“Since I’ve been in Jr. Apprentice, I’ve become much more professional and confident.” –Domaine E.; JRA Alumni

I want to directly impact a Jr. Apprentice student! Microsoft 5

If you share our vision to inspire Hartford youth to put down roots and work to create a more vibrant Hartford community, please consider contributing financially to help us make it happen.

The cost to hire an intern at your work or to sponsor a student internship for 3 months is $3,000 and we service 40 students a year. Your donation will benefit the following:

  • Salaries & bus tokens for our student’s apprenticeship opportunities ($10/hour for 3-6 hours/week)
  • Weekly workforce development classes and guest speakers on financial literacy, entrepreneurship, etc.
  • Professional Development Events and College Field Trips
  • An end-of-the year graduation for students and their families

How to make a tax-deductible gift:


Mail: To send a check, please make your check payable to the Hartford Consortium for Higher Education with Jr. Apprentice specified on the memo line and mail to: 31 Pratt Street, 5th fl. Hartford, CT 06103 – ATTN: Jr. Apprentice Program

More ways to give:

Corporate matching: Does your company have a donation matching policy? If so, your gift will have double the impact! Inquire with your Human Resources department.

Skills-based support: Do you have expertise in an area that would benefit a nonprofit organization? Examples include marketing, technology, or event planning skills.

In-kind donations: Does your company have products or gift cards that can be used as prizes for our students? All students are involved in a financial literacy challenge for which we seek prizes to reward responsible money management.