Minds Matter News

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

By MindsMatter | May 5, 2017

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

By MindsMatter | March 31, 2017

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

By MindsMatter | December 15, 2016

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…

Minds Matter Welcomes New CEO to National Office

By MindsMatter | November 14, 2016

New York, NY – November 14, 2016 — Gadi Ben-Menachem joins the team in Minds Matter’s national office as Chief Executive Officer. He brings to Minds Matter more than 15 years of experience in volunteer leadership for several nonprofit organizations in his community and on a national level. Most notably, Ben-Menachem has spent many years…

Minds Matter Students Receive Exciting News about Early Successes  

By MM National | April 7, 2016

New York – NY – April 7, 2016 — Minds Matter students in chapters across the country have already received exciting news about scholarships and acceptances to competitive colleges and universities. Minds Matter students have received acceptance into some of our nation’s Most Competitive schools, as rated by Barron’s, including seven of eight Ivy League…

Minds Matter Seattle to Graduate its First Class of Seniors

By MM National | April 6, 2016

New York, NY – April 6, 2016 – This June, Minds Matter Seattle will graduate its first class of students, many of whom have already received acceptance letters to prestigious universities. One student has been accepted to Princeton University, securing a loan-free financial aid package. Other students have been accepted to New York University, UCLA,…

Minds Matter Adds Thirteenth Chapter in Detroit

By MM National | April 4, 2016

New York, NY – April 4, 2016 — Minds Matter, a national non-profit organization serving accomplished high school students from low-income families, approved the addition of a 13th chapter in Detroit, Michigan. The Detroit chapter will begin serving students in Fall 2016 and received a generous grant for seed funding from The Taubman Foundation. The…

Minds Matter Washington D.C. Sends Students to Prestigious Summer Programs  

By MM National | March 30, 2016

New York, NY – March 30, 2016 – Minds Matter Washington, D.C. is sending its first class of students to summer programs this year. Several students have already gained acceptance to prestigious programs at Harvard Medical School via the National Student Leadership Conference, Cornell and Carnegie Mellon. Minds Matter is an intensive three-year academic and…

Minds Matter Selected as 100 Women in Hedge Funds’ 2016 U.S. Beneficiary

By MM National | March 3, 2016

15th Annual Gala to be held November 9, 2016 in New York City New York, NY – March 3, 2016 – 100 Women in Hedge Funds today announces Minds Matter National, Inc. as the beneficiary of its U.S. philanthropic activities in 2016, including the 15th Annual Gala at Cipriani 42nd Street to be held on…

Minds Matter Interviewed for Nonprofit Voice

By MM National | January 9, 2016

Minds Matter’s Executive Director Ellen Magnis spoke with 103.9’s The Nonprofit Voice about Minds Matter and her own experiences as a first-generation college graduate. We were honored for the opportunity to highlight the important work that Minds Matter is doing to serve accomplished students from low-income families. Click to listen to Part 1 and Part 2 of…