Goals. Grit. Growth.

Nurturing our youth for a brighter future.

Through coaching, internships and education and learning opportunities, The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation, in partnership with The Hagedorn Legacy Foundation, is helping instill, develop and unleash the full potential of disadvantaged youth.

Character Development

Immersing young adults in a positive, character-building environment helps them grow in both academic and decision-making achievement.

Educational Opportunity

Readiness coaching, internships, and tuition scholarships give at-risk students help and hope for completing their college education.

Social Mobility

College preparatory assistance and degree completion initiatives help put under served youth on the path toward personal and professional success.



Discover how instilling and nurturing grit and determination in high-risk youth is raising up a generation of college-ready high schoolers.

Check back soon to learn more about a new initiative that will provide mentoring, educational and empowerment opportunities to change the futures of at-risk students.