A quick update from Project Inspire Firstly, we want to send our thoughts and prayers to all of those impacted by the Coronavirus in any way. We are living in unprecedented times and understand this can be a challenging time for many. We also wanted to let you know that we’re continuing to serve our … Continue reading
Category Archives: About Project Inspire
What first-generation college students need
How we’re doing our part to support first-generation college students with research-driven practices, and how you can too! If you had the opportunity to go to college, then you know that it is no easy endeavor. And research shows that for first-generation college students, the college experience can be even more challenging. Years ago, we at … Continue reading
We surpassed our 2019 campaign goal!
This past weekend, as Project Inspire leadership and supporters came together in Washington, D.C. to celebrate 15 years of us doing great service to youth and communities around the country, we also celebrated us reaching and surpassing our $2,000 fundraising goal for this year’s campaign! Thank you for sending positive thoughts our way or contributing financially to our campaign!!! Below, … Continue reading
Check out what our scholarship recipients are up to! (Part 1)
Our recipients are doing amazing things on college campuses around the country. Check out updates from a few of our students who are currently enrolled in college who are being supported by our scholarship program, and look out for part 2 of these updates coming in a few weeks. We asked our recipients one of … Continue reading
Join us in Washington, D.C. on August 2nd as we celebrate 12 years of scholarships and mentorship for youth!
You don’t want to miss out on two very special events Project Inspire has coming up to celebrate our 12th year of providing scholarship and mentorship for deserving high school youth to go to college and thrive while there! Check out some highlights of our Washington, D.C. event below, and click on the flier or … Continue reading
The necessity of organizations like Project Inspire to first-generation college students
High school. For some, it’s a time full of hope, wonder, and new possibilities. And for others, it’s a clear reminder that they are getting to a critical point in their lives that they have no idea how to navigate. As a result, some of our brightest students lose interest in academics, feeling like their … Continue reading
Celebrating the 10th anniversary of Project Inspire’s scholarship program in Miami, Florida!
From left to right, Lynn Geffrad (2011 recipient), Timothy Hill (2015 recipient), Octavia McFarlane (2014 recipient), Daphne Valcin (Project Inspire Founder and Executive Director), Clairminza Almonor (2015 recipient), Alicia Thompson (2014 recipient) Though our organization has been in operation since 2003, for 10 years now, Project Inspire has been helping dreams come true for high … Continue reading
Project Inspire Scholarship Alumni Profile: Torie Cobbs
This is the second of a profile series written by Social Media Coordinator Michelle Vergara that showcases previous Project Inspire Scholarship winners. Torie Cobbs is currently a junior at the University of West Florida (UWF), majoring in exercise and health science. She will be transferring to Oklahoma State University in Fall 2015 to be closer … Continue reading
Teaching our youth about respect and body image
Project Inspire (PI) has proactively taken a creative approach to combating bullying and ensuring our youth know what it is to love others and themselves. This past summer, PI partnered with Suited for Success, in Suitland, MD, to present at its Summer Performing Arts Camp, Polished & Empowered “Creating Young Ladies of Distinction.” During a … Continue reading