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El Monte Promise Foundation understands that parents and family members play a vital role in preparing children for success in their future. From the earliest ages, families serve as caretakers, a support network, and mentors that enable children to reach their highest potential.
EMPF is committed to empowering parents and family members as a child’s most influential teacher and helping them guide their children from cradle to college and beyond.

Every home is a university and the parents are the teachers” – Mahatma Gandhi

We have various resources for parents and families to help their students further their academic, personal and professional goals.

Our Roadmap to College serves as a guide families can use to ensure their students achieve the milestones appropriate for their developmental process.

Families interested in saving money for college can browse our Scholar Savings Program and our financial education programming.
Our Parent & Family Advisory Committee (link) provides a platform for parents and families to inform the ways EMPF can adapt to families’ needs.

Participants are empowered as community leaders and partners in the work of building a college-ready community. They will also receive education about the college-going process, financial literacy and college opportunities