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|The Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) is named for the U.S. Supreme Court’s first African American Justice, Thurgood Marshall. TMCF is the only national organization that supports the 47 publicly-supported Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and since our inception in 1987, our story has been an amazing journey. TMCF helps students acquire a high-quality college education at an affordable cost; develops leaders of tomorrow; and, connects high-performing students with top tier employment opportunities. To date, TMCF has awarded more than $250 million in assistance to its students and member-schools. TMCF member-schools remain a vital source of higher education for all students; and, more than 80% of all students enrolled in HBCUs attend TMCF member-schools.
TMCF is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt, charitable organization and the place WHERE EDUCATION PAYS OFF®
We provide four things for HBCUs and students: