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Unlocking Potential. Changing the Face of Tech.

Per Scholas has helped launch more than 20,000 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


Unlocking Potential
Changing the Face of Tech


Per Scholas is proud to announce that we are winners of the 2023 Kristof Holiday Impact Prize, and we have been selected as a beneficiary of The New York Times Communities Fund. Contributions from these campaigns will fuel Per Scholas’ Career Access Fund, providing thousands of diverse learners in 2024 with everything they need to unlock their potential through tuition-free tech training.

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