College Tribe’s model is as unique as it is critical: Black men mentoring Black boys and creating leaders in Wards 7 and 8. Founded in 2007 by four African American fathers, the mentoring program cultivates strong bonds between boys (grades 3-8) and men who look like them, believe in them, and model success, respect, and integrity. Twice a month, mentors and mentees meet in small groups for STEAM projects, life skills discussions, and field trips. Many mentees also participate in College Tribe’s after-school and summer programs – available to Black girls of the same age – where students master STEM, arts, and reading skills through hands-on courses in robotics, photography, and more. In the company of peers and role models, these 50+ young people a year grow to achieve college and career success.

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Budget (FY2022)

  • $3 million or higher
  • $1 million to $3 million
  • $500k to $1 million
  • The current budget for College Tribe is: Less than $500k

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