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September 16, 2019

Increasing College Completion for Generational Change

Author: Jane L. Polin

Publisher: GrantCraft

Funders: Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Ford Foundation

This GrantCraft case study, developed for Candid's scholarshipsforchange.org portal, explores the Lebron James Family Foundation's I Promise program. The I Promise program supports students at every step in their academic journey, starting from elementary education through college preparedness. This case study details the formation of the program, the I Promise School, and the impact made on students in Akron.