KANSAS CITY, Mo., Nov. 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the 1,000 Dreams Fund (1DF) announced a $10,000 donation from CommunityAmerica to their active crowdfunding campaign, " Girls on the Rise" (#GirlsOnTheRise) on Crowdrise. The campaign's mission is to award funds for college visits to college-bound women in need. The campaign is part of a partnership between 1DF, a national scholarship program for American girls in need, and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City (BBBS). The $10,000 will be granted to Kansas City-area high school girls for their college visits over the next two years. "We are thrilled to support Girls on the Rise by providing greater opportunities for young students to visit college campuses and further their education. It is critically important that Kansas City youth are given the chance to reach their full potential, allowing them to succeed in every life stage as adults. Financial peace of mind is at the heart of CommunityAmerica's mission, and a proper introduction to higher education options is an important aspect of achieving this," - CEO, Lisa Ginter. "Thanks to the generous support of CommunityAmerica and 1,000 Dreams, these talented young women will be visiting a school of their choice, a visit that may not have been possible without the Girls on the Rise campaign. We are very grateful for their support and the support of the community for making these girls dreams become a reality." - Micheal Lawrence, CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City. The "Girls on Rise" campaign is part of an on-going 1,000 Dreams Fund commitment to funding college visits for young women in need nationwide.