Advancing the education of exceptionally promising students who have financial need
Jack Kent Cooke wished that, as a self-made billionaire, his good fortune would help others fulfill their dreams. That wish realized the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation, his most enduring legacy.
Welcome to the 2014 class of College Scholars, 86 of the brightest and most promising high school seniors from across the country who have unmet financial need.
Welcome to the recipients of the 2014 Undergraduate Transfer Scholarships, 85 outstanding community college students transferring to the nation’s top colleges and universities.
An evaluation of the Foundation's Community College Transfer Initiative is now available. Learn what makes effective partnerships between community colleges and 4-year colleges.
Congratulations to the nine nonprofit recipients of the 2014 Good Neighbor Grants. Each has proven its dedication to helping students from low- to moderate-income families in the metropolitan Washington, DC area.
Lost transfer credits prove the biggest obstacle for Community College students seeking a four-year degree, a new study identifies.
Jack Kent Cooke Scholars and staff team up with Hands On DC to paint murals onto hallway walls of a local elementary school in an effort to improve the school's physical condition.
The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation congratulates its 2014 Good Neighbor Grants recipients.