El Monte Promise News

July 3, 2018

Prosperity Now – College Savings for College Success: Helping Low-Income Families Access Higher Education Through 529 Accounts

According to surprising results announced in an El Monte, California needs assessment in 2009, local families’ dialogues regarding higher education decidedly dwindled over the course of a child’s life. In contrast, more affluent areas saw an increase in high-school-to-college transitional rhetoric. Of course, that’s not to imply that local parents weren’t encouraging college attainment for Read more…

April 18, 2018

ScholarShare529 Matching Grant Program

In collaboration with ScholarShare529, the El Monte Promise Foundation and ScholarShare are teaming up to offer local families the opportunity to save for college! The state of California is offering up to a $200 match for families who qualify for the ScholarShare Matching Grant Program. For full details regarding the Matching Grant Program please visit Read more…

October 24, 2017

It pays to save! Our Scholars Savings Program Raffle!

The results are in! This years’s winning numbers are 83! Los resultados de la rifa se han anunciado. ¡Los números ganadores son 83! How were results determined? ¿Cómo se determino los números ganadores? Above is the closing adjusted stock value of Facebook for Tuesday, December 5, 2017. This closing date was chosen to determine the Read more…

June 5, 2017

Scholarship Opportunity: Adults 18-24 become a SGV CC Corpsmember and join the Wildland Fire Academy!

Scholarship Opportunity: Adults 18-24 become a SGV CC Corpsmember and join the Wildland Fire Academy! Application deadline: June 12, 2017 Contact Olga Duran (626) 899-4397 or JJ Ortega (626) 230-6220 for more information. Download Program Check out SGV:CC Requirements: Must be a San Gabriel Valley Conservation Corpsmember (no exceptions) Must have a high school diploma/GED Read more…

May 19, 2017

9th-10th Graders Apply for UCLA Summer Programs! – DEADLINE: June 1st, 2017!

Incoming 10th Grade High Schoolers! Apply to UCLA’s Summer Programs before June 1st, 2017! Downloads Application Research Institute Bruin Weekend Deadline: June 1st, 2017   Who: Incoming 10th grade students (current 9th grade). These opportunities are for high performing rising 10th grade (current 9th grade) students and provide a chance to stay on the UCLA campus, meet Read more…