Hispanic College Fund - New Mexico

Mailing Address: The University of New Mexico, MSC06-3715, Albuquerque, NM 87131
County of Location: Bernalillo
Phone: (202) 296-5400
NTEE Code: B- Education, O- Youth Development
Mission Statement:

The Hispanic College Fund is a national non-profit organization that provides Hispanic high school and college students with the vision, resources, and mentorship needed to become community leaders and achieve successful careers in business, science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).

Primary Programs:

The Fund boasts a number of initiatives designed to impact deserving students at critical stages in their educational career, including: Scholarships - The Hispanic College Fund awards $2.5 million annually in scholarships to more than 500 Hispanic students based on financial need and academic merit. The Hispanic Youth Institutes - This national initiative works with underserved Hispanic high school students to inspire and educate them to attend college and secure a professional career. Hispanic Professionals Institute - This program brings 35 scholarship recipients to Washington, DC to participate in an intensive professional leadership development program. The Hispanic College Fund Newsletter - The Hispanic College Fund maintains a database of 185,000 constituents, and provides these students with career listings, information, and opportunities to support their ambitions.

Populations Served: African-American, Asian-American, Children and Youth, Disabled, Immigrants, Latino/Hispanic, Low Income, Native American, Rural, Urban
Counties Served: Statewide
Year Founded:


Annual Budget: $24,999 or less
Personnel: 10 to 29 FTE
Executive Director:

Joseph Petrone

Accepts inquiries: Accepts inquiries about volunteering, Accepts inquiries about board member positions
Nonprofit Status: Has 501(c)(3) nonprofit status from the IRS, Is registered as a Nonprofit Corporation with the State of New Mexico

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