Educational Partnership

Become an Educational Partner and clear the path to academic success.

Our partners from the education community collaborate with us to provide a guiding hand for our students through every stage of their academic journeys. As students prepare for college, education partners ensure students are fully informed about the process and have the resources to explore their options to find the best possible fit for them in higher education.


High School Partners

Richmond Public Schools

  • Armstrong
  • Franklin Military Academy
  • George Wythe
  • Huguenot
  • John Marshall
  • Open
  • Richmond Community
  • Thomas Jefferson

Henrico County Public Schools

  • Hermitage
  • Henrico
  • Highland Springs
  • J.R. Tucker
  • Varina

Chesterfield County Public Schools

  • Meadowbrook
  • L.C. Bird

Goochland County Public Schools

  • Goochland County High School

Senior College and University Partners

Our senior college and university partners participate in our College Visits program by providing transportation to and from campus, campus tours, admissions overviews and lodging, if needed. They also waive application fees for students who apply to them through PFF’s College Link program and fund our summer Intern Coordinator positions.

Our Senior Partners are:

  • Virginia Tech
  • University of Mary Washington

Junior College and University Partners

Our junior college partners participate in our College Visits program by providing transportation to and from campus, campus tours, admissions overviews and lodging, if needed. They also waive application fees.

Our Junior Partners are:

  • James Madison University
  • The College of William and Mary
  • Mary Baldwin University
  • Hampden-Sydney College
  • Longwood University
  • Randolph-Macon College
  • Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Virginia State University
  • University of Richmond
  • University of Virginia

The New Horizons Program

The New Horizons Program is a collaborative program between Partnership for the Future and The Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges (VFIC) to help Richmond’s diverse student population reach their full potential by providing greater access and opportunity to attend Virginia’s leading private colleges and universities. Our definition of college readiness as it relates to New Horizons is: Getting more diverse Richmond students ready for college while also getting Virginia’s private colleges ready to help these students succeed. Below are the colleges and universities affiliated with the VFIC.

Participating Schools:

  • Bridgewater College
  • Emory & Henry College
  • Hampden-Sydney College
  • Hollins University
  • Lynchburg College
  • Mary Baldwin University
  • Marymount University
  • Randolph-Macon College

  • Randolph College
  • Roanoke College
  • Shenandoah University
  • Sweet Briar College
  • University of Richmond
  • Virginia Wesleyan College
  • Washington and Lee University