Youth Development

Community College Foundation

  • Sacramento, CA
  • www.communitycollege.org

Mission Statement

The Community College Foundation's mission is to serve education and community through outstanding practices, creative initiatives and entrepreneurial spirit.

Main Programs

  1. 1-2-1 Tutoring
  2. Youth Development Services
  3. InternSource
  4. Community Connect
  5. Permanence and Safety-Model Approach to Partnerships in Parenting (PS-MAPP)
Service Areas

Self-reported

National

California and Texas.  TCCF's Community Connect program travels nationwide and to Canada.

ruling year

1985

Principal Officer since 2007

Self-reported

Mr. Richard B. Fowler II

Keywords

Self-reported

education, technology, communities, conferences, kinship, strength-based, training, foster youth

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EIN

68-0016439

Also Known As

TCCF

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Youth Development Programs (O50)

Management & Technical Assistance (J02)

Economic Development (S30)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

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Programs

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Program 1

1-2-1 Tutoring

The 1-2-1 Tutoring program provides Supplemental Educational Services (SES) tutoring services to low-income students who are attending Title 1 schools that have not made Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) in the same subject for 2 or more years. Services are designed to increase academic achievement, particularly in the areas of reading, language arts and mathematics. TCCF has been an approved SES provider since 2004 and is currently in California and Texas.

Category

Education

Population(s) Served

Children and Youth (infants - 19 years.)

Budget

Program 2

Youth Development Services

Since 1987, Youth Development Services (YDS)(Formerly ILP), in collaboration with Los Angeles County and other partners, support foster youth in their transition to adulthood by providing services to help find employment, finish education goals, and prevent homelessness. 
Youth visit their local community college campus for workshops and their introduction to the vast academic, financial and vocational resources available at the college, as well as other resources in their communities.   

YDS offerslife skills classesto older youth (16 to 21) and has added assessment and tutoring services for younger youth (14 to 15) residing in Service Planning Areas (SPA) 1 - Antelope Valley, 5 - West Los Angeles and 7 - Santa Fe Springs,

Whittier and Cerritos.

Category

Youth Development

Population(s) Served

Youth/Adolescents only (14 - 19 years)

Poor/Economically Disadvantaged, Indigent, General

Budget

Program 3

InternSource

Provides real-life work experience for students in private industry and State agencies.  Students benfit from the experience of working in jobs associated with their chosen field of study.

Category

Employment

Population(s) Served

Young Adults (20-25 years) -- currently not in use

Budget

Program 4

Community Connect

Provides broadband interactive learning opporunities, communications and computing technology, and access to a network of resources to educational institutions throughout the country via eBuses. 

Commuity Connect eBus includes, but are not limited to:  financial literacy education, foreclosure prevention, homeownership education, serves as a testing center, disaster relief, software demonstration and sales, occupational training, educational training, college applications and financial aid information, ESL education, and voter registration.

Category

General Code

Population(s) Served

Ethnic/Racial Minorities -- General

Budget

Program 5

Permanence and Safety-Model Approach to Partnerships in Parenting (PS-MAPP)

Permanence and Safety-Model Approach to Partnerships in Parenting (PS-MAPP) workshops support achieving permanent and safe homes for children in foster care by providing a process to help educate and support committed potential resource (foster/adoptive) families from the children’s communities. PS-MAPP is currently serving Los Angeles County. 
 

PS-MAPP emphasizes teamwork between resource families, birth families and other’s involved to create a solution that takes into consideration the unique needs of each child.  It is a 33 hour, interactive group format led by a team of three facilitators. It supports maintaining the family and community connections essential to the child’s successful return home.

Category

Human Services

Population(s) Served

Adults

Budget

Service Areas

Self-reported

National

California and Texas.  TCCF's Community Connect program travels nationwide and to Canada.

Funding Needs

The Steps to Success (STS) program is in need of funding to host classes and resource days for pregnant and parenting foster youth.

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COMMUNITY COLLEGE FOUNDATION
Fiscal year: Jul 01-Jun 30
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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Community College Foundation

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Principal Officer

Mr. Richard B. Fowler II

BIO

Rick Fowler is President and CEO of The Community College Foundation. He also serves on the Sacramento County Planning Commission, which he chaired for almost two years. Rick has been a Board member of the CalChamber for more than 11 years, which included his chairing the Workers Compensation Committee of that organization through the critical reform period. He is on the board of the MetroChamber and chairs its political action committee. Rick has also served on the CalChamber’s Audit Committee, as well as its committees for Fundraising, Water, Economic Development, Tourism, Policy and the Executive Committee. He is a past president of the Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation, and chaired boards in the Sacramento region including the American Leadership Forum and the UC Davis Health System Leadership Council, which also made him an ex-officio Trustee of the UC Davis Foundation. He served on several other non-profit boards in Sacramento, including the Boys and Girls Club, for which he was Treasurer, the Urban League, the MetroChamber, the United Way and People Reaching Out. Prior to his current job, Rick was a senior officer for USAA, one of the most respected companies in the country, a Fortune 200 organization providing diversified financial services to more than five million members, and with more than 95 billion dollars of assets owned and managed. Rick was the Regional Senior Vice President of the Western Region, which had included California, Alaska, Hawaii and Nevada, and which represented more than a billion dollars of annual revenue. Prior USAA roles included leading the Great Lakes Region, the Washington, DC Area Office and the Mortgage Department of the USAA Federal Savings Bank.

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Philip Wente

Wente Brothers

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