Open Collective
Open Collective


Updates on our activities and progress.

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This past year we've been a bit quiet but surely working in the background to ensure we have a strong foundation moving forward. Our very first year (FY 2020 - 21) saw immense growth in a short amount of time, then our lea...
TES: Brunch + Skate TOMORROW!
Published on October 7, 2022 by Sierra Jackson
We're excited to invite you all to our very first in-person event TOMORROW (10/8) at the Woodlawn Botanical Garden! We're celebrating 2 years of The Endurance Scholarship with a Brunch + Skate. Hope to see...
We’re thrilled to share our very first profile piece featuring Cycle 1 Recipient, Onyx Montes! Watch below:
Hello! We are happy to announce we have reached our 1 year mark! Since our launch, we’ve awarded $7K to 10 Chicagoland students of color across private elementary and higher education. The growth of The Endurance Scholarship would have been...
Last week we awarded our Cycle 2 scholarships! Due to your contributions (both this year and last), we were able to award four $1,000 higher educational and two $500 private elementary school scholarships,...
Scholarships Are Out!
Published on January 20, 2021 by Jennifer Ortega
Last week, we awarded four students $500 scholarships. We are currently accepting donations for our next cycle, which will open to applicants in the Spring. We are raising funds for four $1,000 higher educational or vocatio...
Donation Update
Published on November 11, 2020 by Jennifer Ortega
Good afternoon, We wanted to inform you that from now until the end of November 100% of host fees are eliminated when you donate to The Endurance Scholarship. With care, Sierra + Jennifer
Scholarship Expansion
Published on November 6, 2020 by Jennifer Ortega
Hello! We want to inform you that based on the recent influx of donations, we are now expanding the number of awards we are granting this application cycle to four $500 scholarships instead of two. We want to give a huge th...
Much Gratitude
Published on October 1, 2020 by Jennifer Ortega
Just two days ago, we sent an update thanking all of our contributors for getting us to over 50% of our goal. We now write to you to continue thanking you for your support as we are less than $3 from our $1k goal!!!!!! This...
Thank You!
Published on September 29, 2020 by Jennifer Ortega
As of today, we have 56% of our goal met! I want to thank each and every one of our donors who has helped us get this far in the process. It means so much to log on and see that folks are committed to the mission of the sch...
Published on August 24, 2020 by Jennifer Ortega
Hello everyone! I quickly wanted to inform you that we are collecting donations to award two $500 scholarships to students this scholarship cycle. Thank you for your help!