Tuition Heroes works with almost 4,000 higher education institutions across America. In 2015, we designated almost 1,500 Tuition Heroes.
We're currently piloting 18 Tuition Heroes Funds. We're hoping to raise at least $5,000 for each institution. Fund scan be used for need-based or merit-based scholarships. They can also be used for campus-based, capital projects that improve the students' experience and reduce the need to pass along expenses through tuition increases.
Awareness among higher education leaders and the general public is our biggest challenge. We are pumping out interesting content through our blog and leveraging it through our social media channels. We'd like to spend some money on social media advertising, but we need to shore up some needed funding.