We believe equipping students for the future strengthens our workforce, our communities, and our state.

We give grants to local nonprofits, colleges, and organizations that help South Carolina students succeed in school, their careers, and life.

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Impact Data Since July 2019

Break Barriers, Open Doors

1 in 4 children are raised in poverty

Let's help minority, low-income, first-generation students set goals and reach for them.

Pioneering for Change

SC ranks 32nd in Educational Attainment

Let's inspire students to pursue excellence and achieve their goals.

(U.S. Census Bureau, 2019 American Community Survey)

Prepare Students for Life

61% of graduating SC high school students are college or career ready

Let's work together to give students the confidence, knowledge, and persistence they need for their next step.

(SC Report Cards)

Imagine what's possible for South Carolina. Education is what gets us there.

Let's strengthen South Carolina together.

We fuel ideas and initiatives that give students opportunities, build up our education system, and strengthen South Carolina’s future. Apply today.

Create Opportunities, Change Lives

Partner with Power:Ed

Interested in working with us to fund exciting education initiatives? We're always looking for collaborators in the state to support our scholarship, loan forgiveness, or education grant initiatives. Let's join forces to make a greater impact.

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"We believe education transforms lives, and we’re excited to work with passionate thinkers across the state to help South Carolina students reach for their goals and dreams."
Trey Simon, CEO, South Carolina Student Loan