Encourage academic perseverance

To help children and youth succeed in school

Getting a high school diploma is one of the most important steps to accessing the job market and becoming a full member of society. 

Thanks to your donations, Centraide supports a network of 44 agencies and projects whose mission is to encourage academic perseverance and prevent school dropouts by providing support to school-aged (primary and secondary school) children and their parents. An annual investment of $3 M, which makes Centraide the largest private funder that fights to prevent school dropouts in Greater Montreal.

Concrete and lasting initiatives:
  • Homework assistance
  • Mentoring
  • Personalized support
  • Workshops that reinforce self-esteem
  • Involvement and support of parents in their children's academic success
  • Back-to-school support
  • Alternative suspension programs