At TGR Foundation, we are champions for youth!
Together we help students connect passion with purpose as they learn, grow and thrive. Learn more about joining our community of champions and find out ways you can be a champion for youth.
WE ARE CHAMPIONS FOR YOUTH!
We are celebrating our community of champions at TGR Foundation. Through signature programs focused in STEM education, college access and career readiness, we are preparing students to be champions in school, their community and in life. Hear from this month's champion, Sharon Don, a TGR Foundation alumnus.
Founded in 1996, TGR Foundation empowers young people with the tools and support they need to discover their passions, deepen their knowledge and and gain real-world experiences to achieve their dreams.
Through our free programs and resources, we help students discover, develop and pursue their passions. With courses and opportunities to learn about photography, graphic design, engineering, computer science and more, there’s something for everyone. Click the links below to get started.
For 6th – 12th Grade Students:
- TGR Learning Lab Classes
- Design Challenges for the whole family
- Find your passion on TGR EDU: Explore
For High School Students:
Through lessons, resources and live experiences, we’re providing educators with professional development to revitalize their teaching practice and help more students reach their full potential.
Explore our educator offerings, designed to enhance your instructional strategies and better engage your students.
Scholar Voices: How I aligned my career path with my passion for human rights and social injustice
I started my journey at Lafayette College intending to study economics and faced many challenges trying to decide what I wanted to pursue after college. My classes were packed with STEM courses, and I felt ill-prepared for the journey I was about to embark upon. TGR Foundation was extremely helpful in my struggles throughout the years. As an Earl Woods Scholar, I was paired with an amazing mentor, Tim Walsh, who opened up his networks and family to me and was very active throughout each year.
Cobbs Creek Foundation breaks ground on TGR Learning Lab and revitalization of historic Cobbs Creek Golf Course
PHILADELPHIA – Members of the Cobbs Creek Foundation were joined by elected officials, educators, and supporters to celebrate the launch of the foundation’s revitalization of the historic Cobbs Creek Golf Course, a project that will invest at least $100 million into restoring the course and transforming the property into a dynamic golf and education campus.
The groundbreaking marks the start of construction for the Cobbs Creek Campus. The initial phases of development will include building a reservoir and pumphouse, TGR Learning Lab and driving range building.
TGR Foundation welcomes executive director of TGR Learning Lab at Cobbs Creek
TGR Foundation has announced Meredith Foote as the executive director of its new TGR Learning Lab in Philadelphia. Foote, an experienced leader in education will oversee all programs, operations and funding opportunities at the TGR Learning Lab at Cobbs Creek which will empower students to discover and achieve their fullest potential.
“We are excited to have Meredith join TGR Foundation and lead our expansion into Philadelphia at the Cobbs Creek campus,” said John Lee, senior vice president programs and education. “She shares our passion for education and providing youth with access and opportunities to thrive.”
TGR Foundation announces new leadership
IRVINE, Calif. (June 20, 2023) – TGR Foundation has announced the appointment of Cynthia (Cyndi) Court as the Foundation’s new CEO. Court, a seasoned nonprofit leader with experience in youth development, education, marketing and fundraising will lead TGR Foundation as it continues its mission to empower students to pursue their passions through education.
TGR Foundation, Providence share tips to prioritize mental health
TGR Foundation and Providence are working together to support students and families during Mental Health Month and beyond through their partnership, Empowered Health, focused on health education, health equity and workforce development. In the United States, 70% of students seek mental health resources through schools and educational institutions, according to the Department of Education’s […]
Since 2006, the TGR Learning Lab has offered students unique learning experiences in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) in a safe and inspiring learning environment where kids can recognize their potential and gain the opportunities and support needed to thrive.
With one of the highest graduation rates in the country, the Earl Woods Scholar Program is designed to help first-generation scholars thrive in college and beyond. Encompassing mentorships, internships and career building, the program boasts a one-to-one philosophy that has helped nearly 150 recipients attend top universities around the country.
Recently launched, tgreduexplore.org recreates the Learning Lab experience and curriculum via a dynamic digital platform developed in partnership with Discovery Education. By creating nationwide access to our programs, we will impact millions, offering teachers quality curriculum and introducing students to options for college and STEM careers.
Our professional development workshops are focused on changing the way STEM is taught in our classrooms by providing professional development opportunities in STEM education through innovative lesson design. With hands-on, project-based learning activities, educators explore strategies that will enhance their curricula and prepare their students for future STEM careers.
Access to quality education is a global issue that impacts everyone. TGR Foundation partners with innovators, educators, business leaders and community members who are passionate about education and committed to helping students learn, grow and thrive. Together, we are champions for youth.
TGR Foundation is a team of dedicated individuals who are passionate about empowering students through education. We are deeply committed to every student who participates in our programs, and believe that the power of education, coupled with the right resources, will ensure lifelong success.
FREE digital learning for kids and educators
TGR EDU: Explore is a free no-cost digital platform for students, educators and families. On this platform you will find resources and curriculum that help parents and education professionals alike keep students engaged in learning.
For 25 years, TGR Foundation has received support from funds raised through events produced by TGR Live, the exclusive event management company of TGR Foundation. TGR Live creates amazing experiences at world-class events across the country, including three PGA TOUR golf tournaments, an exclusive entertainment experience in Las Vegas and a luxury golf outing at Pebble Beach.
Tiger Woods Returns To The PGA Tour, But He Never Leaves Those Involved In The TGR Foundation
Tiger Woods returns to the Riviera Country Club this week but to countless others, he's never been absent.
"Over the years he's been through a lot, but he's always been there for the TGR Foundation,'' said Kenya Beckmann of Providence Health, one of Woods' charity corporate partners.
Nonprofit health system Providence has a goal of making Orange County the healthiest region in the country. A main roadblock to that goal are the health equity challenges seen in the county.
One organization Providence has turned to is the TGR Foundation, the Irvine-based education-focused charity started by golfer Tiger Woods.
Tiger Woods, TGR Foundation Renovates And Relaunches Learning Lab
When it comes to philanthropy and aiding others, one of the most common themes is helping children create a better life for themselves. That’s exactly the mentality the TGR Foundation, the philanthropic group headed by world-famous golfer Tiger Woods, carries with it in all of its ventures.
Tiger Woods is honoring his father through a transformative scholarship program
The Earl Woods Scholar program serves as a model for the type of difference TGR Foundation hopes to make in the lives of youth.
TGR Foundation continues to change students' lives
Alumnus of the TGR Foundation Andres Cuamani joins Golf Today to discuss the impact the foundation has had on his life.
Chairman Mike Mckee Keeps TGR Foundation up to Par
During his tenure at TGR Foundation, McKee has helped create and grow the foundation’s flagship educational facility, he’s mentored and sponsored a student throughout college, and has provided seed funding for a new initiative that aims to pair students with local companies in internship opportunities. Read more in this feature in the Orange County Business Journal.
Tiger Woods’ Charity Teams with Find your Grind
TGR Foundation, a Tiger Woods charity, has teamed up with Find Your Grind Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Los Angeles-based self-discovery and career exploration platform, Find Your Grind. The multi-year partnership brings together two organizations with a shared mission to help young people discover who they are, identify their strengths and interests, and offer multiple pathways to personal and professional success.