Bolder Options

Mission Statement

Teaching youth to succeed in ALL of life's races.

Impact and Programs

Accomplishments In the year 2019 Bolder Options was able to serve 5,149 individual youth. 75 new mentor/mentee pairs in 2019, with 76% pair completion of the year long program. 2,476 people learned about social, emotional, educational, healthy living and cultural competence at events hosted roughly every three days. 173 alumni mentors or mentee's became re-engaged with the program that is now serving 500+ individuals that have previously graduated from the Bolder Options.
Current Goals 2020 Goals Mentor Application Processed: 90 Matches: 60 Alumni Engagement: 80 Percentage of pairs completing program: 86%
Community or Constituency Served Bolder Options provides wellness-based mentoring for middle school at-promise youth who need support.
Geographic Area Served Minneapolis, St. Paul, Rochester

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Notes from the Council

Organization Last Reviewed on 01/06/2021

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2100 Stevens Ave. South
Minneapolis, MN 55404
Phone: (612) 379-2653

General Information

Alternative Name: Bolder, Bolder Options
EIN: 41-1909408
Principal Staff: Darrell Thompson
Number of Full-Time Equivalents (FTE): 8
Volunteer Opportunities: Yes
Number of Clients: 4000
Ruling Year: 1998


Board Chair: John McCormick
Number of Board Members: 16
Board Meetings with Quorum: 7
Average Member Attendance: 15.9

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