Become a Scholar

Starfish Initiative offers a unique one-on-one mentoring program for motivated high school students to prepare them for personal and academic success.

Start Supporting

When you donate to Starfish Initiative you help us carry out the mission of making a difference in the lives of each of our scholars.

Become a Mentor

Starfish Initiative mentors are caring, committed adults who provide guidance and support to motivated high school students on their path to success.

Our Introduction

About Starfish Initiative

Starfish Initiative was established in 2003 with a vision to make a difference in the lives of marginalized youth- one student at a time. Today we continue to advance our mission by:

  • Providing long-term, community-based mentoring to high school students.
  • Helping to improve post-secondary education attainment of academically promising students.
  • Aid in planning a pathway to economic mobility for Indianapolis high school students

Our Mission:

To inspire, encourage, and prepare motivated high school students from the most vulnerable populations for college, career, and life success through one-on-one mentoring.

Our Vision:

A world where young people are empowered to elevate themselves, their families, and their communities.

Our Impact

You Have the Power Today To Change Tomorrow

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of Starfish Scholars who complete the 4-year program graduate from high school

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go on to enroll in post-secondary education opportunities across Indiana -and beyond.

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mentor service hours for the 2021-2022 year.

We Inspire

We Encourage

We Motivate

We Prepare

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Why Choose us

Our Goal Is To Make Your Life Better

Our Mission: To inspire, encourage, and prepare academically motivated high school students form the most vulnerable populations for college, career, and life success through one-on-one mentoring.
Our Vision: A world where young people are empowered to elevate themselves, their families, and their communities.
Our Goals: Starfish Initiative is uniquely placed in the community to improve graduation rates, provide post-secondary educational access, and make a difference for students and their families — one at a time.

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