Mission: The kansas hispanic educational & development foundation is organized to promote educational and leadership advancement in the hispanic community through encouraging education through endowments and scholarships, assisting hispanic professionals with leadership experiances and assisting organizations with development of hispanic professionals.
Programs: During 2014 the organization paid $33,875 in scholarships for 68 students attending wichita state university, university of kansas, kansas state university, butler community college, barton county community college, cowley community college, de paul university, florida atlantic university, hesston community college, michigan state, pratt community college, washington univ in st louis. In addition in-kind scholarships donated by various universities were awarded to additional students. The organization collaborated with the wichita hispanic chamber of commerce, inc. On may 15, 2014 at their 11th annual awards banquet & scholarship recognition dinner.
on april 16, 2014 the organization held the making the most of college leadership workshop at butler community college. The one-day workshop provided 53 hispanic scholarhip recipients with the tools and resources needed to be successful in college. The workshop was primarily funded by cox communications.
the expenses are for tu futuro: through education & leadership workshops. The expenses are for one in december 2013 and another in january 2015. 100 usd 259 high school juniors with leadership potential and an interest in pursuing a post-secondary education participated in the workshop which was held at the wichita area technical college. It was primarily funded by a grant from the at&t foundation and co-sponsorship by wichita state university.