TMCF is the nation’s largest organization exclusively representing the Black College Community. TMCF member-schools include the publicly-supported Historically Black Colleges and Universities and Predominantly Black Institutions, enrolling nearly 80% of all students attending black colleges and universities. Through scholarships, capacity building and research initiatives, innovative programs and strategic partnerships, TMCF is a vital resource in the PK-12 and higher education space. The organization is also the source of top employers seeking top talent for competitive internships and good jobs.
To date the organization has awarded more than $250 million in such assistance to its students and member-schools. TMCF distributes 98% of its awards exclusively to HBCUs and Black Colleges, which is more than any other organization that supports the Black College Community. TMCF has achieved the highest level of accreditation from three major non-profit review groups: Charity Navigator (4-Stars), Guide Star (Platinum Level Participant) and Better Business Bureau – Wise Giving Alliance (20 out of 20 standards). TMCF is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt, charitable organization and the place WHERE EDUCATION PAYS OFF.
What We Do
Serve as a voice for HBCUs
Support and represent a network of member-schools including the 47 publicly-supported HBCUs, medical and law schools
Serve as a resource for nearly 300,000 students enrolled in the HBCU network of schools
Enable education: TMCF member-schools confer more degrees than any other HBCU organization. For the FY 2014 our schools conferred:
29,674 Undergraduate degrees
7,407 Graduate degrees
2,016 Doctorate degrees
Changing the World… One Leader at a Time
Our mission is three-fold:
Partner with our member-schools to increase access, retention and graduation rates of students
Identify and prepare students attending member-schools who have significant leadership potential
Create a pipeline for employers to highly qualified member-school students and alumni