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College Bound

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Workshops convey college knowledge to First Generation college students

Many nonprofits have been impacted by COVID, requiring that fundraising be done on line. A year ago we began planning our 10th Anniversary Gala scheduled for October 22, 2020 to raise funds for next year's programs. Out of social solidarity and for mutual safety, we are moving to a virtual event. A videographer will help us film 5 segments at 4 minutes each and edit the vignettes filmed locally to help create our virtual platform. We are sharing the story of what it is like to be a First Generation student or a student with a disability who needs a coach to find their future, to become the professional they dream of through advanced education. Our organization is about turning dreams into degrees. Students in 8th grade join at our in- school program for the first hand up to college and career. In high school students are coached through college applications and financial aid for the chance to ignite their journey forward with scholarships. Our community college programming lifts up those students who are homeless and hungry by providing food and hygiene items so they can better complete their education. Our vignettes will showcase those students and community businesses who sponsor our work. Ultimately the work will become part of our YouTube page for College Bound AZ

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About College Bound


4222 E Brown Rd #33, Mesa, AZ 85205, US

Mission Statement

College Bound AZ, a nonprofit community resource, shares the journey to college with aspiring underrepresented students through mentorship, guidance and support systems for their advancement to a better future through education.

"Finis Origine Pendet", Latin for "The End Depends Upon the Beginning" explains our belief that a strong beginning will provide the solid foundation necessary for success in life. College Bound AZ provides that beginning.


College Bound AZ is a non-profit organization committed to helping students fulfill their dreams of a college education. We depend upon the donations of time, money and supplies made by caring individuals and corporations who support us in our mission.

College Bound AZ is a pathway though college that includes: One-on-One mentoring, enrichment activities, parent education and college entrance assistance.

College Bound students are engaged at least weekly in different activities designed to raise their awareness and ensure their competitiveness for college entrance. Activities include but are not limited to: Field trips, projects and events, Education workshops, Service Learning opportunities, Leadership and Decision making and Life Skills Training

"Build a Life. Build the Future." is our philosophy. We know that improving the future of our youth through education strengthens and enhances our community. Each program element is designed to move students ahead academically, intellectually and socially. These successful youths are better prepared to become productive members of the workforce and to contribute to the strengthening of the social and economic fabric of the community.

Children & Youth
Homeless & Housing
Media & Broadcasting


We'll work with your schedule.


College Bound AZ4222 E Brown Rd #33Mesa, AZ 85205



  • Mentoring
  • Brand Development & Messaging
  • Adult Education
  • Storytelling




  • Driver's License Needed
  • 40 hours total spread between July 15 and October 15, 2020
  • Expertise in videography and editing software. Have access to camera and software.

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