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Partner With Us

Bridges to a Brighter Future is built on partnerships.  We partner with individuals and organizations to advance our individual students and program.  A list of our current partners is available on our Partners page.  We welcome your partnership in one or more of the following areas:


Apply now to be a volunteer!

Volunteers are needed in a variety of areas.  Here are a few examples:

  • Academic tutors in Saturday College
  • College Buddy for our students in college
  • Teacher, Speakers, or Facilitators in a variety of areas in all of our programs

Corporate & Non-Profit

  • Host field trips or other exposure opportunities
  • Provide support services or workshops
  • Provide financial gifts
  • Host a Bridges Intern


Bridges to a Brighter Future relies heavily on the financial support of individuals, corporations, and foundations.  Fifty percent of the budget is from grants and donations.  Therefore, your financial support is welcome!  There are a variety of giving opportunities including:

  • Supporting the needs of students through our Student Needs Fund
  • Sponsoring a student to attend Bridges
  • Providing scholarship funds for a students to use for college
  • Funding for programmatic expenses including college trips and other exposure experiences
  • Supporting new opportunities, such as internships

You may make an online donation to Bridges to a Brighter Future.  Visit the Furman Development Office website for online giving Be sure to select “other” and type, “Bridges to a Brighter Future.”

To discuss specific giving or volunteer opportunities, please contact the director of Bridges to a Brighter Future, Danielle Staggers.