The CSEA Foundation is a non-profit, charitable corporation created to fund Scholarships and Disaster Grants to CSEA affiliate members, dependents, spouses and grandchildren (ACSS, CSR, CSUEU, SEIU Local 1000 and UAW Local 2350).
View past winners: 2015 - 2016 - 2017 - 2018 - 2019 - 2020 - 2021
In the past 12 years, we have awarded over $125,000 in scholarships to students. The scholarship program is aimed to help students achieve their educational goals by paving a pathway towards their future hopes and dreams. This is the California State Employees Association Foundation’s 37th Anniversary of awarding academic scholarships. See the full press release about this year's winners.
Foothill High School
Sponsoring Member and Affiliate: Kathy Grah ACSS, Chapter 502
Selected University/College: University of Idaho
Imperial High School
Sponsoring Member and Affiliate: Forest C Hauck ACSS, Chapter 513
Selected University/College: San Diego State University
Pleasant Valley High School
Sponsoring Member and Affiliate: Terese Howell CSUEU, Chapter 302
Selected University/College: Butte College
UC Santa Barbara
Sponsoring Member and Affiliate: Candace McNabb CSUEU, Chapter 316
Selected University/College: UC Santa Barbara
Sponsoring Member and Affiliate: Mary Norton CSUEU, Chapter 310
Selected University/College: CSU Bakersfield
UC Santa Cruz
Sponsoring Member and Affiliate: Tina Ramirez ACSS, Chapter 503
Selected University/College: Alder Graduate School of Education
Winters High School
Sponsoring Member and Affiliate: Kelli Rivera SEIU Local 1000, DLC 765
Selected University/College: Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo
Chico Senior High School
Sponsoring Member and Affiliate: Gina Sims CSUEU, Chapter 302
Selected University/College: University of Nevada Reno
Avenal High School
Sponsoring Member and Affiliate: Karla Jimenez SEIU Local 1000, DLC 771
Selected University/College: CSU Fresno
C.K. McClatchy Senior High School
Sponsoring Member and Affiliate: Doug Crumpacker UAW Local 2350
Selected University/College: UC Santa Cruz
Woodcrest Christian High School
Sponsoring Member and Affiliate: Jacqueline Williams ACSS, Chapter 514
Selected University/College: Northern Arizon University
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3000 Advantage Way, Suite 130
Sacramento, CA 95834
President: Dionne Faulk, ACSS
Vice-President: Jennifer O'Neal-Watts, CSUEU
Secretary: Cyndi Olvera, CSR
Board Members: Todd D'Braunstein, CSEA Board Representative/ACSS; Jessica Westbay, CSUEU.
Mission: The mission of the CSEA Foundation, Inc. is to promote charitable, philanthropic, benevolent and fundraising services and activities that will be used for educational, literary, hardship grants and scholarships for the public good.
Values: The Foundation is committed to valuing the philanthropist in everyone by delivering excellent charitable services, fostering collaboration and innovation, and respecting and nurturing CSEA’s distinctive sense of community.
More about our Mission, Values and Vision ...
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