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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.
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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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I will never be able to repay the Peninsula College Fund for everything they have done for me. The Peninsula College Fund made it possible for me to attend my dream school, UCLA. They provided me with the financial support I needed to bridge the financial aid gap. Besides making it possible for me ... more »
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 »
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