Our Impact

Highlights AS OF 2018

Since 2016:

  • 91% of our students are still in school or have graduated.

  • Five of our students have graduated.

  • Since 2016, Raise the Barr has awarded nearly $250,000 in scholarships and emergency grants

In 2018:

  • We launched an emergency grant application for single parents with partner charities in Los Angeles.

  • We distributed grants to the University of Minnesota and Jeremiah Program for them to distribute emergency grants directly to their undergraduate students.

  • We made a gift to the University of Minnesota’s Student Parent HELP Center (SPHC) to fund a new research initiative that will evaluate SPHC’s programming and its impact on student parents’ successful graduation.

  • We increased the number of our annual scholarships from four to twelve.

Now meet our scholarship students!

Our 2019/2020 Scholarship Recipients

Our 2018/2019 Scholarship Recipients

Our 2017/2018 Scholarship Recipients

Our 2016/2017 Scholarship Recipients

Our 2015/2016 Scholarship Recipient

Our Graduates