CollegeTracks (collegetracks.org) changes lives and communities by helping low-income, first-generation-to-college students navigate the college application and financial aid process and then enroll, persist and graduate from college or technical school. The organization serves 2,000 students annually.
Headquartered: Silver Spring
Serves: Bethesda-Chevy Chase, Paint Branch, Quince Orchard, Watkins Mill, and Wheaton high schools
What a donation buys:
• $250 enables three recent high school graduates to attend College Success Skills Workshops.
• $1,000 provides one year of college admissions and financial advice for a high school senior.
• $10,000 provides one year of College Success Coaching for eight college students.
• Weekly: Help students navigate the college admissions and financial aid process (must be a college graduate).