February 29, 2012 Leave a comment
The listed organizations are collaborators and supporters of our 2012 Silicon Valley Latino Leadership Conference. These wonderful organizations are making integral positive strides in educating today’s Latino youth which will be tomorrows business and political leaders.
Please look at the links below to learn more and support these organizations.
Hispanic Scholarship Fund – Helping students get to college and graduate
The Hispanic Scholarship Fund believes that the country prospers when all Americans have access to the opportunities a college education can afford. As the nation’s leading Hispanic higher education fund, HSF works to address the barriers that keep many Latinos from earning a college degree.
Hispanic College Fund – Developing the next generation of Latino professionals
Founded in 1993, the Hispanic College Fund (HCF) is a national non-profit organization based in Washington, D.C., with a mission to develop the next generation of Hispanic professionals. For 19 years, the Hispanic College Fund has provided educational, scholarship, and mentoring programs to students throughout the United States and Puerto Rico, establishing a career pipeline of talented and career-driven Hispanics.
The Hispanic College Fund has awarded millions of dollars, impacting thousands of students through high school to college to career. HCF has been recognized by USA Today as one of the nation’s top 25 charities and has twice received Charity Navigator’s top four-star rating for fiscal responsibility. In 2010, the College Board recognized HCF for program innovation.
Build Gala – Igniting Futures
The BUILD Gala celebrates the entrepreneurial spirit of students in the BUILD program. This special night brings together BUILD’s students, staff, community leaders and Silicon Valley’s most respected entrepreneurs and tech professionals. The BUILD Gala celebrates the organization’s achievements and advances its mission to use entrepreneurship as a vehicle to propel low-income, disengaged students through high school to college success.