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College Access Programs

Excellence in Education Awards: Thank You to Our Sponsors!

We’re incredibly grateful for your generous support of this year’s inaugural Excellence in Education Awards!

Premier Partner

Excellence Sponsors

Stuart Gwynn & Hillary Nakano, Esq.

Platinum Sponsors

Max Mah & Kitty Kitagawa Mah

Gold Sponsors 

Silver Sponsors

Evan Wayne

Bronze Sponsors

Kenneth & Yoshiko Ho

Will & Charlene Hardee

Table Sponsors

Jeff & Sandy Mori

Our Programs

Educational Talent Search is a federally funded TRIO program that identifies, selects, and assists income-eligible youth ages 11 and older who have the potential to be the first generation in their family to attend college.
Upward Bound is a federally-funded TRIO program that provides first-generation college-bound students from income-eligible backgrounds with the encouragement, preparation, and skills needed to succeed in college and in life.
San Francisco California Student Opportunity and Access Program is a state-funded Cal-SOAP program that strives to provide culturally competent, comprehensive college preparation information and assistance. Cal-SOAP targets income-eligible students and the first of their family to attain post-secondary education.

At a Glance

3,000+

77%

96%

93%

Middle & High School
Students Served Yearly

Income Eligible and First Generation Participants

Participants Promoted
to Next Grade Level and/or Graduated from High School

Seniors Enrolled into College

Our FUNDERS

Our Partners

we make college accessible.

We connect historically underserved youth from local public schools throughout San Francisco and Daly City with free, comprehensive, culturally competent college access services. We serve 3,000+ youth annually, and 77% of our participants are income-eligible and the first in their families to attend college.

The Japanese Community Youth Council (JCYC) is a non-profit youth development community organization based in San Francisco. 

CASH FOR COLLEGE

Financial Aid season is around the corner! Join us at a Cash For College event to learn how to pay for college and have an opportunity to work on and complete your financial aid applications (FAFSA/Dream Act)!

Middle SChool
Career DAys

Career Day season is here! Join us at a Career Day and 
share about your career path with our middle school students.