Invest in Dreamers

YOUR ESSENTIAL ROLE


Our investors—major donors to the Dream Project—are an integral part of the work we do.

We recognize that your investment is more than just a financial gift—it’s a demonstration of your values, a belief in the power of working together, and a commitment to support the tremendous potential of immigrant students. Many investors support the Dream Project with a gift of $10,000 or more per year. Others make a personal drive for additional funding to the Dream Project through house parties, corporate support, and foundation gifts.


94%

of our Dream Project Scholars have stayed in college, well above the national average of 70%!


81%

of our scholars are the first person in their family to attend college or university.


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We set a goal of $120,000 for the Invest in Dreamers initiative in 2019-2020. Thanks to the generosity of the following investors, our Dream Scholars will provide even greater returns to our country. These Dream Investors have allowed us to surpass our goal and provided the Dream Project a grand total of $184,500. 


153%!


Two Anonymous Donors

Donald Graham & Amanda Bennet

Denise Ferguson

Tom & Magaly Hirst

Rita Lewis

General (Ret.) and Mrs. Colin Powell

Michael & Jane Powell

Robert Remes & Deborah Carliner

Robert & Sandra Smith

David & Gretchen Welch

David & Julie Zalkind


A special thanks to each of these generous Dream Project Investors!

This incredibly successful initiative was made possible by ACT for Alexandria who awarded the Dream Project a Capacity Building Grant in 2018. We also deeply appreciate Susan Kelly from Kelly Strategies, who helped frame and build this initiative.

We continue to seek Dream Investors that can join us in ensuring continued sustainable growth for the Dream Project with a generous $10,000 gift for our 10th Anniversary in 2020-2021. Our Dream Investors make a clear statement that they wholeheartedly believe that a students’ immigration status should not prevent them from achieving their full potential, accessing college, or living in the only place they call home.

Your investment directly supports high-achieving immigrant students and rewards their perseverance at a time of high uncertainty and mounting obstacles. More than that, you generous contribution helps immigrant students achieve their dreams and change their trajectory and that of their families for generations to come.

Please consider becoming a Dream Project Investor and help us celebrate our 10th Anniversary in2020-2021.

You can make your donation by check, through a wire transfer, through the transfer of stock, by credit card (a 2.5% fee will be charged for donations made by credit card), or by combining your personal gift with corporate matching funds.

If you have any questions, please contact our Executive Director, Lizzette Arias by phone at (571) 268-1083 or through email at lizzette@dreamproject-va.org



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