Think of this as a "Paetron" or "Go Fund Me" page.
Connection (T/MC) has been a gift to Chicago and the world since it was conceived in 1993 and launched in
January 1994...23 years ago! Help
continue this vision.
The Tutor/Mentor Institute, LLC was created
by Daniel F. Bassill
in July 2011 to support the on-going activities of the
Tutor/Mentor Connection (T/MC) which was started in Chicago in
1993, to help volunteer-based tutor, mentor and learning programs grow
in all high poverty neighborhoods of the city.
Through the Internet the T/MC shares a vast
library of ideas and resources, which makes it available to help similar groups
grow in other cities.
Look at the other "intermediaries"
in Chicago and around the country. Do they offer the same range of
resources and ideas? Have they been doing this for over 20 years?
shows the platform Dan has been trying to build for more than a decade. It
shows many areas where others can share ownership and responsibility for
building this platform and for encouraging others to use it.
What VALUE does this platform offer? View
this PDF to see how this benefits business, non profits, and anyone
spending time and dollars aimed at helping youth in poverty move through
school and into jobs and careers.
than trying to be the single leader in a huge city, the T/MC and now
T/MI, have sought to provide an information platform that all leaders
can use to innovate ways to support tutor/mentor program growth in more
places. While there is one map for Chicago there are thousands of
Resources supported by your contributions,
sponsorship and/or partnership
View videos in the Tutor/Mentor Institute
On crowdfunding sites like "GoFundMe" people are raising money for
hospital bills, college fees, arts projects, etc. Many are not 501-c-3 non
If you have made a gift to the Tutor/Mentor Connection in the past,
please recognize 24 years of work, and the VISION of Dan Bassill, with a
gift of $20 or more.
Become a volunteer, advocate and/or partner and help Dan find sponsors, investors and partners
to build this platform for future use.
Mail your gifts to TUTOR/MENTOR INSTITUTE, LLC
c/o Merchandise Mart PO Box 3303
Chicago, Il. 60654