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Shining a Light on the Life-Changing Limited Public Service Loan Forgiveness Waiver

The federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program provides important student loan debt relief to healthcare and frontline workers, teachers, administrative employees and other community servants doing essential work for our country’s success. That is why it is important to spread the word about the widely unknown l...

Ascendium Gifts $2.5 Million to The Center for Black Excellence and Culture

Madison, Wis. –  Today, The Center for Black Excellence and Culture – a multimillion-dollar project inspired, designed, and led by Black residents – announced it has received a $2.5 million gift from Ascendium Education Group. The Madison-based nonprofit became the third major founding donor in The Center’s $36 million capi...

Ascendium Education Group Releases 2021 Education Philanthropy Report: Stronger Together

Madison, WI—Ascendium Education Group has released its 2021 Education Philanthropy report, Stronger Together. The report tells the story of Ascendium’s philanthropy during 2021 and what can be achieved through partnership and collaboration.

Ascendium made $119 million in grants in 2021 — our highest total ever. We owe a tr...

Future Workforce Supported by Ascendium with $1,500 Tools of the Trade Scholarships Going to Over 500 Wisconsin Apprentices

Madison, Wis. – Wisconsin has a longstanding tradition of apprenticeship, developing highly-skilled workers capable of meeting industry needs while also providing individuals with a lifetime skill and knowledge of a trade. Today’s industry demands these trained workers, especially as Wisconsin businesses face a shortage of ...

Ascendium Designated a Top Workplace Two Years in a Row Based on Employee Input

Madison, Wis. – Every employee at Ascendium Education Group plays a critical role in supporting our mission of championing opportunity. They find a purpose in their work, bringing meaning to what they do as it not only positively impacts the organization, but also the people they assist each day. We’re proud of our employee...

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