Fund Details


The Elevated Program seeks to empower Black youth and their families by providing mentorships, equitable opportunities and collegiate access to succeed in higher education and beyond.

Serving students in 8th to 12th grades, Elevated provides youth with the tools and knowledge necessary to research, navigate and thrive in higher education. Mentors oversee a group of up to 16 students over the course of several years. Mentors support and guide students in their personal growth and education. Cohorts meet once a month, or more as needed. Programming is designed to empower youth to explore post-secondary options, support with standardized testing preparation, team-building activities, and college visits.

‚ÄčThe Elevated Program is free of cost. Eligibility requirements include: 8th grade student and above, identify as Black, has a GPA of 2.5 or higher and residing in the Pikes Peak Region.

Applications are currently open for students looking to join Elevated for the 2021/2022 academic year

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For questions about this application, please contact Pamela Roberts at