Education is our number one priority.

L.E.E.P TO COLLEGE FOUNDATION, INC., a 501(c)(3) organization, creates and supports programs which directly achieves positive outcomes for underrepresented students by improving high school graduation rates and college acceptance through educational enrichment activities, internships, mentoring, community engagement, leadership development and parental involvement.

L.E.E.P TO COLLEGE FOUNDATION, INC. is a proud affiliate of the
University of Maryland Center for Minorities in Science and Engineering

In partnership with University of Maryland, Prince George’s Community College, American University and Bowie State University


l.e.e.p to college foundation recognized as innovative non-profit through the tni fund for community innovation

Established in 2014 by the Office of the Prince George’s County Executive and Prince George’s County Public Schools, the TNI Fund provides general operating, program funding and capacity building support to community-based organizations providing quality free and/or affordable out-of-school programming for youth and families living in Prince George’s County’s TNI communities of Langley Park, East Riverdale/Bladensburg, Kentland/Palmer Park, Suitland/Coral Hills, Hillcrest Heights/Marlow Heights, and Glassmanor/Oxon Hill.

The goal of the TNI Fund is to support nonprofit organizations committed to fostering positive outcomes for youth, ages 0-18, and families in the Prince George’s County’s TNI communities by supporting education for youth including: literacy, early learning, college and career readiness and other enrichment activities that promote and assist in improving academic achievement; recreational activities that are offered in a safe and nurturing environment and encourage wellness, conflict resolution, violence prevention, and family engagement; and life skill activities that provide exposure to career and leadership development and civic engagement opportunities that foster responsible citizenship.

Community College Promise Scholarship

The 2019-2020 application process now open for student that plan to enroll in a sequence of credit or non-credit courses that leads to licensure or certification; or in a registered apprenticeship programs. Click here to apply.

The target award date for the 2019-2020 academic year is August 15 for applicants enrolled in credited courses.

The Maryland Community College Promise Scholarship Program will become available to applicants beginning with the 2019-2020 academic year.

The Promise Scholarship creates opportunities for students to attend one of Maryland’s public community colleges by providing tuition assistance for any student eligible for in-state tuition.

In April 2019, the Maryland General Assembly passed revisions expanding the eligibility requirement for the Maryland Community College Promise Scholarship, to include registered apprenticeship programs and a sequence of credit or non-credit courses that leads to licensure or certification. For more information on these amended changes effective for the 2019-2020 academic year and how to apply click here.


The 2019 Teen Summit on Living In Good Health Together (L.I.G.H.T), was held on Saturday, May 18th, from 9:00a.m.-4:00p.m. in the Oxon Hill community. See what is in store for teens ages 13-19, parents and guardians. Please make sure stay informed on updates, facilitators, special guests, resources, pre-events, and so much more by connecting with us on Facebook or emailing us your contact information for updates on upcoming events,

Key Notes/Facilitators/Exhibitors/Team Leaders

Office of the Honorable Monique Anderson-Walker, Council Member District 8

Reverend Shindana Lawson-Body Image and Self-Esteem, (Not Just NoBody, But My Body)

Kelly Wells, LCSW-C-We Are More Than Conquerors (Opening Session)

Dr. Renette Dallas-Nourish to Flourish: Steps to Eating Healthy

Deborah Crimes-Moderator, Teens and Social Media

Tashia Weekes, LGPC- Dealing with Depression

Tashia Weekes, LGPC-Suicide Prevention: You Matter, Your Life, Your Voice

Crystal Dorn, It's Okay to Talk

Brian Harris-Movement Workshop (African Dance)

TBD-Movement Workshop (Yoga)

Netty Phillip- Moderator, Dealing with Loss and Grief

Keana Green-The Pathway to Positivity: The L.I.G.H.T

Dialect of Prince George's County-Open Mic (Poetry)



Youth Mentoring Programs (Mt. Jezreel Baptist Church)

Advanced Behavioral Health, Inc. of Prince George’s County

Amity Healthcare Professionals, LLC

Department of Family Services: Children, Youth, and Families and Domestic Violence and Human Trafficking Division


Community Outreach Specialist for the Center for Abused Persons (CAP)

Prince George's County Behavioral Health Division (SHIR)

Dialect of Prince George's County

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L2C, L.E.E.P TO COLLEGE FOUNDATION, INC. is now recruiting middle school and high school students to our summer institute, college tours and leadership programs. Apply today through July 15th! Click here to begin your application.


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The L.I.G.H.T Teen Summit (LIVING IN GOOD HEALTH TOGETHER) will take place at Oxon Hill High School on May 18th! Click here to register

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