Project Focus

$3,550
17%
Raised toward our $20,000 Goal
7 Donors
17
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Project ends on December 31, at 11:59 PM MST
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Project Focus

For the last ten years, students with intellectual and developmental disabilities have been fully included at the University of Arizona through Project FOCUS, a two-year innovative transition program supported by the College of Education, Pima County Public School Districts and contributions from advocates like you.

Project FOCUS has provided an opportunity for 77 students with intellectual and developmental disabilities to:

  • Access inclusive college classes

  • Increase employability skills through 55 on- and off- campus internships 

  • Develop social networks that build lifelong friendships

The certified educational staff of Project FOCUS has trained 132 peer mentors in instructional best practices for inclusion.

Project FOCUS is dedicated to closing the gap between individuals with and without intellectual disabilities by graduating students who are self-determined, employable and better prepared to live their own lives.

Project FOCUS needs your support so we can provide:

  • Scholarships to cover full and partial tuition for qualified students that demonstrate financial need.                       

Please help us give these students the tools and support they need by making a gift today!

To learn more about Project FOCUS, visit http://www.projectfocus.arizona.edu.

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$75

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Give a gift of $75 to support the continued work of Project Focus!

$150

Sponsor

Give a gift of $150 to help provide scholarships!

$250

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$500

Leader

Help Impact lives and give a gift of $500!

$1,500

Benefactor

Help create opportunities for students and give a gift of $1,500 to Project Focus!

$3,000

Project FOCUS Patron

Become a Project FOCUS Patron by providing the financial help students in Focus need to continue their college journey.

$5,000

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Help Project Focus look towards the future with a gift of $5,000!

$10,000

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Bring Change to the UArizona community by giving a gift of $10,000 to Project Focus!

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