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Our Supporters

Together, we can help thousands of learners unlock their full potential and secure family-sustaining careers.

We couldn’t have done it without you.

At Merit America, we are dedicated to providing hard-working learners with the training and support they need to succeed. To date, our efforts have resulted in nearly $700M in wage gains for low-wage Americans. We are proud to report that for every $1 invested in Merit America, we are able to drive $33 in wage gains into the pockets of hard-working Americans. But we still need your support to drive $1B in wage gains by 2025.

Our Learners: Meet Naaem

“I left pharmacy tech for coding. Expensive bootcamps didn’t work. Then I found Merit America. Their zero-down offer and unique payment plan stood out. They prepare you from day one. Recently, I got my dream job at JPMC. Merit made my dream a reality.”

—Naeem

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Donor Testimonials

Merit America has demonstrated a deep commitment to expanding opportunity for low-wage working adults — a goal we share. Through one of Ascendium’s most significant philanthropic awards to date, we’re proud to help Merit America to reach sustainable, national scale and impact the lives of tens of thousands of low-wage workers through affordable, flexible, in-demand training leading to meaningful technology careers and increased wages.

Carolyn Lee, Deputy Director – Education Grantmaking
Carolyn Lee, Senior Program Officer at Ascendium
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Through our partnership with Merit America, we are breaking down barriers and providing life-changing opportunities for the workforce, empowering participants to secure rewarding roles in tech. This partnership is unique for Niagara as it creates an opportunity for our Team Members to support participants by engaging with them in mock interviews and also gives us an opportunity to hire learners into Niagara.

Ann Canela, Director of Corporate Giving

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