Support Our Students

Support Our Students

There are a variety of ways to support the Fulfillment Fund's work to empower youth through education.

By becoming a Fulfillment Fund sponsor, your gift will help Fulfillment Fund students achieve the dream of a life-changing college education.

How Do I Become a Sponsor?

You, your family or business can become a Sponsor by making a $7,500 donation or a five-year pledge of $1,500 per year.

With $7,500 we can provide:

  • 250 students with admission to Destination College, our annual conference and college fair
  • 38 students with a 3 night trip to visit colleges and universities
  • 30 students with a full year of classroom-based college access instruction
  • 18 students with 1:1 college counseling and financial aid advising

For more information on becoming a sponsor, contact Sarah Oesterle, Director of Major Gifts, at  (323) 900-8742. You can also download a form and fax it to (323) 525-3095, email it to the address above, or mail it to 6100 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 600, Los Angeles, CA 90048.

 

We can create a strategic giving plan that matches your philanthropic goals and interests, and provides leadership and volunteer opportunities for your employees.

Other opportunities to support students include:

  • Host a mentor recruitment presentation at your organization.
  • Sponsor a college scholar or a mentor team.
  • Provide job-shadowing or internships for students.
  • Encourage executive staff to make leadership gifts.
  • Initiate an employee matching gifts program.

For more information, contact Veronica Lopez, Director of Development Operations and Alumni Relations, at  (323) 900-8771. 

 

Internship opportunities are a cooperative effort between the Fulfillment Fund, corporations, and nonprofit agencies.  The goal is to help current Fulfillment Fund college students explore career options and achieve greater self-confidence in the workplace.

Students gain:                            
•    Exposure to a professional work environment.
•    Effective on-the-job skills.
•    Preparation for possible career paths.

Companies gain:
•    A skilled, trained, and highly motivated team member.
•    Potential future hire for the company
•    Diverse applicant pool

The Fulfillment Fund's commmitment:
•    Interns attend our trainings on business etiquette and job skills.
•    Intern candidates are selected to become part of a high-quality student cohort.
•    Fulfillment Fund staff serve as a contact and support to interns during their summer internship.

Students' commitment:
•    Submit resumes to Intern Partners coordinating to student’s interest area.
•    Offer professional work skills.
•    Display enthusiasm and commitment.
•    Enrolled in college with a minimum 2.5 grade point average.

The corporate commitment:
•    Provide a job of at least 20-40 hours per week, for a minimum of 8 weeks during summer vacation.
•    Provide a mentoring environment.
•    Pay entry-level interns at least $8/hour, intermediate level interns $10/hour
and graduating senior interns with significant work experience $12/hour.

If your organization is interested in hosting an intern, please complete our Intern Request Form or contact John Mitchell at (323) 900-8735.