Now Hiring for Director of Communications and Development

We are seeking a dynamic and creative individual to join our team as a Storytelling, Special Events, Marketing, and Development Specialist. This multifaceted role will be responsible for crafting compelling narratives, planning and executing engaging events, engaging a communications strategy, helping to secure annual funding, and contributing to the overall development of our organization.

There's A Pathway

For Everyone

There's A Pathway For Everyone

At Beacon of Hope our mission is to inspire Lynchburg’s youth to pursue post-secondary education or training, invest in their potential, and equip them to become contributing individuals to the betterment of our community. 

The Power In Finding Your Why

Lynchburg Beacon of Hope exists to prepare every Lynchburg City School student for a postsecondary education. Whether it is two-year college, four-year college, or technical school, the Beacon of Hope helps every student build a bridge to college.

Beacon of Hope’s ultimate goal is to provide college opportunities for those who would not be able to attend college otherwise, including economically disadvantaged students and first-generation students – the first in their family to attend college.  

Beacon Scholars are Succeeding

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Future Centers

The primary goal of Future Centers is to empower our students to remove the barriers that prevent them from pursuing what’s next. We work to increase Access, Affordability, Achievement, and Aspiration for every student to go onto work or education after high school.

Future Center Services Include:

  • Resume Building and Job Interview Skill Development

  • Academic Tutoring

  • Financial Aid and Scholarship Support

  • Career Inventories and Finding Students’ Strengths

  • And much more!

Our Scholarships

Lynchburg Beacon of Hope offers two distinct scholarship programs to support Lynchburg City Schools students to and through their post-secondary experience.