PENINSULA COLLEGE FUND

aka PCF   |   Milpitas, CA   |  www.peninsulacollegefund.org

Mission

To assist low-income, underserved and often overlooked first-generation
college students from the Mid-Peninsula in their quest to graduate, and
to help them achieve their education and career goals.

Ruling year info

2009

Executive Director

Christina Mireles

Main address

Sobrato Center for Nonprofits - Milpitas 526 Valley Way

Milpitas, CA 95035 USA

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EIN

26-4293269

NTEE code info

Scholarships, Student Financial Aid, Awards (B82)

IRS filing requirement

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

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Programs and results

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Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

College Scholarships

We provide scholars with a scholarship of $3,000 for all four years of college

Population(s) Served

We provide each student with a one-to-one adult mentor throughout their college career.

Population(s) Served

We offer each scholar access to summer internships to broaden their perspective and provide valuable employment experience.  We also offer a limited number of stipends to allow them to pursue meaningful unpaid internship opportunities.

Population(s) Served

We provide on-going and in-depth workshops and other resources to give our scholars the tools to succeed in college and beyond.

Population(s) Served

Where we work

How we listen

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Seeking feedback from people served makes programs more responsive and effective. Here’s how this organization is listening.

done We shared information about our current feedback practices.
  • How is your organization collecting feedback from the people you serve?

    Electronic surveys (by email, tablet, etc.), Focus groups or interviews (by phone or in person), Community meetings/Town halls,

  • How is your organization using feedback from the people you serve?

    To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations,

  • With whom is the organization sharing feedback?

    Our staff, Our board, Our community partners,

  • Which of the following feedback practices does your organization routinely carry out?

  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?

    It is difficult to get the people we serve to respond to requests for feedback, The people we serve tell us they find data collection burdensome,

Financials

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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PENINSULA COLLEGE FUND

Board of directors
as of 4/26/2021
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board co-chair

Charles Schmuck

Presentation High School


Board co-chair

Dani Gaspirini

Charles Schmuck

Scott Lohmann

Asha Guha

Eric Hartwig

Dani Gaspirini

Paul Magliaro

Karen Canty

Bob Couch

Lydia Kearney

Michael Pope

Jamie Sandoval

Charles Schaff

Erica Torres

Jo Volkert

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Yes
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? Yes

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 04/26/2021

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