Getting students to and through college.

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“If your actions inspire others, then you are a leader.”
-John Quincy Adams

Want to help change a life? Our students need committed people like you who care about their success. Take a moment to learn about the different ways you can get involved.

Donate

"I give to Higher Edge because I know how much of an impact my gift makes."  - Gladys

“I give to Higher Edge because I know how much of an impact my gift makes.”
– Gladys

FACT: For every dollar invested in Higher Edge, our students receive $4 in institutional aid, grants, and scholarships.

Donate

Volunteer

Volunteering at Higher Edge is one of the most worthwhile things I have ever done.” - Andrew H.

Volunteering at Higher Edge is one of the most worthwhile things I have ever done.”
– Andrew H.

Volunteer

  • Interview students
  • Read essays
  • Help students hit “submit”
  • Coach families through the FAFSA
  • Speak on a majors/careers panel

Community Partnerships

We’ve joined forces with a number of organizations that have formally decided to invest in the young people of New London. Become one of them.

  • Church of the City
  • FRESH New London
  • Miracle Temple Church
  • New London Youth Affairs
  • Connecticut College OVCS

Our Funders

Below is a list of the funders who help make our work possible:

  • Bodenwein Public Benevolent Foundation
  • Bank of America Charitable Giving
  • Barrett Family Foundation
  • Dime Bank Foundation
  • Chamber of Commerce of Eastern CT Foundation
  • Charter Oak Community Giving Program
  • Chelsea Groton Foundation
  • Community Foundation of Eastern CT
  • Cross Sound Ferry (TCORS)
  • Deupree Family Foundation
  • Dominion
  • Doreen & Larry Heller Fund
  • Edward & Mary Lord Foundation
  • Frank Loomis Palmer Fund
  • George A. & Grace L. Long Foundation
  • Henry E. Niles Foundation
  • Jeffrey P. Ossen Family Foundation
  • James P. & Mary E. Shea Perpetual Trust
  • Liberty Bank Foundation
  • Miracle Temple Church
  • NL Community Development Block Grant
  • Peoples United Community Foundation
  • Pfizer Charitable Giving
  • Serve Here CT