Organization

Marathon Scholars

Joined in May 2007

About Us

Marathon Education Partners improves college access for low-income children by: lowering the financial burden/obstacles associated with higher education; and by increasing awareness of college at a young age. Our program selects promising students (Scholars) in the 4th grade and matches them with individuals or families (Partners) who agree to pledge $100/month for 10 years toward a college investment/savings fund. Partners also agree to contact their Scholar every month and provide encouragement and guidance over that 10-year period.

Marathon Education Partners improves college access for low-income children by: lowering the financial burden/obstacles associated with higher education; and by increasing awareness of college at a young age. Our program selects…

Areas of Focus Include

  • Children & Youth
  • Education

Location

610 SW Alder Street, Portland, OR 97205