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Emmanuel is one of many students empowered by TGR Foundation. After emigrating from Nigeria, after-school programs at the TGR Learning Lab Anaheim helped him gain the transferable skills and support needed to pursue his dreams. He’s currently a high school senior and was recently accepted into the Earl Woods Scholar Program from which he’ll receive ongoing support on his path to a career in computer science. Click below to learn more about his journey.
Founded in 1996, TGR Foundation provides experiences and opporortunities that positively impact the lives of youth. From from our founder, Tiger Woods, below.
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.
To help students prepare for a rapidly changing job market, we are helping students gain the skills and experiences needed to learn and grow. Through year-round programming focused on workforce development and career readiness, students are given the tools and resources needed to be prepared for their futures
Our college access programming supports high school students interested in careers that require post-secondary education. Through a variety of workshops and resources, students nationwide receive the support needed to thrive in school and life.
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.
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.
Annual Winter Workshop unites partners, alumni to empower scholars for college success
First-generation college students returning to class often find themselves overwhelmed with limited support. TGR Foundation eases the burdens of Earl Woods Scholars kicking off the year with its annual Winter Workshop.
Held January 3-5 at the TGR Learning Lab in Anaheim, the 2024 Winter Workshop united more than 60 students of all levels from colleges and universities across the country. Most scholars are the first in their families to pursue higher education and benefit from personalized support to navigate their unique challenges. Throughout the event, they had opportunities to connect with peers, prepare for their remaining college years and build skills to maximize their experience and overcome obstacles on their path to graduation. The Foundation collaborates with partners who are committed to its mission of empowering students to pursue their passions through education.
TGR Foundation welcomes two distinguished leaders as new board members
TGR Foundation, a leading education nonprofit, has announced the appointment of William “Bill” Smilow and Joe Wilkins to its national board of governors. Both distinguished leaders bring a wealth of experience and a deep commitment to impacting the lives of youth and their communities.
TGR Foundation CEO shares 2023 Year In Review
As I reflect on my first six months as TGR Foundation’s CEO, I am energized by the incredible impact the organizationmade in 2023 and excited about our plans for 2024 and beyond. I’m especially thankful for our board of governors,executive leadership, team members and community of donors and partners whose dedication to empowering students to pursue their passions through education makes the important work we do possible.
Anaheim high school students experience interactive health careers field trip
Students from three Anaheim high schools who are interested in pursuing health care careers participated in a hands-on, interactive learning event led by nine Providence health care professionals at the TGR Learning Lab on Friday, November 17. The event featured a panel discussion with Providence doctors and other professionals and experiential working sessions where the students engaged in activities involving biotechnology.
TGR Foundation and DoD STEM Partner to Invest in Educators, Prepare Youth for STEM Workforce
TGR Foundation and DoD STEM are working together to bridge the gap between the classroom and the workforce by engaging students, educators and professionals in STEM activities and making real-world connections. The partnership has made a significant impact through strategic programming that exposes students to STEM careers and helps them develop skills to work toward their 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.
TGR Foundation Hosts Pathways to College and Career Conference at Crossroads Elementary School
U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Collin Barry, sergeant major, Marine Corps Base Quantico, gives a speech during the Pathways to College and Career Conference hosted by TGR Foundations at Crossroads Elementary School on Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia, September 30, 2023. TGR Foundation teamed up with DoD STEM and the Marine Corps Community Services School Liaison Program to help military and DoD-connected students explore opportunities and set them up for success after high school.
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.