To assist in the social and economic development of Oregon’s low-income communities and contribute to a broader understanding of ethnic and culturally diverse groups.
Bottom Line for Portland
Last year, BUF awarded more than $70,000 in scholarships to offset tuition for 17 college-bound students of color. BUF also supported 461 students with scholarship writing and financial education workshops, via one-on-one mentorship, and through college fairs and other school presentations.
“The program is very helpful for me, because I come from a family that does not speak English. I’m getting the help they are not able to provide me.”—Mentor4Success participant
All G!G donors of $25 or more to BUF will be entered in a prize drawing to win a pair of sneakers from Chronicled. Donors of $75 or more will receive an item of apparel from Beast Mode.