Scholarship America, the nation’s largest private sector scholarship and education support organization, is committed to expanding access to educational opportunities and encouraging academic achievement through its Dollars for Scholars®, Scholarship Management Services™, and ScholarShop® programs. Scholarship America is the administrator of the Families of Freedom Scholarship Fund™ and is coordinator of many of the alliance scholarship funds.
The Citigroup Foundation
The Citigroup Foundation is the principal philanthropic program of Citigroup and the vehicle through which its missions of charitable contributions and social responsibility are implemented. Working with a global network of colleagues and partners, the Foundation gives grants focused in three main areas: Financial Education, Educating the Next Generation, and Building Communities and Entrepreneurs.
DaimlerChrysler Corporation Fund
DaimlerChrysler, owned by European, U.S., and other international investors, is one of the world’s leading automotive, transportation and services companies. The DaimlerChrysler Corporation Fund, established in 1953, provides grants to charitable and nonprofit organizations.
Institute for International Education (IIE)
IIE administers the Fulbright scholarships for the U.S. Department of State and the National Security Exchange Program for the Department of Defense and also administers scholarship programs for global corporations.
International Youth Foundation (IYF)
Established in 1990 to bring worldwide resources to young people in need, IYF works with hundreds of companies, foundations, and civil society organizations to strengthen and "scale up" existing programs that are making a positive and lasting difference in young lives.
Polo Ralph Lauren Foundation
The Polo Ralph Lauren Foundation is a charitable foundation created for the purpose of providing support for philanthropic programs including, but not limited to, education, healthcare in medically under-served communities, the arts and community-based initiatives.
The Power of America Fund
Energy companies from around the world joined together to form The Power of America Fund to ensure future educational assistance to the surviving children of the victims of September 11 terrorist attacks. Participating energy companies are: Electricite’ de France, Entergy Corporation, Exelon Corporation, Mignon Faget, North Western Corporation, Nuclear Management Company, Public Service Company of New Mexico (PMN), Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC), Sempra Energy, and TXU.
Scottish Rite Foundation, Southern Jurisdiction, U.S.A., Inc.
The Foundation was established and incorporated as a public foundation for benevolent and educational purposes. Foundation funds will be used to provide support for the treatment of children with communication disorders and for scholarships.
September 11 Scholarship Alliance Advisors
American Jewish World Service (AJWS)
AJWS is an independent not-for-profit organization founded in 1985 to help alleviate poverty, hunger and disease among the people of the world regardless of race, religion or nationality. Emergency funds raised since September 11 have been used to provide grants to local grassroots organizations in the New York City area that are providing assistance to individuals and families directly affected by the World Trade Center tragedy. s
Educational Testing Services (ETS)
As the world's largest private educational testing and measurement organization and a leader in educational research, ETS is dedicated to advancing equity and quality in education by providing fair and valid assessments, research, and related services. ETS serves the needs of individuals, educational institutions and agencies, and governmental bodies in 181 countries through the development and administration of more than 11 million tests worldwide.
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
FEMA is an independent federal agency with more than 2,600 full-time employees assigned to headquarters in Washington, D.C., and regional and area offices across the country. Nearly 4,000 additional standby disaster assistance employees are available to help out after disasters.
Jack Kent Cooke Foundation
The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation is a private, independent foundation, established through a bequest of Jack Kent Cooke to help young people of exceptional promise reach their full potential through education. The purpose of the Foundation is to reward young men and women for unusual intelligence, application, deportment, and character.
National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA)
NASFAA, founded 35 years ago, exists to promote the professional preparation, effectiveness, and mutual support of persons involved in student financial aid administration. The Association serves as a national forum and acts as a focus for the expression of views on matters relating to the development, funding, and administration of financial aid. For information about other scholarship funds available visit www.nasfaa.org.
New York State Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC)
HESC is the state agency that helps people pay for college by administering the Tuition Assistance Program (TAP), guaranteeing student loans, offering guidance, and administering the College Savings program for students and families.
Founded in 1906 by Pace brothers, Homer and Charles, as a business school for men and women who aspired to a better life, Pace Institute began its transformation into a modern university, with emphasis on the liberal arts and sciences. Under the dynamic leadership and fiscally sound management of Robert Pace, Pace University has grown into one of the largest universities in New York State and has a reputation for excellent teaching and talented, ambitious graduates.
Safe Horizon is New York City’s leading provider of victim assistance, advocacy, and violence prevention services. In its centers and through its nine community offices and 24-hour telephone hotlines, Safe Horizon offers crisis support counseling, help in coping with trauma, and referrals to a wide variety of resources.
September 11 th Fund
The September 11 th Fund was created to provide a way for individuals, businesses and foundations to help the victims, families and communities affected by the events of September 11, 2001. Founders Lorie Slutsky, President of The New York Community Trust, and Ralph Dickerson, Jr., President of United Way of New York, along with their respective senior staffs, gave the Fund a broad mandate so it could serve both immediate and long-term needs and dissolve when the mandate has achieved its objectives.
Silver Shield Foundation
The Silver Shield Foundation is dedicated to preserving the hopes and dreams of the families of police officers and firefighters killed in the line of duty in the greater New York area.
Twin Towers Fund
Rudolph W. Giuliani, former Mayor of New York City, established the Twin Towers Fund to ensure that the generous outpourings of support for the families of uniformed services heroes affected by the disaster of September 11, 2001, are coordinated, responsive, responsible and accountable and to assist, support and recognize the families of the members of the uniformed services who lost their lives.
United Negro College Fund (UNCF)
Since its inception in 1944, UNCF has grown to become the nation’s oldest and most successful African American education assistance organization. UNCF’s mission is to enhance the quality of education by providing financial assistance to deserving students, raising operating funds for member colleges and universities, and increasing access to technology for students and faculty at historically black colleges and universities.