Greenhouse Scholars
is an education nonprofit
cultivating leaders to change
low-income families
and communities

Our vision is to create a community of leaders who will evolve the communities of the world. We work with the next generation of leaders and change agents, and together change the trajectory of their families, their communities, and broader global communities.

News and Happenings

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October 27, 2018
Thank You, Hinsdale

Since 2012 the Hinsdale community has embraced and supported Greenhouse Scholars in so many ways and we want to say ‘Thank You.’ In that time, over 500 residents have joined…

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June 4, 2018
In memory of Libby Kirkpatrick

Here at Greenhouse Scholars we’re incredibly close with our community. Today, with a heavy heart, we would like to share the obituary of Libby Kirkpatrick, a long-time Greenhouse Scholars supporter…

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May 30, 2018
Meet the Class of 2022!

In December, more than 320 high school seniors submitted their applications to Greenhouse Scholars in the hopes of creating a better future for themselves, their families, and their communities. Over…

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April 20, 2018
We’re Hiring

This position is currently open!  We are accepting and reviewing resumes through May 1, 2018. Greenhouse Scholars cultivates leaders to change low-income families and communities.   Our vision is to…

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February 12, 2018
Greenhouse Scholars expands into North Carolina

A generous donation of $500,000 – the organization’s largest single pledge to date – has allowed us to build upon our success in Colorado, Illinois and Georgia and establish our first program for…

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January 17, 2018
The Opportunity

The resources in this post help to provide a deeper understanding of why the Greenhouse Scholars Whole Person Program is so important to our ability to cultivate extraordinary leaders to change low-income families…

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December 26, 2017
Jessica Trinh’s Flex Funding Story

While Jessica was working to become valedictorian of her class and the first in her family to attend college, her father was diagnosed with a life threatening heart condition. Jessica…

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December 22, 2017
Pravleen and Sana’s Peer Support Story

Through our Peer Support program, Greenhouse Scholars come together to celebrate each other’s accomplishments and support one another through the challenges they face. This creates strong connections between Scholars that…

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December 12, 2017
The Growth Report 2017

The Growth Report is an annual newsletter created to embody the past year of Greenhouse Scholars’ work. In it we give thanks to supporters, make major announcements about our strategic…

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December 11, 2017
The Class of 2021’s Impact Story

The freshman Class of 2021 has chosen to work with Noel Community Arts School, Scholar Joon Baang’s alma mater in the Montbello neighborhood of Denver. This community, where nearly 90%…

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November 28, 2017
Amadou Bah’s Mentorship Story

In a speech that has gone viral (55,000 views on Facebook!), Amadou talks about the difficulties of growing up around poverty and violence, the passion for education instilled in him…

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November 22, 2017
Ahnika Leroy’s Internship Story

Ahnika’s experience with instability and homelessness, coupled with the tremendous support of a Colorado Springs community that nurtured her during difficult times, created an insatiable drive to never give up. As part of…

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November 18, 2017
Kaleb Anderson’s Summer Symposium Story

Just months before starting college, Kaleb and his mother were called into his doctor’s office to receive unfortunate news. Kaleb was HIV positive. Shortly after the diagnosis, Kaleb’s health worsened,…

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