We Are
Minds Matter

Minds Matter transforms the lives of accomplished
high school students from low-income families by
broadening their dreams and preparing them
for college success.


Students Accepted Into Four-Year Colleges & Universities

Each day, Minds Matter is inspired by the commitment and drive of the students we serve. Our students choose to spend their Saturdays improving their academic abilities and preparing themselves for the future. They are determined and focused, and understand fully the value of higher education to their success.


Minds Matter’s Impact

Mentoring means building trust and having a positive influence on someone where a void exists today.

- Michael, Minds Matter of the Twin Cities Mentor

Minds Matter understands that support is something that every student needs to succeed. We have more than just our mentors: we have a whole team.

- Jaelynne, Minds Matter of the Twin Cities Alumna

I am so grateful to Minds Matter for introducing me to the summer programs; without them, I don’t think my summer would have turned out to be one of the best in my life.

- Jesus, Minds Matter of Seattle Mentee

Latest News

Minds Matter of Denver Announces Historic Partnership with University of Colorado Denver

New Program Will Guarantee College Admission, Scholarships to all Minds Matter Students   DENVER, May 5, 2017 — Minds Matter of Denver (MMD), a leading local educational nonprofit, announced a historic partnership today with the University of Colorado Denver (CU Denver) that will guarantee college admission and scholarships to many of Denver’s brightest high school students from…

Minds Matter Adds New Houston Chapter

New York, NY – Minds Matter’s Board of Directors has approved the creation of a new chapter in Houston, Texas. This will be the 14th chapter to be added to the national nonprofit organization. Minds Matter Houston will begin serving students in September 2017. Minds Matter is a national non-profit organization whose mission is to…

Minds Matter to Receive $1.2 Million as 100 Women in Finance U.S. Beneficiary

New York, NY – December 14, 2016 –  Minds Matter will receive $1.2 Million from fundraising efforts by 100 Women in Finance (100WF, formerly 100 Women in Hedge Funds) in 2016. 100WF is a global non-profit organization with more than 15,000 alternative management investors and professionals. Each year, 100WF selects a U.S. beneficiary for its…


Our mentors work with their students through a three-year program from sophomore to senior year to prepare for college.

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