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Per Scholas has helped launch more than 15,000 careers in technology, helping individuals quadruple their incomes post-training through our evidence-based training.

Your donation is a crucial investment in rebooting the economy in a more inclusive way by improving access to high-growth careers for people of color, women, and others underrepresented in tech. Per Scholas learners become critical talent for reopening businesses and drive economic growth for communities.

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Why I donated

I donate because I believe that everyone deserves an opportunity and Per Scholas provides people a platform to begin their careers. — Ivan Rivera | New York Advisory Board Member, Per Scholas alum
We support high-impact, evidence-based approaches that are ready for scale. Ballmer Group has committed to Per Scholas’ growth because the ability to earn a living wage is an important step toward economic mobility. — Connie Ballmer | Co-Founder, Ballmer Group
We have contributed to Per Scholas for nearly a decade, watching it grow from a small, local nonprofit into a national leader producing strong outcomes for unemployed and underemployed adults. — Marci Hunn | Program Director, The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation

Your Donation At Work

A three-year impact evaluation found that:

8:1 Every dollar invested in Per Scholas yields $8 in benefits to local communities.

$6800 Earned more per year than individuals who did not attend Per Scholas

48% More likely to report life satisfaction than control group

Per Scholas Graduate, Tara Jacobs, headshot
I never really knew how to communicate professionally or sell myself in an interview, but with the management and development team at Per Scholas, I was able to build on my mindset, my character, and my technical skills. I am grateful for Per Scholas in many ways.

Meet Tara Jacobs