Posted January 07, 2021 in community
About the Committee The purpose of the Asian Pacific Islander Committee is to advise and assist the El Monte Promise Foundation on policy, direction, leadership and general promotion of the organization’s mission and needs as it relates to the Asian Pacific Islander community. The mission of the committee is to advocate for and empower APIs, […]
Posted October 02, 2020 in Press
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 1, 2020 CONTACT: Sam RuizSRUIZ@PROMISENOW.ORG The El Monte Promise Foundation is offering a $250 bonus for families who open a Scholars Saving Account El Monte Promise Foundation’s Scholars Savings Program provides families the opportunity to […]
Posted September 03, 2020 in Media, Resources
The college savings movement is growing across the country. Its roots come from the nonpro t asset-building community (https://prosperitynow.org/about/our-approach), which is distinct from the college access and success eld. But the two movements share a deep commitment to supporting the same low-income individuals and families to build stronger futures.
By working together, we can ensure that Child or College Savings Account (CSA) programs are well-designed and integrated with the other access strategies proven to increase postsecondary enrollment and completion.
Posted August 20, 2020 in Events
Every year in December, the El Monte Promise Foundation hosts the Annual Tamalada fundraising dinner as a way for community members to gather to celebrate the successes of the year and to honor outstanding accomplishments in the community with the Bobby Salcedo Esperanza Award. The funds raised at this event go directly to support the EMPF Scholar Savings Program and operations.
Posted April 25, 2020 in Resources
As our schools are closed until at least the end of March, various programs are available for our vulnerable students that are food insecure. El Monte Union High School District, El Monte City School District, Mountain View School District, Rosemead School District, and Valle Lindo School District will be continuing to provide breakfast and lunch […]