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Invest in untapped potential and help level the playing field for inner-city youth.

Become an Enrichment Partner

Looking to make a greater impact by investing in the future of inner-city students? You can impact a student’s life every month by becoming a Dorson Enrichment Partner! Your monthly contribution can make a real, visible impact in our community.

Enrichment Partners are our monthly donors whose contributions help Dorson students with:

  • STEM enrichment workshops
  • SAT prep materials
  • In-depth college advising
Dorson Scholar student smiling at the camera as she studies in the classroom
An adult male tutor working with a young adult male Dorson Scholar


We offer a variety of ways to support our students by matching our volunteers’ passions with the needs of the organization through involvement in our various programs. We are currently seeking volunteers in the following areas:

  • Dorson Scholars Program
  • SAT Prep Program
  • STEM Scholars Program
  • Cornell Summer College
  • and more...

Become a Corporate Sponsor

Support from corporate sponsors is crucial to Dorson's ability to sustain our critical work in the community.

The opportunity gap directly impacts the students we serve, and with corporate sponsorships, we can continue to open the door to a brighter tomorrow for these students through a sustainable offering of supplementary programming and enrichment.

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Dorson Community Foundation

280 South Harrison Street, Suite 300

East Orange, New Jersey 07018

P (973) 280-9565