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It's back to school time and First Graduate needs your help, now more than ever, to reach more students in San Francisco. 

AND to sweeten the deal (as if giving wasn't sweet enough) we just received a challenge grant from the Caerus Foundation - they will match any donation from a new donor (or any amount you give above what you gave last year) up to $50,000!


About First Graduate

We are a free college success program that helps students finish high school and become the first in their families to graduate from college.


But we're unlike any other program out there, here why:

  •  Students apply to become a part of First Graduate when they are in the sixth grade, and stay in the program until they graduate college – that’s 10 + years.
  • Each student gets 300+ hours of free personalized coaching covering everything from after school tutoring to SAT prep to college visits. 
  • 100% of our high school seniors graduate and enroll in a 2- or 4-year college.
  • 88% of our students graduate CSU eligible, and 68% UC eligible.

These are our students, they are our future, and with your support we can transform this city into #OurSanFrancisco.

Image titleSerena poses with First Graduate staff at her graduation from Galileo High School. Serena received the Outstanding Girl of the Senior Class award, and will be starting as a Freshman at UC Berkeley in a few weeks. She will be the first in her familiy to graduate from college.