Let’s Get Ready relies on the support of individuals and foundations to continue providing support to the nearly 18,000 students that we serve. There is a range of opportunities for both philanthropic investment and corporate sponsorship to support the high quality programming and near-peer coaching LGR provides. Click here to learn more about the impact of your donation. We are grateful for all of our donors. Click here to see who supported us in FY21.
For additional information about making your philanthropic investment, please email Marvin Vilma, Managing Director of Development, at email@example.com
Ways to Support
You can make a donation directly to Let’s Get Ready on this page.
Donate by phone
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with your name and phone number to arrange a payment by phone.
Donate by mail
Send checks made out to
“Let’s Get Ready” to:
Let’s Get Ready
50 Broadway 25th floor
New York, NY 10004
Let’s Get Ready also accepts gifts of securities. To make these or other types of special gifts please contact Development at email@example.com.
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Engage on socials
Participating in our social media by viewing, reacting, commenting, and sharing content from our YouTube, LinkedIn, Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook is a great way to help spread the word about our work. These actions can garner support and educate the public about Let’s Get Ready.
Corporate giving and matching
Many corporations have matching gift programs for nonprofits like Let’s Get Ready. It’s an easy way to double, or even triple, the impact of your personal contribution! Ask your human resources department for details and any necessary forms. To set up a matching donations campaign, contact Development at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Many investment firms offer Donor-advised fund (DAF) programs, like Fidelity Charitable or Vanguard Charitable, as a way to make tax-deductible contributions in the form of money, traded assets like stock, or even illiquid assets like real estate. Set up a DAF donation quickly and easily at by clicking this link, or talk to your investment firm about supporting Let’s Get Ready (EIN 31-1698832).
Who We Serve
high school and college students
college students engaged as near-peer mentors
zip codes across 22 states
Let’s Get Ready’s unique program supports students through three phases:
HIGH SCHOOL JUNIORS
Near-peer led prep for SAT exam, personalized goal-setting and introduction to the college admissions and financial aid process.
Increase SAT score
Increase college knowledge and application preparedness
HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS
College enrollment support through frequent, curriculum-based, two-way texting.
HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS
Virtual near-peer coaches provide personalized guidance around college applications, financial aid, college decisions, and combating “summer melt.”
Submit college and financial aid applications
Enroll in college
College persistence support through frequent, curriculum-based, two-way texting.
Virtual and on-campus, near-peer coaches provide personalized guidance and support to overcome barriers to college persistence.
Identify and address barriers to ensure persistence semester over semester
Graduate from college