Current Grantee

Futures Ignite

Every school can give students access to a bright future, from college to career and beyond. Futures Ignite (f.k.a. Friends of WHEELS) champions a comprehensive youth development approach that recognizes that all youth have tremendous potential, which can be unlocked through enrichment, work-based learning experiences, leadership development, alumni mentoring and personal connections with supportive adults.

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Futures Ignite Factsheet


100% of Futures Ignite's students who have applied to college have receive at least one acceptance.


90% of FI's students and alumni are first-generation college students.