Community Involvement

Big Brothers Big Sisters of San Diego County

Bridgepoint Education is proud to sponsor Operation Bigs, which provides mentors to children of military families through Big Brothers Big Sisters' School/Site-Based program. This program joins children of parents in the military with "Bigs" who are in the military, ROTC, or a military school. Bigs provide the kind of quality, one-to-one friendship and time that is so important to a child whose parent is deployed, will soon deploy, or is just returning from deployment.

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Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater San Diego

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater San Diego

The second largest Boys & Girls Clubs in California, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater San Diego is a non-profit organization that reaches out to kids between the ages of five and eighteen who need a safe place to go after school.

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Computers 2 SD Kids

Computers 2 SD Kids is a local non-profit organization created to help children obtain computers, software, training, and support to become computer literate and to increase their access to education and occupational resources. Bridgepoint Education donated refurbished electronic equipment to the local organization. All computers that Computer 2 SD Kids receives are refurbished and upgraded with new software and programs before being placed into low-income homes. Additionally, Computers 2 SD Kids has a tech support program to ensure the computers maintain their usability.

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Homefront Heroes Scholarship Program

Homefront Heroes Scholarship Program

Ashford University is a proud supporter of our nation's men and women in uniform as well as their spouses. The strength and support military spouses provide to our nation's service members is recognized through the Ashford University Homefront Heroes scholarship program. Ashford offers five scholarship opportunities annually to San Diego military spouses at both the Associate's and Bachelor's degree levels.

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Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank

The Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank is the largest hunger-relief organization in San Diego County. Established in 1977, the Food Bank is a critical resource for the San Diego community providing food to more than 350,000 people every month in San Diego County. Bridgepoint and its employees are proud to aid in this effort with our annual food drive and sponsorship of the Food 4 Kids Backpack program.

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Junior Achievement

Junior Achievement prepares students for economic achievement and success through its local in-school and hands-on programs. Bridgepoint Education is proud to sponsor Junior Achievement's annual "Teachers for a Day" program. Once a year, our employees volunteer their workday at a local elementary school teaching kindergarten through fifth-grade classrooms. The event provides volunteers with the opportunity to work with students firsthand, allowing them to experience the challenges and joys of being a teacher — if only for a few hours.

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Kids Included Together

Ashford University supports Kids Included Together, a nonprofit that is devoted to providing children with and without disabilities the same access to recreational and developmental opportunities. As a sponsor of the the Affiliate Evaluation Project, Ashford University is supporting the examination of the effects of targeted training and technical assistance on inclusion for early childhood and youth programs.

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Make-A-Wish Foundation

Make-A-Wish Foundation

The mission of the Make-A-Wish Foundation® is to grant the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength, and joy. Bridgepoint is honored to grant three wishes each year, as well as participate in various events to help aid Make-A-Wish’s mission.

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Promises2Kids Guardian Scholarship

At Promises2Kids, their mission is to break the cycle of child abuse through prevention, education and advocacy through programs and services that help foster children overcome a traumatic childhood so they can heal, grow, and become successful members of our community. Ashford University is proud to support Promises2Kids' programs that help children of all ages, from infants to college-bound students, including their Guardian Scholars and Junior Guardian Scholars programs.

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San Diego County Office of Education

Bridgepoint Education is proud to support San Diego County Office of Education, whose mission is to transform public education and to guarantee high levels of student achievement, with scholarships for low income students to attend sixth grade camp and with the Bridgepoint Fellows program, a unique professional development opportunity that offers teachers a chance to continue their education and to learn the latest developments in education technology and curriculum innovation.

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Teacher Appreciation Scholarship Program

Teacher Appreciation Scholarship Program

Ashford University, an academic institution of Bridgepoint Education, has offered the Teacher Appreciation Scholarships since 2006, honoring the local teaching profession by sponsoring four full tuition scholarships for the Master of Arts in Education or Masters of Arts in Teaching and Learning with Technology degree program to teachers in San Diego County.

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United Way of San Diego

United Way

United Way is an organization that is committed to advancing the common good by creating opportunities for a better life for all.  Their focus is on education, income and health — the building blocks for a good life.  As part of our commitment to the communities we serve, our employees participate in an annual employee giving campaign.

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Freedom Station

Warrior Foundation-Freedom Station

The Warrior Foundation-Freedom Station aims to be the leading force in assisting, honoring and supporting the military men and women who have so bravely served and sacrificed for our country. Ashford University is the proud sponsor of Freedom Station’s Silver Star Cottage, one of the eight cottages and four apartment units available to the injured heroes in San Diego, California. These facilities offer temporary lodging as servicemembers go through their recovery and transition to civilian life.

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