Mentors change lives. At the Starfish Initiative, mentors also help dreams come true. The group believes that when you understand the power of opportunity, the world can be changed. The Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable Trust awarded Starfish Initiative a $50,000 grant, for a second consecutive year to help support its college readiness efforts. New four-year program prepares low-income high schoolers for health care careers. In conjunction with Indianapolis Public Schools, the Starfish program will give.