The mission of The Steve Francis Foundation is to create educational and recreational opportunities for at-risk youth.

2014 Scholarship Celebration -Hollywood Award Show
Tuesday, 20 May 2014 17:14

 

The Steve Francis Foundation hosted its 10th Anniversary Scholarship Celebration on June 8th at the Embassy Suites Downtown Houston. The theme of this year's event was Hollywood Award Show, as we presented awards to each of our Scholars. The Celebration honored SFF Scholars Jackie Garcia, Joshua Collins, and Kiara Pruitt who recently earned their college degrees and welcomed our eight new 2014 Scholars to the SFF family.

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Pro-Vision: A Community of Hope for Houston Youth
Wednesday, 05 March 2014 12:02

March 5, 2014 – In the final segment of our partner feature series, we feature Pro-Vision Academy, a catalyst for effecting and empowering change in the Houston community. We welcomed the organization in 2013 and their students will be eligible to apply for The Steve Francis Foundation Scholarship in 2014. Located in the Southeast Houston's Sunnyside neighborhood, Pro-Vision has impacted the lives of over 4,000 youth.

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TFA Taking Action Across The Nation To Transform Lives
Friday, 24 January 2014 17:46

Continuing our series highlighting SFF Foundation partners, this January we spotlight Teach For America, who joined as a scholarship partner last year. The program has been a pacesetter in education reform for more than 20 years in Houston. Schools in Houston’s lowest income areas have had the honor of nearly 2,000 Teach For America corps members teaching since 1991. The Foundation and Teach For America both believe strongly that educational opportunities should not be determined by a student’s family income or their neighborhood.

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Maria Perez, one of our 2013 Scholars, was selected as The Steve Francis Foundation’s Most Likely to Pull All-Nighters. A KIPP Houston High School graduate, Maria just finished her first year studying Biology at Duke University and has aspirations to become a doctor specializing in pediatric arthritis. She is preparing to become a doctor now with her all-night study binges!

 

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