Jennifer Hill, Vice President of Policy and Programming with the Nashville Public Education Foundation (the NPEF), who highlights their efforts and then discusses Nashville Goes to College, powered by First Horizon Foundation. During the interview, Hill shares how they are helping to make college a real possibility, especially for students who will be the first in their family to go to college, some of the COVID-19 updates, and an upcoming virtual event where the community can participate and help their efforts.
Nashville Goes to College, powered by First Horizon Foundation
- NashvilleGoesToCollege.com, launched last year with a grant from First Horizon Foundation, is helping to make college a real possibility, especially for students who’ll be the first in their family to go to college.
Nashville Goes to College’s COVID-19 resource hub
- As COVID continues to create uncertainty around the education system, Nashville Goes to College has launched a COVID-19 resource hub, NashvilleGoesToCollege.com/Covid.
Why supporting further education is so important in Nashville
- Our city’s changing economy is creating new employment opportunities, including highly paid positions that often require higher levels of education.
First Horizon as a partner for Nashville Goes to College and other Nashville Public Education Foundation initiatives
- Now, more than ever, having strong corporate support is so important for nonprofit organizations.
NPEF’s Hall of Fame Event, presented by First Horizon Foundation, to be be held virtually on September 30
- This annual event raises funds to support NPEF’s work, and aims to inspire future innovators and leaders in our city by honoring those who are making a difference for public schools.
- Some of the honorees have already been announced.
- More info can be found on NPEF’s website, nashvillepef.org