Crain’s Best Managed Nonprofit 2013

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Winning Futures succeeds with growth strategy crafted amid the recession Winner: President and CEO Kristina Marshall By Sherri Welch (Reprinted with permission from Crain’s Detroit Business) When other nonprofits were making cuts to their programs and staff during the recession, mentoring agency Winning Futures was doing exactly the opposite. In the years since the recession, … [ read more ]

Mentor + Mentee = Impact!

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Recognizing others, inspiring them to excellence in school, career, or in life doesn’t take a lot of extra time; it takes compassion, perspective, and vision. Scott Barh, Winning Futures Mentor at Pontiac Academy For Excellence is a perfect example.   When asked about his mentoring experience Scott of Chrysler said; “I have now spent four … [ read more ]

Cost of College

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A new report from the College Board, the group that owns the SAT test, finds costs at four-year public schools posted the smallest increase in more than 30 years, up 2.9 percent — the bad news, federal aid for undergraduates declined by 9 percent over a two-year period and the qualifications to apply for student … [ read more ]