Louis Hernandez Jr.'s Foundation for a Bright Future

Equal Opportunity For All Children

aka For A Bright Future   |   Hollywood, FL   |  https://www.forabrightfuturefoundation.org

Mission

Louis Hernandez Jr.’s Foundation For A Bright Future, formerly A Little Hope Foundation, is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization created to support the needs of underrepresented and underprivileged children through education, healthcare, the arts, and youth leadership development.

Ruling year info

2014

Founder and Chairman of the Board and Co-chair Global Scholarship Program Fund, Founder and; Chief Executive Officer, Black Dragon Capital, South Florida

Louis Hernandez Jr.

Main address

3951 S. Ocean Dr Unit 1603

Hollywood, FL 33019 USA

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Formerly known as

A Little Hope Foundation

EIN

46-0787800

NTEE code info

Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution (W12)

IRS filing requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

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For A Bright Future Scholarship Program

For A Bright Future provides scholarships annually. Students have the opportunity to receive one scholarship a year. They are granted upon assessment of need and university selection. Scholarships are given to students in the S.T.E.M. field, educating our children, the creative arts, single-parent homes, military veterans and their families.

Population(s) Served

For A Bright Future Media Lab is an education program that empowers educators and corporate Technology partners to promote the combination of Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) and the Arts, in partnership with local school districts. This initiative creates an ecosystem for STEM education and hands-on experience to high school students so they can develop important skills and engagement in science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics. Upon entering college, the students will have strong experience with the most advanced tools in the media industry. For A Bright Future will manage the program and its execution.

Population(s) Served

Our internship program is designed to allow students who are enrolled in a qualified University to gain hands-on work experience in their areas of study while also contributing to the mission of the Foundation. You’ll gain hands-on experience and contribute directly to the mission of the Foundation.

Population(s) Served

The ambassador program presents a unique opportunity for high-performing high school and college students to increase their leadership skills by helping the Foundation with its mission to help under-privileged and under-represented students achieve their educational goals.



The primary benefits of becoming an ambassador are:



Developing leadership skills

Sharpening public speaking and organizational skills

Supporting your local community

Adding important work experience to your credentials

Receiving recognition on the Foundation website

Participating in events, when applicable

Possible internship opportunities for top performers

A Foundation Ambassador operates as a volunteer and advocates for the Foundation and its programs.

Population(s) Served

Where we work

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Financials

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Louis Hernandez Jr.'s Foundation for a Bright Future

Board of directors
as of 6/18/2020
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Louis Hernandez Jr.

Black Dragon Capital

Term: 2011 -

Daniel Consigli

Chief Financial Officer, Black Dragon Capital, South Florida

Tim Greenfield

Board Member

Dr. Emma Lerew

Executive Program Director Retired Director of Programs and Services for English learners and migrant students, Hayward Unified School District, Northern California

Susie Hernandez

Chair Step Up Scholarship Fund and Co-chair Global Scholarship Program Fund Senior Director of Programming, WNET New York

Deborah Hernandez

Committee Member Step Up Scholarship Fund Recreation Supervisor, Hayward Area Recreation and Park District (H.A.R.D), Northern California

Monica Monica Davis-Swallow

Committee Member Step Up Scholarship Fund Employment and Training Division Supervisor, County of Sonoma, California

Sarah Hernandez

Co-chair Semper Fi “Honor Scholarship Fund Marines Corps Veteran and Investor Relations Manager, Black Dragon Capital, South Florida

Louis Hernandez Sr.

Co-chair Semper Fi “Honor Scholarship Fund Retired Professor of Computer Science, former Businessman, Entrepreneur, published Author and Musician