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Your contribution to College Now is fully tax deductible to the extent permitted by Federal law.

College Now has received consecutive 4-star ratings since 2013 from Charity Navigator, which is America’s largest and most-utilized independent evaluator of charities. Less than 9% of our annual budget is spent on administrative expenses and overhead.

Every dollar donated to College Now is critical and has an impact on the 29,000 students and adult learners whom we serve every year in schools and community venues. To learn more about how College Now leverages donations, hover over the examples below. Thanks to your support, our services are always free!

To establish a named scholarship, such as a traditional or adult learner scholarship, please contact Kittie Warshawsky (216.635.0155).


Enables College Now to provide an ACT waiver to a low-income high school junior or senior whom we serve.


Helps College Now cover the cost of the application fee to The Ohio State University or one of several other Big 10 schools for high school seniors.


Enables College Now to replace the lost wages from an after-school job that a high school junior or senior might incur in order to attend one of our after-school ACT boot camps.


Allows College Now advisors to assist five high school seniors and their families complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), the required form for receiving any financial aid for college.


Covers the cost for one of our scholarship recipients to have a mentor, participate in our online curriculum-based program and attend all mentoring events.


Buys books for one of our scholarship recipients for an entire year of college.


Covers a significant portion of the unfunded gap in college tuition that most of our scholarship recipients face.