The Black Friday College Fund is dedicated to improving access to colleges and universities for students of color from economically challenged backgrounds by providing financial assistance for tuition. Additionally, the Black Friday College Fund is committed to continued support of our scholars by providing financial assistance for wrap-around support services.
To increase access to higher education for students of color.
To provide continued assistance to students of color once they enter tertiary education by providing funds to use on support services
To raise awareness of the emotional and psychological strain caused to students of color coming from economically distressed families and neighborhoods
To raise awareness of the importance of wrap-around support services for students of color in college/universities, including mental health services.
To reduce the stigma of accessing mental health services in communities of color.