News & Announcements


College Prep Nonprofit Launches San Francisco Unified Programs this Week

June 5th, 2013

San Francisco, CA, June 5, 2013 – This week, CollegeSpring is launching the first of its 80-hour programs for San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) students at Mission High School, Abraham Lincoln High School, and Philip & Sala Burton Academic…  Learn more

Annual Report

CollegeSpring Proud to Present 2012 Annual Report!

May 31st, 2013

San Francisco, CA May 31, 2013 – We are excited to present our very first annual report, which highlights our incredible growth and impact during 2012. In 2012 we launched our first academic-year programs, nearly tripled the number of students…  Learn more

Chronicle of Philanthropy Profiles Our Funding Model

April 7th, 2013

Recent Coverage – Two articles, “Charging for Its Services Helped Charity Win Over Foundation” and “Nonprofits Born in the Recession Find Success Despite the Odds” in the most recent issue of The Chronicle of Philanthropy highlight CollegeSpring’s successful funding strategy!…  Learn more

CEO Garrett Neiman Featured in EdWeek Blog

March 29th, 2013

Recent Coverage – Tom Vander Ark wrote about CollegeSpring CEO Garrett Neiman in his blog Vander Ark on Innovation, which focuses on innovation in education: “Garrett and Michael are great examples of a generation of young people dedicated to making…  Learn more

NBC Bay Area Highlights Our Financial Aid Work

March 23rd, 2013

Recent Coverage – Calif. Students Missing Millions in Financial Aid CollegeSpring students and mentors speak about financial aid in connection with EdTrust West’s recent report on financial aid access! See CollegeSpring’s financial aid work highlighted at 2:22. View more NBC…  Learn more

CollegeSpring Partners with Teach for America

March 18th, 2013

San Francisco, March 18, 2013 — CollegeSpring and Teach For America are proud to announce a newly formed partnership to improve college access opportunities for high school students from low-income backgrounds. Combined, the impact of these two service-minded organizations will…  Learn more

Sheryl Sandberg mentions CollegeSpring CEO in Lean-In

March 11th, 2013

Recent Coverage – Flip to page 68 of the new, bestselling book by Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg to read about Garrett and CollegeSpring in a chapter on the importance of mentorship: “Garrett Neiman stopped me after I gave a speech…  Learn more

Leading-Edge College Prep Program Narrows SAT Achievement Gap

March 5th, 2013

San Francisco, CA, March 5, 2013 – Real learning and near-peer support are producing life-changing results for students enrolled in CollegeSpring’s summer and new academic-year programs. CollegeSpring, a nonprofit dedicated to providing college prep tailored specifically to meet the needs…  Learn more

Our Growing Partnership with Alliance College-Ready Public Schools

October 9th, 2012

San Francisco, CA, October 9, 2013 – The staff at CollegeSpring are pleased to announce the second year of our partnership with Alliance College-Ready Public Schools, a charter management organization serving the Los Angeles area. Our relationship with Alliance began…  Learn more

Empact100 Honors CollegeSpring at White House

October 1st, 2012

San Francisco, CA, October 1, 2013 – Today, CollegeSpring announced that it has been named as an honoree on the 2012 Empact100 list by Empact, an organization that focuses on making entrepreneurship a viable career option for everyone around the world….  Learn more