About Us

Founded in 2010, Dream Big! is a 501C3 Boston based non-profit organization. Dream Big!'s mission is to help girls and young women from low-income situations achieve their dreams by providing them with the sports equipment, sports attire, athletic footwear, program fees and college showcase scholarships needed to enable them to participate in sports and physical activities. Activities that contribute to their health, education and overall well-being.

How it works: Dream Big! partners with schools, community sports organizations, Boys & Girls Clubs and after school programs, to identify and fulfill the basic needs of girls and young women from economically disadvantaged communities, in elementary, junior high, high school and college in order to help them engage in sports, recreation and physical activities.

Dream Big! will provide through Equipment Grants and Program Scholarships the following items to girls in-need and the programs that serve them:

  1. 1. Equipment, athletic footwear, uniforms, sports attire, program fees, and college showcase scholarships.
  2. 2. Physical education equipment that encourages young girls to play and become physically active.

Since 2010 Dream Big! programs have impacted over 75,000 girls, young women and elementary school children in economically disadvantaged communities.

Why Dream Big!?

Regular participation in physical activity during childhood and adolescence promotes the development of positive body image, confidence, self-esteem and has been shown to improve academic performance and career success. Physical activity also reduces a girls' health risk for: Obesity, diabetes, heart disease, osteoporosis, breast cancer, depression, unintended teen pregnancy, stress, anxiety, and a lack of self esteem among others.

Active Bodies Active Minds!