Higher education can change everything

Mentoring possibilities

Build confidence and make a difference


Education Fuels Dreams

518 ElevatED connects promising students with the
mentors, resources, and opportunities
that help them achieve a higher education.


Helping students navigate their journey to higher education.


Connecting caring, compassionate adults with promising students.


Creating a community of support to have a profound and lasting impact on the lives of local youth.

The number of students

that have achieved a two- or four-year college degree.


Our college graduation rate

for a two- or four-year college degree, compared to the national average of 39%.

The number of years

we have impacted students’ lives in the Capital Region.

Transforming lives through the power of education.