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Rapid Response is a safety net program for college students with foster care experience that quickly addresses the challenges threatening a youth's ability to transition to and through college in pursuit of a career.

Our purpose is to eliminate barriers that hinder current and former foster youth from continuing with their post-secondary education. Alongside our network of supporters, we are dedicated to changing the legacy of college foster care students through empowerment, personal and professional development, and events-based fundraising.

What we can fund
housing assistance

Housing Assistance

meal assistance

Meal Assistance

utilities & personal expenses

Utilities & Personal Expenses

healthcare & mental health assistance

Healthcare & Mental Health Assistance

transportation & relocation costs

Transportation & Relocation Costs

education & technology expenses

Education & Technology Expenses

For students in need of assistance, please visit our FAQ for more information about obtaining a referral from an authorized referral agency. For general questions, please use our Contact Us page to submit your inquiry.

Video Resources

Below are general resources from partnering states, including how-to videos

Mental Health