• Starfish Initiative inspires, encourages, and prepares promising, economically disadvantaged students for college and career success. To achieve this goal, Starfish pairs economically disadvantaged high school students one-on-one with college-educated mentors.

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NEWS & EVENTS

Starfish Named Finalist for National Grant Award, Needs Your Vote
Starfish Named Finalist for National Grant Award, Needs Your Vote

Starfish is one of eight finalists for a $64,000 grant from the Opus Foundation. Online voting determines the winner. 

Statement on the Passing of Starfish Initiative’s President & CEO
Statement on the Passing of Starfish Initiative’s President & CEO

It is with profound sadness that the Starfish Initiative family announces the passing of our president and CEO Bob Kizer, who finally lost his long, hard fought battle with cancer this weekend. 

Mentorship Overcomes Obstacles, Alters the Future for Indianapolis Youth
Mentorship Overcomes Obstacles, Alters the Future for Indianapolis Youth

Six years ago, Alvin arrived in the U.S. from Haiti unable to speak much English. Now 17-years-old, his future is much clearer.

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