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Bright Futures students discuss the things they value most about being part of the initiative, along with some unexpected challenges they have overcome in the past couple of years!

One Bright Futures student explains the drive to get to - and through! - college.

Thanks to the connections provided by Bright Futures, opportunities for students like Melissa Cruz are revealed. Because donors keep Bright Futures going, Melissa can stay focused on finishing college and pursuing her dreams.

Bright Futures Park City works to empower first-generation, low-income students to – and through! – college; here's a rundown of how this year is shaping up for these incredible students!

Bright Futures Summer Academy Empowers Students To Get “To And Through” College

Meet Edwin Ramos, PCEF's first Bright Futures summer intern. He's powering a new effort at PCEF, with the potential to improve communication for hundreds of Park City families.

Community Support Ensures Joyful Move-In Day for Bright Futures Class of 2021. They're Ready to Start their Freshman Year!

Meet Perla Garcia

Meet Andrea Vazquez

Bright Futures helps students on many different college paths.

Bright Futures helps students stay focused on their college graduation goals.

On 12/8, hear from our collegians about what it’s like to be a first-generation student during COVID. Learn about the tools and strategies they are using to survive… and thrive in school.

This virtual event is free but registration is required.

The Bright Futures program is available to low-income, first-generation students. Students apply for the program in the spring semester of ninth grade.

Jessica, PCHS Class of 2022, is already making a difference for her community.

These first-generation Park City students start their college journey off right, thanks to donors.

Meet Bright Futures student and future engineer Vincente Flores.

Being diagnosed with dyslexia didn't stop Maetzi from pursuing her dreams

Sadie Ortiz, PCHS Class of 2019 and in the inaugural class of Bright Futures since she was a 10th grader, earns a true full-ride scholarship!

The COVID-19 crisis has thrown the Class of 2020 into uncharted territory, but these students are determined to follow their dreams of a college education.

The COVID-19 crisis underscores the urgency for Park City's Bright Futures students.

Lindsay, one of only 30 students chosen out of 700, receives full tuition and fees, up to four years!

PCHS Junior Ashley N keeps working toward her dream - in spite of COVID-19 challenges

How one PCEF program, Bright Futures, is helping Park City's first generation kids get to, and through, college

Your Impact This Year

  • Students Reached

    5000

  • Invested in Our Schools

    1,500,000

  • Parent Participation 2020/21

    45%

  • Programs Funded

    100

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    John C Kish Foundation
  • Montage Deer Valley
    Montage Deer Valley
  • Park City Community Foundation
    Park City Community Foundation
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    Park City Mountain Resort
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    Vail Epic Promise
  • Park City Municipal
    Park City Municipal
  • United Way of SLC
    United Way of SLC
  • Zions Bank
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