Education Inequality
and Generational
Poverty is a Crisis.

But together,
we can solve it.

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Education inequality is one of the ten root causes of generational poverty identified by the Florida Chamber. 829,342 Florida children are living in poverty, and half of those children live in 15% of Florida's zip code.

Help bring opportunity and prosperity to students and families across Florida by donating to Take Stock in Children today.

Invest in Florida's Future

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Invest in Back 2 School Success

Invest in Florida's Future


By 2030, 80% of Florida’s 100 fastest-growing jobs will require postsecondary study. Take Stock helps students enter and complete college while also improving the future of Florida’s communities and economy. When you support Take Stock in Children, you are not only fighting the college completion crisis and directly impacting the lives of students in need, you are investing in Florida’s future.

Take Stock is one of the nation’s most well-established public-private partnerships. The state of Florida matches every private dollar raised by Take Stock in Children for scholarship purchases 1:1, so every $1 you invest becomes $2 in scholarship funding. The Take Stock organization has successfully graduated 37,000 students and invested $250,000,000 in scholarships in our students.

One investment today in Take Stock’s mentoring, college readiness, postsecondary completion, and scholarship program can bring us one step closer to ending poverty and changing a child’s life tomorrow.

Join the Hope Society


Join the Hope Society, our platform and community of monthly givers, on a mission to bring opportunity and prosperity to Florida students and families every month. By joining the Hope Society, you can be a part of the monthly giving group dedicated to ending poverty in Florida.

Your donation will ensure that the 15,000 economically disadvantaged students Take Stock serves annually have the support and tools they need to stay connected with the mentors, be college and career ready, and achieve success in these challenging times.

Invest in Back 2 School Success

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Donate your graduation year (i.e., $19.90, $20.06, $20.15, etc.) to support the Class of 2024 during our Take Stock in Children Back 2 School Campaign!

Your donation will give our next class of students the mentoring and resources they need to break the cycle of poverty through education and achieve success in college, career, and life this school year!

Invest in the Take Stock Nation Alumni Society


Are you one of the over 37,000 Take Stock alumni who are out there across the nation? If you are a Take Stock graduate and would like to make an impact on the organization that made a difference in your life, join the Take Stock Nation Alumni and make a donation today. Your donation will help the next generation of Take Stock students on their journey to success in college, career, and life.

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Thank You for your support!

Your donation will make an impact to help end generational poverty.

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Students Served

41,850 Students

Successfully Serviced since 1995

Middle & High School Students

Attending 814 Florida Public Schools

Postsecondary Scholars

Attending Florida's 40 public colleges and universities


Take Stock mentors have collectively completed 3,015,105 volunteer mentor hours for a value estimated at $63,317,205.

$ Million

in Florida Prepaid Foundation Projects STARS College Scholarships