Kelm Education Foundation

When you invest in education, you do more than touch individual lives. Every contribution creates a social return by invididuals who use their knowledge to make a positive impact on the entire world.


We fulfill our mission by eliminating the tuition challenges for low-income individuals living in dire conditions. Funding enables us to design and facilitative specialized programs to improve their literacy and achievement capacity. Our scholarships and our advocacy efforts promote equity in college access and affordability.

Kelm Education Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization who partners with philanthropic organizations to help residents in urban communities build better lives and fulfill their dreams for long-term success in the workforce.
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STEM Scholars

STEM grants are offered to students interested in the science, technology, engineering, and math industries. Female and minority underrepresentation in the STEM workforce is a challenge in the USA. We seek to close the participation gap and increase minority participation in STEM fields. Donors help us expand our STEM workforce endeavors.

Hope for a Dream

This grant is offered to students need exceptional financial supports. Donors help us provide sustenance and career training programs for homeless individuals.

Outstanding Academics

The Academy offers more than 50 workforce specializations that reflect individual interests and strengths. We bring college to the community to develop the cognitive and practical skills necessary to transition seamlessly into the workforce, and ensure our graduates have a good sense of social equity and responsibility.

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Department Contact Info

Kelm Education Foundation

P.O. Box 110
Lynbrook, NY 11563


Mon – Fri 9:00A.M. – 5:00P.M. Donor Resources

United to End Homelessness Event

Seeking sponsors for Legacy Concert & Symposium to help alleviate homelessness in New York City.

Youth RISE

Help youth receive pre-college and pre-career training in preparation for the working world.

STEM Scholars

Close the participation gap for minorities and women in STEM fields.

Hope for a Dream Project

Provide sustenance and scholarships for homeless students.

ASCEND Project

Help formerly incarcerated individuals receive personal and professional development training.

General Fund

Make a donation to the general fund to be applied to where it's needed the most.

Thanks to you, we are enabling students of all socio-economic backgrounds to gain the knowledge, skills and values to create a more humane, just, and sustainable world.