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About Aspire


Because Crossroads Foundation has a proven track record, the need for our holistic scholarships continues to grow.  To effectively meet this need, we have launched a $5 million endowment campaign that will position us securely for the future – our own, our scholars’ and our community’s.
 
  • 70% of our graduates attend college and universities in Southwestern PA.
  • Over 63% of Crossroads graduates earn college degrees within six years as opposed to 25% of low-income students nationally.
  • Each scholar who succeeds as a result of our scholarships helps to break the cycle of generational poverty in our region.
A gift to Aspire helps to ensure our continued impact and expand our reach in five key areas:
  • Reach more under-served students regardless of future increases in tuition or decreases in financial aid
  • Reach up and help our graduates make a successful transition to college
  • Reach down and help under-served middle school students prepare for high school success
  • Reach in to address the barriers to academic achievement caused by poverty
  • Reach out through increased programming in our student-focused Calland Center.