By the Numbers

New Futures propels under-served young people through certifications and community college degrees and into rewarding careers across the Washington, DC region.  We invest with a deliberate combination of scholarships, academic advising, career coaching, and a lot of heart to help our Scholars launch careers in high-growth fields like IT, Health Sciences, and Construction. 


Numbers to Know:

$4 million

Awarded in post-secondary scholarships since 1999


Scholars and Alumni provided scholarships, advising, and other supports


Persistence and Graduation Rates:

Scholars persisting in or graduating from their associate degrees and other credentials:

98% since 2016

91% since 2013

79% since 2001


Long-Term Impact – Alumni Outcomes:

86% of Alumni are currently employed

58% of Alumni employed have a job in their desired career fields

50% of Alumni are comfortable or very comfortable with their financial situations

92% of Alumni want to continue their education