Mission, Vision & Values

Genius has no zip code. Our students are the proof.

"It’s an experience you can’t truly know from the outside."

Rikki, Former mentee and current mentor


Minds Matter Colorado connects driven and determined students from low-income families with the people, preparation, and possibilities to succeed in college, create their future, and change the world.

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Bridging the gap between potential and opportunity, Minds Matter Colorado empowers high-achieving high school students from under-resourced households to thrive at the college of their choice, graduate with purpose, and launch fulfilling careers that enable upward economic mobility.


We are entrepreneurial.

We value growth and achievement.

We care about the whole person.

We value joy.

We are all in for Minds Matter!

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