Our History

The Future Begins Today was founded in Troy in 1993 by private individuals, business leaders and educators who recognized that educated citizens are the basis of a prosperous local economy and are the foundation of the future high quality of life in Troy. What began 20 years ago with less than 30 students at two elementary schools has grown today into a city wide educational program that has helped hundreds of students and their families. Today there are 14 board members who volunteer their time to support the program’s important work.