What a year!

In 2015, you helped Steppingstone forge new partnerships, expand our College Services department, and serve more Scholars than ever before. Because of you, Steppingstone’s impact has soared over the past 25 years. We began as a small startup in 1990 that could serve just a few dozen students throughout Boston. Today, 1,600 Scholars benefit from Steppingstone programs. And…

Partnering for Success

It’s not every day that people have the chance to sit down with leaders of some of the most prestigious schools in the Boston area.  But that’s just what happened on October 6, when area school leaders gathered at the home of longtime Steppingstone supporters Isabelle and Ian Loring for Steppingstone’s first-ever “Leaders in Education…

Scholarly Achievements

Steppingstone Scholars make an incredible impact in their schools, the greater Boston community, and beyond. Here’s a snapshot of what a few Scholars have recently accomplished. Sean Chanicka ’08 (Milton Academy ’15, Harvard ’19) received the Milton Academy Henry Warder Carey ’39 Prize, which acknowledged his steady efforts, rigorous preparation, and concern for others. Kene…

You helped us make 2015’s Top-Rated List

Your generosity helped Steppingstone become a 2015 Top-Rated Nonprofit. Thank you! We’re so grateful to the wonderful Alumni, volunteers, donors, and parents who took the time to review Steppingstone on GreatNonprofits. We are THRILLED to be a 2015 Top-Rated organization! Thank you for all the ways you make Steppingstone’s work possible. Below are just a few quotes that showcase your incredible…

You are an inspiration.

Because of you, 1,600 Steppingstone Scholars know they can BE MORE. Each time you support Steppingstone, you help transform how Boston students think about their lives and their potential. Your generosity isn’t simply a check or a number; it’s a word of encouragement and the inspiration to strive for more. “Steppingstone has helped me be more confident…

Congrats Scholars!

We’re so proud of the CSA and TSA Classes of 2015 – congratulations, Scholars! We look forward to working with you throughout the rest of your academic careers and can’t wait to see everything you go on to accomplish.

114 Diplomas, Endless Possibilities

With your support, 114 Scholars received their high school diplomas this spring with Steppingstone Advisors by their side. We are so proud of what all Steppingstone Scholars have accomplished while in high school. As they embark on the next stage of their journey to college success, we look forward to supporting them during their undergraduate…

Steppingstone’s Newest Partner

Nashoba Brooks School is the newest addition to the Steppingstone community of partner schools, each of which shares a commitment to helping Scholars thrive and maintaining high rates of graduation and college enrollment. Dedicated to continuous learning and the pursuit of personal excellence, Nashoba Brooks is a natural partner for Steppingstone. “Steppingstone and Nashoba Brooks…

2015 Welcome Event

Steppingstone welcomes 164 new Scholars to our community! These incoming students call 12 different neighborhoods home, and many will be the first person in their family to earn a college degree. Currently 10 or 11 years old, they’ve already committed to the hard work necessary to graduate from college. “I want to be a Steppingstone Scholar because…

Celebrating 25 Years!

Twenty-five years ago, Michael Danziger and John Simon imagined a brighter future for students in Boston. “We recognized that if we could extend the opportunities we had to a group of motivated children, their lives would fundamentally change for the better,” says Simon.