• Organization TypeFoundation
  • Founded2003

Shawn Carter Foundation

MISSION The mission of the Shawn Carter Foundation is to help individuals facing socio-economic hardships further their education at post secondary institutions. HISTORY The Shawn Carter Foundation was founded as a public charity in 2003 by Gloria Carter and her son, Shawn “JAY-Z” Carter, Since the Foundation’s inception, over $4MM have supported initiatives to empower youth and communities in need through the Foundation’s programs: Scholarship Fund, College Prep and Exposure, International Exposure, Professional Development, Scholar Support and Community & Goodwill Programs.
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