Jenna is attending the University of St. Thomas in Minnesota.  Congratulations!

 2016/2017 Scholarship recipient, Janine Radoc of Corona, California with her children.  Janine is attending Cal Baptist University studying marketing.

2016/2017 Scholarship recipient, Janine Radoc of Corona, California with her children.  Janine is attending Cal Baptist University studying marketing.

 2016/2017 Scholarship recipient Brandi Zetwick, of Bemidji, Minnesota with her daughters.  Brandi is attending attending Bemidji State University.

2016/2017 Scholarship recipient Brandi Zetwick, of Bemidji, Minnesota with her daughters.  Brandi is attending attending Bemidji State University.

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Scholarship Application Status: Closed

 We will announce when the 2018/2019 applications are available.

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