A family - father, mother, and three elementary-aged children, pose on a boulder in a park.


Local kids are in crisis. You can be part of the solution!

A young girl from Thrive's programs smiles while outside in a park

“It’s [CAP] one of the only student support programs that is one adult 100% focused on one student. When that adult comes into the building, they’re focused on one student each week. That ability to build meaningful relationships is immeasurable.”

~ Casey Bertram, Superintendent of Bozeman
Public Schools
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The good news: Thrive's programs make a difference!

The Child Advancement Project (CAP) matches students K-12 in our valley with a mentor to work one-on-one with them.

  • Students with mentors have increased graduation rates
  • Healthier relationships and lifestyle
  • Improved behaviors at home and in school
  • Stronger relationships with peers,
    teachers and parents
  • Higher self-esteem and self-confidence
  • Higher college enrollment rates and educational aspirations (Youth.gov)

Thrive’s Parent Liaisons are an important part of the school system. Our Parent Liaisons work with parents and teachers to support the common goal of successful children. Thrive’s Parent Liaisons offer school-based parent education and
coaching, resource connections and support to our English Language Learners.

  • Parent involvement in schools is closely linked to better student behavior, higher academic achievement and enhanced social skills.
  • Parent involvement also makes it more likely that children and adolescents will avoid unhealthy behaviors such as sexually risky behaviors and substance use. (CDC.gov)
CAP Mentor Maura and her match, 8th grader Emerson, smile and hug outdoors in a park

The need to grow continues...

For the past 5 years, CAP has had a waiting list for mentors at every school in Bozeman.

We hope to raise $125k through this campaign to expand CAP to serve 10% of students at schools that utilize this mentorship program. Together, we can ensure that every child has the tools they need to succeed!

Why Thrive CAP Mentoring?

Kids with mentors are...

Less likely than their peers to skip a day of school
more likely to hold leadership positions
more likely to volunteer regularly
less likely than their peers to start using drugs

Your generous gift during this critical time will help Thrive directly impact the lives of kids and families in our region. Thank you for being part of the solution!

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