Brazos Education Foundation

Office Hours are Monday - Friday (8:30 am - 5 pm) and after hours by appointment.

Phone 254-732-1946

As the weather outside takes a downward dive, there are plenty of ways to lift spirits this holiday season. It’s time to spread warm wishes and cheer.

For nonprofit organizations around the world, year-end giving is a major boost to help reach giving goals.

While we can’t control what happens in 2020, we can all take steps toward remaining positive even on the most challenging days.

How will you practice thankfulness this November? These small but thoughtful actions can help remind you that there’s a lot to be thankful for this year.

On this holiday that usually centers around the scary, consider using it as a force for good.

There are plenty of ways to cheer up somebody you love, many of them only involving your time.

It’s never too early to start teaching your children about the impact they can have in the world by spreading kindness.

Whether it be adopting an animal or helping in various other ways, we hope you’ll take part in Adopt a Shelter Dog Month.

We hope you didn't miss coverage of the Foundation's "Education 4 Everyone" Golf Tournament in the October issue of Waco Today.

Before you totally ‘write off’ the idea, consider the benefits that come along with journaling a little every day. Check out these five ways that getting your thoughts down on paper (or on your laptop) can help cultivate a more philanthropic focus.

Congratulations to our Brazos Scholar Alicia Martinez, who was selected to receive a Waco Rotary Club scholarship. Alicia attends Baylor studying in the School of Social Work. Go to 1:07 in this video to hear Alicia's plans for her future.

With changing seasons comes more than just pumpkin-spice-flavored everything and crunchy fall leaves. The new season also brings forward new opportunities to do good out in the world.

Social isolation, health and financial fears, political upheaval and natural disasters are fueling the rising anxiety among college students returning to school online and in-person this fall.

What are you waiting for? The benefits of mentoring will not only give back to your mentee, but also to your community, and even to you.

While it’s easy to get wrapped up in checking in on others, it’s important for your mental health to practice self-care.

As the fall semester gets underway, college students are reuniting with their friends, getting (re)acquainted with campus and doing what college students often do: partying. But in the time of the coronavirus, as more parties surface university administrators have been quick to condemn — and even berate — the behavior of students.

Who knew that making a difference in the world could be as easy as wi-fi and your own couch? Leave it to the world of do-gooders to find ways to volunteer, even in the midst of a global pandemic!

When it comes to giving back, there are many ways for you to help out your local nonprofits without having to leave your home.

Student loan debt swelled to $1.67 trillion while continuing campus COVID disruptions have left students and their families growing leerier of the costs of earning a degree, according to a report released Wednesday. But Texas is one of the states with the least debt.

Motivational quotes inspire us to do more, be more and become more of who we are. Each and every one of us can make an impact or difference in this world and leave it better than when we came.

This back-to-school season, do more than simply prepare for a new school year—help those in need.

In 2020, you might be wondering if being happy is something you could admit to—but even during challenging times, there are ways to boost your mood and try to celebrate the good things in life.

The Brazos Higher Education Services Corp. in Waco has given a $25,000 contribution to Texas State Technical College’s Waco campus for two scholarships to help students.

When it comes to living an altruistic life that can help make a difference for others, one of the most valuable things you can give your community is the gift of volunteering.

When mindful meditation becomes part of your daily routine, you’ll notice its benefits become a regular part of your life.

There’s no doubt about it: the early bird does get the worm, and if you strive to live a more altruistic lifestyle, your morning routine should play an important role.

Whether you’re in the business world or the nonprofit realm, communication is a critical component of moving things forward and accomplishing your goals.

Like any other muscle, a brain needs to be exercised, stretched and challenged to stay strong. Check out these cool tricks you can practice to exercise your brain and build mental muscle.

If you try to live altruistically, then combating your own loneliness can play a vital role in how you serve others. Here’s how to fight loneliness while still regarding social distancing.

When things are busy, wellness often takes a backseat to our presumed priorities. Check out a few ways to bring your personal health back to the forefront of your life.

Volunteering and serving doesn’t have to be challenging when you use your talents to support others. Identify your talents, ask for support and find an organization where you can use your strengths to give back.

Surveys show some administrators considering online and hybrid classes next semester

Scholarship Application Deadline Extended to April 24.

The 2020 Scholarship Application will be due at midnight April 24. The deadline will not be extended. Email us if you have questions.

As many as a fifth of students who had been planning to start college in the fall may not attend, according to a new survey. The reason: diminished family finances because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Foundation Board President Ben Litle Discusses with news station how COVID-19 Stimulus and student loans.

As our nation protects the health of its citizens through shelter-in-place orders and physical distancing, ACT and SAT spring test dates have been canceled while many high schools have responded by offering courses on a pass/no credit basis. As a result, college-bound high school juniors face uncertainty on how their college applications will be reviewed.

Dr. Jackson Griggs, CEO of Waco's Family Health Center, in a new video series about COVID-19 in Center Texas.

When bad things happen, how do we act individually, and how can we come together as a society? How can we be kind in times of darkness?

Whether it’s a few hours or a long commitment, volunteering not only supports those around you but positively influences you as well.

Living a full and altruistic life is about more than just doing your best. It’s about sharing your best with others around you and connecting with them through our inherent need to tell stories.

Did you know you can give back by supporting small businesses? Here are some hows, whys and benefits of supporting small businesses for your altruistic lifestyle.

If you want your child to start on the right path, help them get involved in their community and start volunteering today.

If you’re still not sure what you’re doing over spring break, check out these ideas for how you can have fun and give back.

You can give the most lovely Valentine’s Day gift by giving back to your community. Check out 14 altruistic ways to celebrate this special day.

Don’t let winter get you down. Resist seasonal affective disorder with five tips to stay positive during the coldest season.

A minor in college often complements a major and allows students to explore another discipline.

Our words are powerful and should be handled with respect. Because they can impact others, choose yours wisely with these helpful tips.

POLICIES RELATED TO paying for college may be particularly unpredictable in 2020 – a year one expert calls "the quiet before the storm."

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Brazos Education Foundation
Office Location
2612 Washington Ave.
Waco, TX 76710
Phone 254-732-1946

Office Hours are Monday - Friday (8:30 am - 5 pm) and after hours by appointment.

Mailing Address
2600 Washington Avenue
Waco, TX 76710

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