The School of the Month Program is the signature program of the Foundation. Annually, the Foundation selects 11 Historically Black Colleges and Universities with which to partner. During the partnership, we raise funds in support of student scholarships and other initiatives to help sustain the HBCU.

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Our Teacher Quality Initiative provides community college students who desire to become teachers with a rewarding opportunity to help fulfill their dream of becoming an educator. The Teacher Quality Initiative program will cover seven semesters of tuition and fees and allows the student to attend Huston Tillotson University to obtain their bachelor degrees.Upon finishing required coursework students are provided with mentorship, internship opportunities,and job placement. To learn more about our TQI Program click here


The Tom Joyner Foundation’s Veterans Education Program is a comprehensive initiative that provides support services for America’s veterans.  In partnerships with specific Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) around the country, the program is designed to help veterans succeed academically, and make a comfortable transition back to their homes, their families and communities. Click here to learn more about this program.


Art is a hidden treasure at our HBCU’s and is relevant to the total education and opportunities for capacity building, restoration, and marketing. The Tom Joyner Foundation partners with schools to create and/or support art initiatives in an effort to celebrate legacy and academic history. The Foundation has established strategic partnerships with some of the world’s most renown black artists to celebrate their great contributions to HBCUs, the art world and society.



The Fantastic Voyage is the Tom Joyner Foundation’s major fundraiser, offering more than 3,500 passengers each year for the past 18 years the opportunity to take a cruise to help raise money to keep students in HBCUs. The annual event features seminars and workshops on topical issues, including discussions with black college presidents and alumni as well as more than 30 performers and an art auction where the works of internationally renowned black artists are donated to the Foundation. To learn more about this year’s cruise and book it, go to