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VIP Mentors Matter

VIP Mentors are VERY INSPIRING PEOPLE (VIP) who share their knowledge, time, and financial resources with youth 10 - 21 years old.  The valuable time mentors spend with our YOUTH matters to them.  We offer youth with one-on-one, group, peer, face-to-face and virtual mentoring sessions and seminars, or a combination of these types of mentoring services and activities in a variety of academic subjects and industry areas to help youth to grow and succeed in life. 

Our mission is to MENTOR, inspire, educate, and empower youth, especially at-risk youth, with the life skills needed for a successful career.  We connect youth to a network of trusting mentors who can expand their career opportunities and encourage them to use their talents and skills to become financially successful. 

"Free" Membership to the VIP Mentoring Club!  Sign a Youth Up Today! The VIP Mentoring Club offers mentoring services including:  1) Academic Enhancement that provides youth with mentoring to complement their school subjects and enhance their academic skill level.  2) Communications Mentoring that teaches young people how to express themselves on paper and in public speaking. Videotaping youth, to see how they look to others, and how to present themselves in public is included. 3) Job readiness and Life Skills Mentoring which includes teaching youth about social etiquette, how to create a job resume and bio and introducing youth to financial literacy topics including: money management, credit cards, budget creation and creating a youth run business enterprise.  4) Research and Networking Mentoring - Assisting youth with researching scholarships and internships, summer camps and job information and linking youth with community mentors and business leaders for advice.

VIP Mentors Matter, Inc. is a Maryland registered 501(C)(3) nonprofit organization specializing in helping young people determine their financial future by teaching them sound, practical money management and financial literacy skills along with exposing them to entrepreneurship principles as a way to earn more money.  We are also a membership organization that shines a light on our members who mentor and empower low-income and disadvantaged youth to succeed in life.  We have created an easy, no commitment, no-strings-attached nomination awards program to thank mentors with cash grants which can help to allow them to continue mentoring our youth.  We also match youth with subject expert mentors through our virtual mentorship program.

Meet Our 2021 VIP Mentors and Sponsors

Aldi Smart Kids 

Sisters 4 Sisters Network, Inc. 

Premier Enterprise Solutions

Grayhound Trash Removal, Inc. 

Davis Law and Mediation - 

Dixon Endeavors - 

Alliance Tax & Accounting Service - 

 Allstate Financial Advisor - 

4MSR Program -

Carlos Walker, Artist, Author & Entrepreneur -

Kim Hicks Dye - Board Member

Johnnie Lowery - Board Member

Lucinia Mundy - Board Member

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This is a "Free" Event

Cocktails and Connections Fundraiser and Networking Mixer!

Wednesday, 8/25/21. 4:30 p.m. -6:30 p.m.

The purpose of this fundraiser is to raise funds that allow us to continue to mentor at-risk youth in academics, job-readiness, financial and economic empowerment principles. The first cocktail or soda is on us. Mix and mingle with inspiring people.  Share your company's products, services, or story with the group.  Let us all raise our glasses together to support our MONEY SMART YOUTH!  

Please Consider Making a Donation!

$30 Donation – Allows one youth a "FREE" membership to the VIP Mentoring Club

$50 Donation – Allows two youth "FREE" memberships to the VIP Mentoring Club

Thank You Gifts Include:

Three door prizes will be raffled off including two $50 Aldi Food Gift Cards and one set of tickets to the Boyz II Men, concert scheduled on Saturday, 9/4/21, 8:00 p.m. at the National Harbor MGM Theater. Share your products and services with our network.  Meet inspiring people.  Join our Board of Directors, VIP Mentoring Program or our Youth Advisory Mentors Council.

Click on the Donate Button (listed below) to make a donation and to register for this event or become a sponsor by donating $100, $200, $500 or more.  Email or call us for more information: or 240-476-3195

Financial Empowerment Fundraiser for Youth

Saturday, April 16, 2022, 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Register a YOUNG PERSON to attend this FREE upcoming Financial Empowerment Fundraiser for Youth.  This event will be held both virtually and in person at our Clinton, Maryland studio.  Youth will learn the nuts and bolts of managing personal finances including basic budgeting, how to create a grocery/food budget, money management, on-line stock market investing, and entrepreneurship principles.  Virtual and in-person door prizes, fun exercises and guest speakers will be available.  The first 10 youth to register will receive a free $50 gift card from Aldi store.  Youth will be inspired by other Youth Speakers who will share their success stories.  We are seeking more youth speakers for this event.  All youth speakers will receive a speaker's stipend.

To Register a Youth, send us an email at: or Click Here:   


All Sponsors will receive "free" membership to VIP Mentors along with the following thank you gifts:

  • Your name listed on our website and all our marketing collateral which promotes your project or business including a web link from our website to yours.
  • Thirty-second (30) video commercial to use as part of your social media marketing. campaign ($500 sponsors only)
  • Free access to our annual celebration and fundraising gala. 

Click on the Donate button TODAY to sponsor this event or to sponsor a youth to attend this event:

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Who Can Join the VIP Mentors Program?

We are currently looking for both mentors and mentees (the protégée) from all ethnic, racial, political, religious, career, and industry backgrounds to join the VIP Mentors Program.

What are the benefits of joining the program for a mentee/protégée?

• Participate in live monthly conference calls or webinars where you will receive tips from successful mentors and learn how they became successful.
• Get access to free resources on enhancing your career, business, personal well-being and relationships, and more.
• Get access to a private VIP crowdfunding money club to help finance your community and business projects.
Have the opportunity to become a future mentor.
• Attend an annual power networking mentoring conference.

What are the benefits for Mentors?

• Receive a speaker's fee for participating in our monthly conference calls and webinars.
• Have access to a Private VIP crowdfunding money club to help finance your community and business projects.
• Share your knowledge to help someone grow.
• Motivate and inspire people to improve their economic status and personal growth status.
• Get one-on-one consulting services for an additional low-cost fee.
• Get a future tax write off for being a part of our VIP Mentoring Program.

What is the cost to join the VIP Mentors Program?

Our Special price today to join the VIP Mentoring Club is FREE for youth.

What is the Cost to Join Our Crowdfunding Money Pool?

The initial cost to join our Crowdfunding Money Pool is $100.00.  This includes information on how to raise money to fund your project or business venture. The total amount of money that is in the Crowdfunding Money Pool will determine how much money we will donate to your community or business project.

Crowdfunding Money Pool