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Ascendium Education Group Releases 2020 Education Philanthropy Report: Empowering Possibilities

Madison, WI—Ascendium Education Group has released its 2020 Education Philanthropy report, Empowering Possibilities. The report tells the story of Ascendium’s philanthropy during an unprecedented time and the tremendous efforts of our grant partners who were able to advance their work despite numerous challenges.

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On the Path to Success: $375,000 in Tools of the Trade Scholarships Awarded by Ascendium Education Group

Madison, Wis.—For the eighth straight year, Ascendium Education Group has recognized the important role of apprenticeships in preparing students for in-demand jobs by providing scholarships through the Tools of the Trade Scholarship program. This year, Ascendium awarded a total of $375,000 in scholarships to 250 constructio...

Only 20% of Student Loan Borrowers are Prepared to Reenter Repayment Once CARES Act Ends

A new Ascendium survey of student loan borrowers nationwide shows deep concern by borrowers about their ability to repay their loan once the CARES Act loan repayment suspension ends—and  some emerging opportunities to help borrowers meet their repayment obligations.

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Ascendium Education Group, Employees Step Up Community Support

Madison, WI — 2020 was an extraordinary year that brought big challenges for the Madison-area community across both racial justice issues and the cornonavirus pandemic. While Ascendium Education Group’s philanthropic mission as a national funder focuses on the power of education and training beyond high school to transform ...

Second Round of Maintain Momentum Grants Announced

MADISON, Wis. – Ascendium Education Group has awarded $1.45 million in its next round of grants from the $10 million Maintain Momentum for Student Success Initiative, which aims to sustain vital postsecondary education reform work and prevent equity gaps from widening amid the historic challenges posed by the COVID-19 pande...

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