Expect More

Do More

Elevate expectations for our youth and empower them to change the world.


For 25 years, we’ve challenged urban youth to expect more.
From themselves and their communities.

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OUR IMPACT

IN OUR CITIES AND OUR WORLD

97%

OF OUR U.S. STUDENTS
GRADUATE HIGH SCHOOL

1 MILLION

PEOPLE HAVE ATTENDED BUILDON SCHOOLS
IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES

100,000

URBAN YOUTH HAVE BEEN
EMPOWERED TO SERVE

BUT WE MUST

DO MORE

OUR VISION FOR

THE NEXT 25 YEARS

By 2041, we will raise high school graduation rates by 50% in every buildOn partner city in the U.S.

Globally, we will ensure every girl and boy, in every buildOn partner country, has a seat in a school.

MORE ON OUR 25 YEAR VISION

Make a Lasting Impact



Your gift will help us achieve
our 25 Year Vision. Plus, you’ll receive:

STORIES

of the power of service for the youth
and communities you support

GEAR

to thank you and let you show the world
you support service and education

UPDATES

on the impact your support is making
on youth, schools and communities

For 12 consecutive years, buildOn has earned a 4-star rating by Charity Navigator.

Only 1% of the charities rated by Charity Navigator have received at least 12 consecutive 4-star evaluations.

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