THE ON IT FOUNDATION Overview
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Target demographics: Low-income students in grades K-12 that receive a free or reduced school lunch
Direct beneficiaries per year: 291 students receive free computers and 5,820 volunteer instructional hours
Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: An "On It!" Individual that Volunteers 1 hour of their time provides the opportunity for a minimum of 50 students to achieve greatness!
Geographic areas served: National
Programs: The On It Foundation provides free technological tools (PC's and laptops) and 21st Century Curriculum to include STEM Programs and career assessments, job readiness training (for students and their parents), as well as collaborative courses to include Physical Education, Nutrition, Self Empowerment, Leadership, Financial Literacy, Net-Etiquette, Character Development and Social Life Skill Sets and Transition.
The On It Foundation provides assistance to, and partners with LEA and organizations that have Workforce Initiatives, Provide Resident Services and Computer Training to Residents in Multi-Family and Public Housing Units, Youth-At-Risk Programs, and Parent/Student computer training partnerships.
Our goal is to incorporate technological skill-sets as a lifestyle, for the necessary advancement and learning of such is crucial to a student's empowerment and career opportunity advancements for his/her future. We also include computer training programs to include the parent/guardian.
Our Youth Employment Program (YEP) provides students job skill requirements, employment opportunities and creates sustainability projects for the organization by providing technical and marketing services to small businesses.
The On It Foundation provides advanced technological expertise in building entrepreneurship and exploring careers in areas of: 3D-Video/Multi-Media/Film Production/Animation/Gaming; Radio/Music/CD Production, Robotics & Software/Apps Development. In addition, we provide our recipients in this program industry mentors, and strategic marketing for launching their entrepreneurial projects while at the same time, teaching students the values of business ownership.
We continually seek mutually beneficial national partnerships for collaborative efforts to expand our Mission and funding opportunities. ALL SERVICES TO OUR RECIPIENTS ARE FREE.