JRF IMPACT is an online community for Black college students across the country to connect and share experiences, access college advice, and find free resources to support academic and personal goals on campus and beyond.

Curriculum Pillars

– Academic Excellence
– Career & Professional Development
– Financial Empowerment
– Health & Wellness
– Leadership, Service & Civic Engagement
– Personal & Character Development

Eligibility & Application Process

- Students are eligible to apply at the time of high school graduation and are a part of JRF IMPACT throughout their college journey
- Students apply through a brief online questionnaire


A new community for Black college students across the country to connect and share experiences;

A forum for college advice and how to navigate your college journey;

A place to access our free resources designed to help you succeed on campus and beyond.

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JRF IMPACT is sponsored by

Strada Education Network is a pioneering social impact organization dedicated to improving lives by forging clearer and more purposeful pathways between education and employment. Our approach combines innovative research, thought leadership, strategic philanthropy, mission-aligned investments and a network of affiliate organizations. Together, we work to create a new education-employment system that better serves the millions of Americans seeking to complete postsecondary education and training, gain clear value from those experiences, and build meaningful careers.

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