The Simmons Memorial Foundation (SMF) is a 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization that provides high quality educational support programs for students who are members of vulnerable or at-risk groups. SMF offers a range of services including mentoring, college consulting, career seminars, scholarships, and standardized test preparation. In order to implement these programs, SMF partners with education-focused organizations. SMF partners include community organizations, colleges, state education agencies, school districts, standardized test preparation providers, parents, and local leaders.
Number of Students Served:
Potential on the Periphery - Empowering youth to participate in shaping a better world for themselves and others through academic achievement, leadership, and civic engagement.
Our goals as an organization include: increasing the number of college graduates from vulnerable and underrepresented groups, developing academic and non-academic student survival skills, creating an effective, permanent support network for students, raising community awareness of higher education and career opportunities and establishing a non-traditional feeder system for selective colleges and universities.
college counseling, mentoring, SAT prep
College and Postsecondary Planning:
High School (9-12):
Other Requirements :
member of underrepresented minority group
Other (including military, workforce, vocational/trade school):
Hispanic/Latino (including Spain):
Black or African American: