The potential of a single degree to change a life, a family, a community, inspires us to think beyond the boundaries of what is to what could be. With your help, in our lifetime, we will touch one million lives.

This holiday season, consider a one-time or recurring gift to One Million Degrees.  
For a limited time, a generous family foundation in Chicagoland will match all new and increased gifts. 

So what are you waiting for?


Your contribution will change the arc of a scholar's life and resonate for generations.

Make a difference year-round for OMD Scholars by joining our monthly giving program.


Join the Visionaries Circle with a contribution of $5,000 or more.

Interested in making a multi-year investment? Explore partnership and investment opportunities through Degrees of Impact.

One Million Degrees graciously accepts contributions via cash, check, or securities transfer. Gifting appreciated securities can have significant tax benefits. To learn more or to transfer stock or other appreciated securities, please contact Allison Lipsman, Chief Development Officer, at [email protected] or

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We will never share or sell your personal information.

If you have any questions regarding our privacy policy or any other matters, please contact Allison Lipsman, Chief Development Officer, at [email protected].

Thank you for supporting One Million Degrees.