The Education Committee
The Education Committee makes contributions to education programs or institutions that support educational opportunities for the economically disadvantaged. Examples of this would include afterschool education based programs, tutoring programs, college testing preparation (PSAT/SAT), college visits, internship programs, and college/financial aid application assistance programs. Preference will be given to programs that continue to monitor and provide support for their students after they begin college in order to stem the extremely high drop-out rate of disadvantaged first generation college students.
The NBO Foundation does not provide scholarships to individuals.
Education committee members will generally make a site visit before approving a grant. Therefore, geographic preference is given to projects and organizations within the states where fund members work or reside in, namely:
Submission should be sent through the online application process by going to the Grant Process page
Nicholas B. Ottaway Foundation