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Get Involved

Bridges to a Brighter Future is built on partnerships with individuals and organizations to advance our individual students and program. 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:

  • Be an academic tutors in Saturday College

  • Serve as a College Buddy for one of our students in college

  • Teach or facilitate in a variety of areas in all of our programs (We are always looking for guest speakers!)


Get your Organization Involved
  • Host field trips or other exposure opportunities

  • Provide support services or workshops

  • Provide financial gifts

  • Host a Bridges Intern

Support Bridges Financially

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, we need your financial support! 


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” as the designation and type in “Bridges to a Brighter Future.”

To discuss specific giving or volunteer opportunities, please contact Bridges to a Brighter Future or submit the form below.

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