Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions

Bridging Success Emergency Fund

Bridging Success Emergency Fund

Learn more about your impact

Fewer than 3 percent of foster youth graduate college. You can help combat this statistic with a gift to the Bridging Success Emergency Fund within the Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions. Your investment will help foster youth navigate higher education by providing assistance with FAFSA and college applications, financial support beyond federal and state tuition programs, ongoing personal coaching and many other resources.

Impact of Donor Support

  • More learners can pursue higher education. In 2022, 22,000 donors contributed $66.3 million for scholarships.
  • More students succeed. ASU ranks #1 among the state‚Äôs public universities for its 86% first-year retention rate thanks in part to donor-funded student success initiatives.
  • And donors helped ASU offer more than 4,500 hours of free tutoring.

We want to show the power of a university to be a difference-making partner in the positive transformation of all communities."

ASU donors

Mike and Cindy Watts

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