With nearly half of all college students dropping out over unpaid debts of as little as $1000, PIPs Education Fund is meeting the urgency of the moment with an innovative, tech-enabled, action-study pathway that helps low-income students overcome barriers to equity in education while learning the power of individual action and community engagement.

New Year, New Bank: Switch to Atmos, Donate to PEF

Dear Friends: I’ll tell you more below about why you want to switch to the world’s leading climate-positive banking alternative, but first, I want to be totally clear that when you open and fund an Atmos account through this link, they will make a donation to PIPs Education Fund (PEF) in support of the PIPs

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<strong>New Year, New Bank: Switch to Atmos, Donate to PEF</strong>

PIPs for School Scholar: Maria B.

“My life goal is to always be truthful to myself,” says Maria Boyan-Azumally, a student at Southern New Hampshire University, aspiring private investigator, mother of two, and PIPs for School (P4S) Scholar, “Whether it’s in my personal life or…in my career…I just want to hold [on] to that part where I’m truthful and honest in

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PIPs for School Scholar: Maria B.

What Possible Difference Could It Make? Vol. 1: Riding the Bus

People have been known to snicker when I tell them we award PIPs, or Positive Impact Points, to our PIPs Rewards™ App users for taking the bus, refilling water bottles, and recycling. These are valuable points that can be converted into scholarship grants and gift cards for food and other essentials. “So why?” they ask.

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What Possible Difference Could It Make?                Vol. 1: Riding the Bus

Bringing Out the Change-Maker in All of Us

Can you think of a game that uses some form of currency (coins, tokens, etc.) to encourage people to keep playing? Have you ever gotten hooked on such a game, motivated to earn a reward? Now, imagine if instead of virtual coins that allow you to level up or unlock a fun hat for your

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Bringing Out the Change-Maker in All of Us

The Power of PIPs

BY THE NUMBERS

PIPs’ unique platform is prompting engagement in beneficial actions and helping students persist in school. To date:

$ 20000

in Grants Awarded

84

Scholars

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New-Completed Program

92 %

Completed Program

3290 Ibs

Carbon Saved

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