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We recognize the transformational impact incremental changes can make on a student’s life. Partnering with entire schools, we work to increase high school graduation and  postsecondary readiness rates while engaging community partnerships to uplift students, families, and whole neighborhoods.

515.271.1976

mailing: 2507 UNIVERSITY AVE

DES MOINES, IA 50311

physical: 3206 UNIVERSITY AVE #212

DES MOINES, IA 50311

info@bydegreesfoundation.org

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Become a monthly supporter or make a one-time gift. Every dollar goes the distance in providing our students with educational opportunities.

SPONSOR A SCHOLAR

Support college savings account milestones, postsecondary & career activities, and programs for a specific grade level and their families.

Only $500 in a 529 savings account makes students from low-income communities

FOUR TIMES more likely to graduate from college.

(From University of Kansas' Asset & Education Initiative report, July 2013)

 
Sponsor a Scholar

You'll have a direct impact on our scholars by supporting their college savings account milestones, integrated college and career activities, college visits, and programming that benefits our scholars and their families.

What You'll Receive

  • Invitations to:

    • Breakfasts with Scholars​

    • Career Day to highlight your profession

    • School activities and field trips

  • Regular updates on academic progress and enrichment activities​

  • Optional volunteer opportunities, both one-time or ongoing