Youth Development

Migrant Students Foundation Inc

  • Lewiston, ID
  • www.MigrantStudents.org

Mission Statement

The Migrant Students Foundation, Inc. is a 501c-3 non-profit organization dedicated to serving the hundreds of thousands of existing migrant farmworker families within the U.S. today by helping them connect with scholarships, internships and service learning opportunities.  We also aim to support the many dedicated staff and educators within the migrant education community as well as other professionals within the government and private industry that help migrant youth gain access to a higher education and a better future.  

Our marquee event is the National Cesar E. Chavez Blood Drive Challenge. It is a health service learning initiative engaging some 40,000 college students on 300+ universities promoting health education, health/science careers, civic engagement, and saving lives! All while honoring the legacy of Cesar E. Chavez as an American civic leader. 
 
  "The past is our heritage, the future is our legacy, and the present is our responsibility."

Main Programs

  1. Service Learning: National Cesar E. Chavez Blood Drive Challenge
  2. Scholarships: College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) federal grants
  3. Internships

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Service Areas

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National

The Migrant Students Foundation, Inc. is a 501c-3 non-profit organization dedicated to serving the hundreds of thousands of existing migrant farmworker families within the U.S. today by helping them connect with scholarships, internships and service learning opportunities.  We also aim to support the many dedicated staff and educators within the migrant education community as well as other professionals within the government and private industry that help migrant youth gain access to a higher education and a better future.   
 
  "The past is our heritage, the future is our legacy, and the present is our responsibility."

ruling year

2005

Executive Director since 2002

Self-reported

Mr. Glen Gil Galindo

Keywords

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CAMP, migrant, youth, educatoin, internships, scholarships, Hispanic, pipeline, leadership, community service, cesar chavez, blood drive, bone marrow, health, nursing, medicine

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EIN

76-0762700

 Number

3864318871

Physical Address

305 Prospect Ave Suite 4

Lewiston, ID 83501

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Youth Community Service Clubs (O51)

Citizenship Programs, Youth Development (O54)

Leadership Development (W70)

IRS Filing Requirement

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

Programs + Results

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Overview

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To develop and promote scholarship opportunities
To develop and promote internship opportunities
To develop and promote service learning opportunities
 
The National Cesar E. Chavez Blood Drive Challenge celebrates Cesar E. Chavez's Legacy as an American civic leader by engaging college students to promote 1) health education, 2) health/science careers, 3) civic engagement and 4) saving lives!  Student leaders organize a blood donor recruitment campaign on their college campus culminating in a campus-wide health service learning event.  The event was founded in 2009 and is now expecting up to 300 colleges/universities and more than 30,000 students participate nationwide during the 2013 campaign. In 2012, the National Cesar E. Chavez Blood Drive Challenge was honored as Partner of the Year by the blood services industry association, America's Blood Centers. Almost all blood centers nationwide now participate annually.

Programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Program 1

Service Learning: National Cesar E. Chavez Blood Drive Challenge

The National Cesar E. Chavez Blood Drive Challenge celebrates Cesar E. Chavez's Legacy as an American civic leader by engaging college students to promote 1) health education, 2) health/science careers, 3) civic engagement and 4) saving lives!  Student leaders organize a blood donor recruitment campaign on their college campus culminating in a campus-wide health service learning event.  The event was founded in 2009 and is now expecting up to 300 colleges/universities and more than 30,000 students participate nationwide during the 2013 campaign. In 2012, the National Cesar E. Chavez Blood Drive Challenge was honored as Partner of the Year by the blood services industry association, America's Blood Centers. Almost all blood centers nationwide now participate annually.

Category

Education

Population(s) Served

Hispanics

Budget

$98,000.00

Program 2

Scholarships: College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) federal grants

The College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) is a unique federally-funded educational support and scholarship program that helps more than 2,000 students annually from migrant and seasonal farmworking backgrounds to reach and succeed in college.  Participants receive financial assistance during their freshman year of college and ongoing academic support until their graduation. 
The Migrant Students Foundation aims to ensure that all K-12 youth is aware of the CAMP scholarship not only to benefit up to 2,000 scholarship recipients annually, but to also help the individual federal grants meet their recruitment goals annually.

Category

Education

Population(s) Served

Migrant Workers

Budget

$1,000.00

Program 3

Internships

Not available

Category

Employment

Population(s) Served

Ethnic/Racial Minorities -- General

Budget

$1,000.00

Charting Impact

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Five powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

  1. What is the organization aiming to accomplish?
    Help students reach and succeed in higher education.
  2. What are the organization's key strategies for making this happen?
    We believe that college students need three things to be successful. Scholarships, internships and service learning.
  3. What are the organization's capabilities for doing this?
    We have developed a student leaders network on 300+ colleges/universities nationwide.
  4. How will they know if they are making progress?
    See other documents attached.
  5. What have and haven't they accomplished so far?
    Not available.
Service Areas

Self-reported

National

The Migrant Students Foundation, Inc. is a 501c-3 non-profit organization dedicated to serving the hundreds of thousands of existing migrant farmworker families within the U.S. today by helping them connect with scholarships, internships and service learning opportunities.  We also aim to support the many dedicated staff and educators within the migrant education community as well as other professionals within the government and private industry that help migrant youth gain access to a higher education and a better future.   
 
  "The past is our heritage, the future is our legacy, and the present is our responsibility."

Funding Needs

Our 2012 budget currently has a $68,000 shortfall (as of Sept 5, 2012). We welcome private donations, corproate sponsorships, and any charitable contribution.

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Migrant Students Foundation Inc

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Executive Director

Mr. Glen Gil Galindo

BIO

Founder & Executive Director since 2002
Former CAMP grant student
Former CAMP grant student assistant
Former CAMP grant recruiter
Former CAMP grant director
Former Founder/CEO of technology services company
Former National Operations Director for Mexico for Briggs Equipment
Former National Marketing Director for NSHMBA
Former US Marine Corps Officer

STATEMENT FROM THE Executive Director

"Thank you for helping us support migrant/seasonal farmworking students nationwide. Without your support, we can not do our job as well and for as many."

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Mr. Glen Gil Galindo

Migrant Students Foundation, Inc.

Term: Jan 2012 - Dec 2013

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