About Us

"Shed light on the path and the Journey is easy." ...Pennie Douglas

Core Values:

 Respect  Authenticity
 Excellence  Service
 Unity  Integrity

Serving students with access, information, and resources

William H. Douglas Foundation in 2023 will mark ten years of advocating for Black students.     WHD has moved the needle towards higher enrollment, retention, and graduation rates for our scholars  in pursuit of their post-secondary educational goals

Our signature Xploration tour and specialized college prep programs have created strong alliances that has garnered the attention and mutual respect from the post-secondary admissions community.


Our Advocates are highly motivated, hardworking and accomplished individuals that make a difference in young people's lives by ensuring they get the tools and strategies needed to be successful in making informed decisions on college selection and retention.

The Foundation's success is measured by the success of our students. Mr. William H. Douglas, Jr. life's accomplishments epitomized the spirit and heart of this Foundation. Education, determination and perseverance were key to his success and ours.

To learn more about Mr. William H. Douglas go to "WHD BIOGRAPHY"


"I enjoyed meeting and spending time with you yesterday regarding our daughter's college aspirations; we both agreed the meeting was very helpful in gaining direction and perspective. The college process can be overwhelming, we’re so very grateful for you and the William H. Douglas Foundation, your passion for helping kids obtain their college goals is very evident! Thanks so much!"

...Kimberly B.

"We orginally sought the WHD Foundation to assist us with our son's athletic recruitment packaging. Our expectations were exceeded. The package was state of the art, attractive and effective. It created more college offers than we thought possible."

...D. Weldon

"I can confidently say that if it were not for WHD assistance, Dheaven would not have over a dozen university acceptances. Ms. Douglas's gentle demand for excellence helped her to step into her greatness at a whole new level."

...L. Spivey

"Your organization has been there from day one to guide him (student) through everything....I highly recommend your service to any high school student looking to attend college."

...C. Lincoln