Foundation News

College Futures Welcomes New Strategic Learning Officer

College Futures Foundation is pleased to announce the newest addition to our team: Theresa Esparrago Lieu joins us as Strategic Learning Officer, a role integral to the Foundation’s commitment to systems change. Esparrago Lieu is a skilled evaluation consultant with deep experience in Read more >

Sharing Feedback from Our 2020 Grantee Perception Report

College Futures Foundation works to ensure that more students who reflect California’s diversity complete a B.A. and access the opportunity for a better life. Realizing this future for our students is a collective project—one in which we rely on deep partnership with our Read more >

Standing Together for a Just and Inclusive California

  A pledge from California philanthropic organizations: The COVID–19 public health and economic crisis and the murders of Black Americans by police, have laid bare the deep inequities across our state. We need bold steps to ensure a future based on economic inclusion, Read more >

Governor Appoints College Futures Board Member, Grantee Partner to Top Roles

  College Futures Foundation congratulates Dr. Lande Ajose, our longtime grantee partner, on her appointment as Governor Newsom’s Senior Advisor on Higher Education, and Lenny Mendonça, our board member and thought partner, on his appointment as Chief Economic and Business Advisor and Director Read more >

Announcing Our New Strategy Framework

  Dear friends, I have lived and worked most of my life in the great state of California, yet I am consistently amazed by the opportunities and challenges inherent in living in such a large, wonderfully diverse, and multi-layered place. As I approach Read more >