The Steppingstone Foundation

Founded in 1990, The Steppingstone Foundation is a non-profit organization that develops and implements programs that prepare underserved students for educational opportunities that lead to college success. Each Scholar commits in fourth or fifth grade to the hard work necessary to earn their college degree. In return, we commit to supporting them every step of the way during the 12+ years they are with us. We provide intensive academic preparation and support during out-of-school time hours, supplemented by social-emotional, college-readiness, and in-college support services that assist Scholars as they complete elementary school and then progress through middle school, high school, and college.

Charity Navigator Ratings

Overall Rating

(3/4)|81.92 Score


(2/4)|74.44 Score

Accountability & Transparency

(4/4)|100 Score



Headquarter Address

One Appleton Street
4th Floor
Boston, MA 02116