College Success Foundation - District of Columbia (CSF – DC) is a nonprofit that opened its doors in 2007 to serve low-income students and students of color in Wards 7 and 8 in our nation's capital. CSF – DC is a subsidiary of the College Success Foundation. With a significant grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, it assists students in six high schools by providing scholarships, support and mentoring to help them earn a college degree. Read our story.
In addition to operating its scholarship and support programs, CSF – DC oversees the Double the Numbers (DTN) initiative in the District of Columbia. The Double the Numbers coalition represents an unprecedented commitment by DC community leaders to ensure that many more DC students succeed in college...
Low-income, underserved students face multiple barriers to success in college and in life. Our scholars have amazing stories - they are seeing outstanding success despite the challenges they have encountered. Please read the personal stories of our scholars, as well as the stories of the mentors and donors who know and support them. View Stories
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