Educational Access Initiatives

Neighborhood Music Program Grows

Play On, Philly! an after-school classical music program will expand to additional sites, develop a student peer mentoring program, and increase teaching faculty through a grant from Seed the Dream Foundation.

Scholarships for High School Students

Through a grant from Seed The Dream Foundation, students receive scholarships to attend West Philadelphia Catholic High School.

KIPP Elementary School Expansion

Thanks to continued support from Seed the Dream Foundation, KIPP (Knowledge Is Power Program), a national network of high-performing public charter schools is growing in the Philadelphia area.

Art Education and Charter School Partnership

The Philadelphia Mural Arts Program creating public art for urban revitalization - has received a grant from Seed The Dream Foundation to provide quality daytime and after school art education in collaboration with Philadelphia charter schools. mural4

New Initiatives for College-Prep Program

Steppingstone Scholars, Inc. recently expanded their successful academic preparation program to include college counseling, summer opportunities, family support programming, and alumni support through a Seed the Dream Foundation grant.

Freire Expanding to Serve Middle School Students

Since 1999, Freire Charter School has operated as a college-preparatory public charter high school in Philadelphia's Center City serving 500 students in grades 9-12. With support from Seed the Dream Foundation, Freire has opened a new middle school serving an additional 500 students in grades 5-8.

After School Writing Program

Through a grant from Seed The Dream Foundation, Mighty Writers offers free after school writing programs, including Teen Scholars Program, mentorships, tutoring, and SAT preparation for Philadelphia kids ages 7-17.

St Francis de Sales

Seed The Dream Foundation is proud to support St. Francis de Sales, providing education for children ages 5 through 14

Chess Team Champions

The Knights Chess Team from the Russell Byers Charter School traveled to Nashville, Tennessee for the National Elementary Championship Chess Tournament. Sponsored by Seed the Dream Foundation, chess players ranging in age from kindergarten to sixth grade, have brought home multiple trophies from city-wide, state and national competitions.

Urban Young Adults Transition to Careers & Higher Education

Seed The Dream Foundation is proud to support Youth Empowerment Services, Philadelphia, as they help put students on the pathway to success through education and counseling.

KIPP Inspired School In Israel

Leo Baeck Education Center, one of Israel’s leading educational institutions, has received a grant from Seed The Dream Foundation to launch the first KIPP (Knowledge is Power Program) network of schools in Israel.

Expanding Education to Underprivileged Children in Israel

Migdal Ohr provides quality education and social guidance to children from underprivileged and troubled homes across Israel. Continued support from Seed The Dream Foundation helps both Migdal Ohr’s campus in the north of Israel, and it’s new campus in the south.

Scholarships for Young Musicians

Students aged 14-19 are given the opportunity to play with Jerusalem Music Center’s Young Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, Israel’s national youth orchestra, through a grant from Seed The Dream Foundation.

Gifted Musicians Receive Support

Seed The Dream Foundation supports the Outstanding Musicians of the IDF Program giving young musicians in the Israel Defense Forces the option of serving in a way that promotes the development of their promising musical careers.

Scholarships for Soldiers

Through a Seed the Dream Foundation Grant, the Impact! Scholarship Program of the Friends of the Israel Defense Forces (FIDF), provides higher education opportunities for veterans of the Israel Defense Forces.

Preparing to Train

Merchavim1 Seed The Dream Foundation is proud to support the Merchavim Neve Amiel Youth Village that educates and prepares at risk youth for service in the IDF. Merchavim2

Aid for Disabled Combat Soldiers

Brothers1 Seed The Dream Foundation is proud to support Brothers for Life, created and run by disabled Israeli officers who offer educational, medical, and life assistance to disabled and injured IDF combat soldiers. Brothers2

Empowering Leaders in Education

Through a grant from Seed The Dream Foundation, the Teach First Israel Ambassadors Program works to develop leaders in the Israeli Education System.

A New Primary School

A Seed the Dream Foundation grant provides support for The Rift Valley Children’s Village, an orphanage in the Karatu region of Tanzania, and for the construction of the Gyetighi Primary School that now serves over 450 students.

Improved Medical Care in Tanzania

Grant funding from Seed The Dream Foundation is helping The Foundation for African Medicine & Education (FAME) support, staff and operate a rural outpatient clinic and mobile medical service in the District of Karatu. FAME provides on-site continuing education, mentoring and support for front-line healthcare workers, and is opening, staffing and operating a new 12-bed hospital.

Children of Low-Income Families Go to Camp

The Female Hebrew Benevolent Society, the oldest Jewish charitable organization in continuous existence in the United States, awards camp scholarships to children of low-income Jewish families through on-going support from Seed The Dream Foundation.

Camping Experience for Sick Children

Ongoing support from Seed The Dream Foundation to the YMCA Camp Ockanikon’s Camp Bright Feathers and Camp Little Feathers Program offers a summer camping experience for children infected or affected by HIV/AIDS.

Dedicated Classroom for Children with Special Needs

Seed The Dream Foundation provides support to OROT, a special needs education program within Jewish Day Schools for children with a variety of learning challenges.

Unlocking Communication

Easter Seals of Southeastern Pennsylvania, through a grant from Seed The Dream Foundation was able to purchase "Nu Eye", an advanced eye-gaze system that fosters expressive communication ability for children with severe motor impairment.

Musical Training in Opera

A fellowship in Opera at the Curtis Institute of Music was established through a grant from Seed The Dream Foundation. Curtis educates and trains exceptionally gifted musicians for careers as performing
artists at the highest professional level.

Bringing Arts to Public Schools

Seed The Dream proudly supports the Wolf Performing Arts Center's Visiting Artist Program, sending professional Teaching Artists to engage students across the area in a variety of theatrical activities.