Minds Matter of San Francisco would like to thank its valued partners. As an all-volunteer organization, our partners' contributions and support go that much further in impacting our students.

Want to partner with Minds Matter of San Francisco? Contact kate.sterne@mindsmattersf.org

Catalyst Prep

Catalyst is committed to the idea that all students are capable of earning an extraordinary score, if they have a mentor capable of inspiring them.

In addition to our SAT & ACT services, Catalyst leads middle and high school students in dynamic, creative Reading Comprehension and Math workshops designed to supplement the instruction they receive in school and to spark an interest in higher education.


Chegg is a company based in Santa Clara, California, that specializes in online textbook rentals (both in physical and digital formats), homework help, scholarships, course reviews and internship matching. It is meant to help students in high school and college.

Code for America

Code for America believes government can work for the people, by the people in the 21st century. We build open source technology and organize a network of people dedicated to making government services simple, effective, and easy to use.

College Greenlight

College Greenlight is a free resource for any first generation, underrepresented student who is serious about getting into and thriving at their perfect college. The program helps students discover, research, and build relationships with the colleges and universities that will allow them to succeed. Because every hard-working student deserves access to a wide variety of financial resources, College Greenlight has built an easily searchable database filled with thousands of scholarships, grants, and merit-aid opportunities.

College Track

College Track recruits students from underserved communities and works continuously with them from the summer before 9th grade through college graduation. The 10-year program removes the barriers that prevent students from earning their college degree by providing them with comprehensive academic support, leadership training, financial and college advising, and scholarships. College Track teaches their students the skills necessary to succeed in college and beyond.


JP Morgan Chase

JPMorgan Chase & Co. is an American multinational banking and financial services holding company. It is the largest bank in the United States, with total assets of US$2.515 trillion. It is a major provider of financial services, and according to Forbes magazine is the world's third largest public company based on a composite ranking.


Meritus Fund

Meritus College Fund invests in low-income, high-potential, San Francisco public high school students by providing four-year scholarships and individualized support to help them realize their potential through a college degree. Meritus, founded in 1996, is a San Francisco community-based 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization and supports over 200 Scholars who are currently enrolled in college and close to 400 alumni.

Reed Smith

Reed Smith represents many of the world's leading companies in complex litigation and other high-stakes disputes, cross-border and other strategic transactions, and crucial regulatory matters. With lawyers from coast-to-coast in the United States, as well as in Europe, Asia and the Middle East, Reed Smith is known for its experience across a broad array of industry sectors.

Teach for America

Teach For America is an American nonprofit organization whose mission is to eliminate educational inequity by enlisting high-achieving recent college graduates and professionals to teach for at least two years in low-income communities throughout the United States.