El Monte Promise News

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 9, 2017

Rio Promise – Rio Hondo College

May 4, 2017 – Rio Hondo College announces the Rio Promise! Press Release via Rio Hondo College at riohondo.edu Rio Hondo College (RHC) has committed to offering 1 year free tuition to graduates from the El Monte Union High School District as well as the other high school districts RHC serves!   In order to Read more…

"We believe that together we can make our children's dreams come true... We want to ensure that our students believe that college is an opportunity and is very accessible."

El Monte Promise Foundation

is a non-profit organization that helps prepare students for college at an early age by bringing together parents, students, and community leaders from school districts, colleges, local governments, businesses, nonprofits, and private foundations.



Opportunities for the Community

Check out our internship opportunities at http://promisenow.org/intern!

Intern & Volunteer!

High school and community college students can earn up to two college application fee waivers!

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Save for college!

Start saving for your child's education with a 529 college savings plan with our Scholars Savings Program!

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Community Engagement

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Our Partners

California Community Foundaiton


City of El Monte


Mountain View School District


El Monte City School District


El Monte Union High School District


El Monte / South El Monte Chamber of Commerce


Rio Hondo College


El Monte Coalition of Latino Professionals

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Utah Educational Savings Plan


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