To identify and support programs that help middle school and high school students connect their education to their future career choices by providing the resources and opportunities they need to investigate, explore, and experience the array of career options available to them in a 21st century global economy.
To develop sustainable, comprehensive career education and career exploration programs that will enable the greatest number of students possible to make informed career decisions.
Programs We Fund
The Schwab Foundation funds proven, evidence-based programs with clearly defined goals, objectives/outcomes, and sound evaluation plans.
In some cases, the Schwab Foundation is also willing to consider funding for planning grants and/or carefully controlled innovative pilot programs. Visit the Concept Letters page to learn more.