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330 Twin Dolphin Drive
Suite 131

Redwood City
California 94065
USA
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Target demographics: Motivated low-income students from the Mid-Peninsula who are the first generation in their families to attend college.

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.
Results:
Since its inception in 2005, the Peninsula College Fund has defied the odds: more than 97% of Peninsula College Fund scholars have graduated from college or currently attend college on the path to completion. Nationally, only half of first generation college students complete four-year colleges in six years.

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10/14/13
I have been associated with Peninsula College Fund for over four years: as a reader, mentor, and now a Board member. Being a mentor to a first generation college student hooked me. My mentee has been an inspiration with the way she made the most of her college experience by getting involved and ... more »
10/05/13
Peninsula College Fund is a phenomenal organization. I was PCF's Program Coordinator from 2011-2013, and in my time there I had the great privilege of getting to know all the students in the program as well as the staff and volunteers who make it all happen. I am 100% confident that PCF is ... more »
09/24/13
"PCF scholars are full of life, energy, and ideas. Over the past 6 years, I have seen firsthand how the PCF has directly improved the lives of these talented students and their entire families. Volunteering as a mentor has been an incredibly rewarding experience... more »
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