Educate. Empower. Achieve.

At the "I Have A Dream" Foundation, we provide individualized social, emotional, and academic support to young people from low-income communities from kindergarten all the way through college, along with guaranteed tuition support. We believe that when given equal access to the resources they need to succeed, all children can ignite their innate potential and achieve their dreams. 

The Numbers

3x

Dreamers are over
 3x more likely to earn a bachelor’s degree 
than their low-income peers.

90%

90% of Dreamers 
graduate High School,
 compared to 74% of 
low-income students 
nationally.

$1M

College graduates 
earn, on average, 
an additional $1 Million 
in lifetime earnings.

Our Individualized Support

Don’t just take our word for it. Hear it from Dreamers.

"I joined I Have A Dream Foundation Milwaukee during the pandemic and the Dreamers taught me so much about resilience and showed me with the right support you can be unstoppable"

- Kahina, Milwaukee Program Manager

“I Have a Dream-MKE has always been helpful and available when I need anything. Even when I have a random question, I know I can ask and get direction”

- Kamiyah Thompson

"I was always able to find tutors or help, I learned how to maintain school or stress during and out of school; knowing so much about college especially things I didn’t learn at home.

- Daishanell, Milwaukee Dreamer

"Knowing so much about college before I came gave me an upper leg that I know many don’t have."

- Alanna, Milwaukee Dreamer

“The only way to achieve the impossible is to believe it is possible.”

- Anonymous

  • "I joined I Have A Dream Foundation Milwaukee during the pandemic and the Dreamers taught me so much about resilience and showed me with the right support you can be unstoppable"

    Kahina, Milwaukee Program Manager

  • "I was always able to find tutors or help, I learned how to maintain school or stress during and out of school; knowing so much about college especially things I didn’t learn at home.

    Daishanell, Milwaukee Dreamer

  • "Knowing so much about college before I came gave me an upper leg that I know many don’t have."

    Alanna, Milwaukee Dreamer

  • “The only way to achieve the impossible is to believe it is possible.”

    Unknown