Our Impact

We believe everyone deserves the opportunity to unlock their full potential and pursue their life’s purpose. That’s why we’re dedicated to making the I GOT This Framework accessible to all, regardless of financial limitations.

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Organizations We Have Supported

R3, Inc
beegins with you foundation
Doors to Dream
Shared City

Oakbrook Middle School
The Ideal Life partnered with Oakbrook Middle School in January 2023 to take them through the ideal identification process. The Ideal Life, funded by The Ideal Foundation, gifted the mural creation project in the school. This project was so popular that the school has continued to fund the muralist to create new murals throughout the school.

R3 Inc.
R3 Inc. was funded in the summer of 2023 and was the first The Ideal Life Foundation grant recipient. R3 Inc. serves youth ages 9-19 residing in the City of Charleston through an After School Think Tank program in Title 1 schools and a Youth Entrepreneurship program. The entrepreneurship program helps youth discover their purpose and assists them in establishing a business. The youth receive group and 1-1 learning and business coaching.

Doors to Dream
Doors to Dream engages scholars in Title 1 Schools to activate their potential and gain access to opportunities they might not otherwise have. Doors to Dream takes a long-term and longitudinal approach to developing well-rounded and prepared students in our Title 1 schools. This happens through three dynamic programs, each with a different goal, but all of them lead to graduates being ready for their next steps after graduation. Doors to Dream was a 2023 grant recipient.

Doors to Dream
Doors to Dream engages scholars in Title 1 Schools to activate their potential and gain access to opportunities they might not otherwise have. Doors to Dream takes a long-term and longitudinal approach to developing well-rounded and prepared students in our Title 1 schools. This happens through three dynamic programs, each with a different goal, but all of them lead to graduates being ready for their next steps after graduation. Doors to Dream was a 2023 grant recipient.

beegins with you foundation

Beegins with You
The mission of Beegins With You aligns closely with the Ideal Life framework which provides a structure for individuals to identify who they are, how they can serve, and how to build synergies with others. The Ideal Foundation grant expanded the Supporter Bee program to empower youth and address mental health challenges in the community.

Shared City

Shared City
Shared City, funded in 2024, has a mission to connect and equip the builders, doers and seekers of our city so their efforts can be strong, effective, and long-lasting in our communities. They strengthen existing city engagement work by providing specialized training, facilitating collaboration and strategically connecting resources to maximize city impact. The Ideal Foundation sponsored its Nonprofit Learning Lab in the Spring of 2024.

the 2020 Youth Organization

The 2020 Youth Organization
The mission of The 20/20 Youth Organization is to empower youth athletes in the Lowcountry to utilize athletics as a medium to exceed expectations and achieve greatness beyond the playing field. The Ideal Life funds a division scholarship.