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.

P4S Scholars Grows by 4x in 2nd Year

We did it! Thanks to help from our donors, PIPs for School (P4S) Scholars is kicking off its second year with two more NYC-based Host Partners and nearly four times the number of Scholars. Our newest Host Partners, PRACTICE Benefit Corporation (PRACTICE) and Goddard Riverside’s Options Center (Options Center), join RIVER FUND NY, our flagship

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P4S Scholars Grows by 4x in 2nd Year

Hope for a positive future: P4S Scholars sets students up for success

As the pilot year of the PIPs for School (P4S) Scholars program, hosted by RIVER FUND NY, the poverty-fighting Community Based Organization (CBO) in Queens, wraps up, and we ready ourselves to triple the number of Host Partners and students in the program, we’re pausing to take stock of how the year went for our first class

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Hope for a positive future: P4S Scholars sets students up for success

Chrisber V.

Eighteen-year-old Chrisber V. is a high school senior at the High School Academy for Careers in Television and Film, but with a dream of helping others on a scale that’s “bigger than me;” he plans to study mechanical engineering in college. “I’m becoming a mechanical engineer because I have in mind that a lot of

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Chrisber V.

Want to know the secret to boosting student engagement? (Hint: it fits in the palm of your hand)

The PIPs for School (P4S) program “helps you to set everyday goals that help the environment,” explains a University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS) student participant. “You feel accomplished at the end of each day.” Nearly 3,000 UCCS students joined in the P4S program, which started in August 2019 and ended in July 2022. Students

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Want to know the secret to boosting student engagement? (Hint: it fits in the palm of your hand)

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 Grant Awarded

84

Scholars

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New-Completed Program

92 %

Completed Program

3290 Ibs

Carbon Saved

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