We see a bright future
for the students we serve

Our goal is that each one will pursue meaningful college and career goals after graduating from high school.

You can help provide support for students to pursue college and career pathways.

Student Scholarship Fund

Support the ongoing education of individuals who participated in our programs by filling the gaps in financial assistance that our students may experience as they enter college, certificate programs, or trade schools. Learn more

Donate to our fund at the Rancho Santa Fe Foundation (RSFF). The link below will take you to the RSFF website where you can select A Step Beyond College and Career Ready Scholarship Fund.

All donations will be matched dollar for dollar by an anonymous donor until May 8, 2023!

Emergency Aid Fund

Help our graduates complete their higher education by resolving unexpected, time-sensitive financial emergencies. Learn more

Donate to our fund at the Rancho Santa Fe Foundation (RSFF). The link below will take you to the RSFF website where you can select A Step Beyond College and Career Ready Supplemental Aid  Fund.

All donations will be matched dollar for dollar by an anonymous donor until May 8, 2023!

Donations to the Student Scholarship Fund and Emergency Aid Fund can also be mailed directly to:
 
Address:
Rancho Santa Fe Foundation
P.O. Box 811
Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067
 
Checks should be made out to the “Rancho Santa Fe Foundation.” Please write “A Step Beyond” and which fund you wish to donate to in the memo line.
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Students from the lowest family income quartile averaged $9,739 in unmet financial need in 2016 while students from the highest income quartile had a surplus of $28,755. Since then, tuition for higher education or career programs has only increased.

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Name: Stephanie P.

Career Goal: Medical Field

“They bring a new generation closer to college, to their dream job, to be successful in life, and every kid deserves that.”

Through their time in our programs, students say they grow in confidence, strength, and happiness while developing a learning mindset. You can help ensure youth have the support they need to carry those strengths into college, their careers, and beyond.