Per Scholas (perscholas.org/nationalcapitalregion) opens doors to technology careers for individuals from often overlooked communities. Through its tuition-free technology job training courses, Per Scholas annually equips 200 individuals with certifications and connects them to in-demand tech jobs in the region.
Headquartered: Silver Spring
Serves: Metro region
What a donation buys:
- $250 pays for the professional IT certification that makes a student a certified tech.
- $1,000 supports career skills training for graduates to impress future employers.
- $10,000 covers the cost of IT-Support/A+ Certification training for two students.
- Ongoing: Speak to the class on industry-specific and/or career development topics.
- One day: Participate in mock interviews.