Uncovering Talent... Unleashing Lifelong Opportunities

Three Generations of Building Society’s Leaders

For 60 years, A Better Chance has placed high-performing students of color into the nation’s leadership pipeline through increased access to the nation’s top independent and public schools.

The Scholar's Journey

1 Applicant

A family submits an A Better Chance application

2 Candidate

A student and their family are accepted to A Better Chance

3 Scholar

A student and their family enrolls at an A Better Chance Member School

How Our Program Impacts Lives

in financial aid leveraged in 2020
scholars and their families served per year
of A Better Chance graduating seniors enroll in college
students placed at member schools per year

Our Alumni Highlight Our Success

ABC Alumni are leaders in a variety of sectors from business, finance, education, healthcare, the arts and beyond. They represent the mission of A Better Chance and for that we are proud to call them our own. It is an exciting time to be a part of the A Better Chance community. Attend an event, volunteer, and support the Scholars of today.

Partnerships Access diverse talent and make positive social change

A Better Chance is eager to partner with corporations and foundations aligned with our mission to help students of color achieve their full potential and want to join our critical work in building a pipeline of diverse leaders.

Among our partners:


Mar 24th 2022

The A Better Chance Application deadline has been EXTENDED! That means you have the next two weeks to apply before our new deadline, Tuesday April 28.


Wed, Aug 10th 2022 @ 10:30am-7:00pm

Getting Ahead! Academic Enrichment Program Fair

Our annual event shares a wonderful range of opportunities from partner organizations. This year's fair highlights unique opportunities for personal, professional and academic growth from coding to pre-college programs and study abroad.