Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF)

Changing the World One Leader at a Time

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I have always counted myself lucky to be able to work in a field that directly impacts the lives of talented young people preparing themselves for a bright future. As a former president of an HBCU (Historically Black College or University), the majority of students whom I met were intent on creating a future for themselves and their families that brought economic stability.

TMCF Bridging the Resource Gap: Getting Students to and Through College and Into Good Jobs

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As a former college president, each fall my mind turns to students for whom a college education can make a profound difference – if only they had the resources to attend and finish. I think of sacrifices some students make to continue their education: living in their cars or on friends’ couches or skipping meals. And, I think about those students who will not return to school because they cannot afford the full cost of tuition, fees, books, room and board. 

Turn Today's HBCU Students Into Tomorrow's Leaders With Thurgood Marshall College Fund

By Johnny C. Taylor, Jr., President & CEO, Thurgood Marshall College Fund
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Over the last several months, the Thurgood Marshall College Fund received over 3,500 applications for about 500 scholarships providing financial assistance to students at our 47 historically black member institutions across the country.

TMCF and Wells Fargo Work Hand-in-Hand to Affect Tangible, Lasting Change on Education

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Few non-profit organizations enjoy strategic and comprehensive partnerships that support its programs, improve the organization itself, and work hand-in-hand to affect tangible, lasting change in the lives of the people they serve.  For the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF), we have this type of relationship with Wells Fargo Bank.

Changing the World One Leader at a Time

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Most families (97%) agree that the key to achieving the American Dream is through investing in their children’s college education. Yet, for a growing number of American families, meeting the full cost of college is an obstacle to achieving that dream. 

Shaping the American Dream by Investing in Education

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By Johnny C. Taylor, Jr., President & CEO, Thurgood Marshall College Fund

TMCF 27th Awards Gala: Developing Minds and Delivering Dreams By Empowering High-Achieving Students to Overcome Barriers

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If your business believes in the power of education and opportunity, and is committed to developing and hiring a new generation of global leaders, then you should know about a truly inspiring event that took place in Washington, D.C. a few weeks ago – the Thurgood Marshall College Fund’s 27th Annual Awards Gala, themed “Developing Minds... Delivering Dreams.

Our Country Is Not Producing Enough College Graduates - 16 Million Too Few by 2025

America's Future is Shaped by Our Actions Today
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America’s future depends on our ability to train future generations to fill necessary workforce positions, and to continue innovating so that American businesses can meet new challenges and open new sectors. Yet, our country is not producing enough college graduates to meet the growing demand – 16 million too few by 2025, according to the Kresge Foundation.

America’s future is shaped by our actions today.  Each graduate that walks through the college education doors today with a completed degree will have a brighter tomorrow, ultimately shaping a better future for America.

Keeping Educational Doors Open to Shape a Successful Future for America

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America’s future depends on our ability to train future generations to fill necessary workforce positions, and to continue innovating so that American businesses can meet new challenges and open new sectors.  Yet, our country is not producing enough college graduates to meet the growing demand – 16 million too few by 2025, according to the Kresge Foundation.

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