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College Rising Mentorship Grant

The College Rising Mentorship Grant (College Rising) provides mentorship to high school students enrolled in District of Columbia public or public charter schools and assists them in navigating high school, taking dual enrollment courses, and selecting and applying to college. The high school mentorship services are administered by grant-funded community-based organizations (CBOs) for College Rising participants. For questions regarding this grant, please contact Kimberly Romero at [email protected].

College Rising Mentorship Grant Recipients (FY23)

Two CBOs were selected through a competitive grant application process to receive funding to provide mentoring services to 300 College Rising participants. Fiscal year 2023 grant awards included:

  • Capital Partners for Education
    • Grand Award Total: $405,416.25
    • Number of DC Futures Students Assigned: 175
  • Latin American Youth Center
    • Grand Award Total: $289,583.75
    • Number of DC Futures Students Assigned: 125

College Rising Mentorship Grant Documents and Resources

Monthly Reporting Template