COVID-19 Update: The Joyce Ivy Foundation will name a cohort of 2021 Summer Scholars. For more information on the Summer Scholars Program and the summer experiences we will support in 2021, please visit our Summer Scholars page.
We Are The Joyce Ivy Foundation
Learn about the Foundation's impact from Scholars, alumnae, parents, and supporters.
The Joyce Ivy Foundation is a non-profit, 501c3 organization committed to the academic advancement and leadership development of young women from the Midwest.
We are a source of scholarships and information. The Joyce Ivy Foundation Summer Scholars program provides scholarships for talented high school women from the Midwest to participate in summer academic programs on the campuses of our college partners.
We are a forum for ideas. The Joyce Ivy Foundation College Admissions Symposium brings together students, families, educators and admissions officers to exchange critical information about applying to — and paying for — college. Our Mentoring Circles are a chance for our Scholars and alumnae to connect with mentors and one another. Our reports contribute to national debates about college access.
We believe in the transformative power of educational experiences that stretch comfort zones and raise aspirations.
We believe in the potential of young women.
The Joyce Ivy Foundation is a registered 501c3 organization in good standing with the Internal Revenue Service.
Annual financials on Form 990 are available upon request.