CSEA Foundation

The California State Employees Association Foundation

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

Scholarships 2021

In the past 10 years, the CSEA Foundation has provided over $112,000 in scholarships. The scholarship program is aimed towards helping students achieve their educational goals and paving a pathway to their future hopes and dreams. This is the CSEA Foundation’s 36th Anniversary in awarding academic scholarships. See the full press release about this year's winners.

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Francesca Araneta

Undergrad

Sponsoring Member and Affiliate: Julia Araneta SEIU Local 1000 DLC 722

Selected University/College: UCLA

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Gianna Noel Benedetti

Tulare Western

Sponsoring Member and Affiliate: Louis Joseph Benedetti SEIU Local 1000 DLC 771

Selected University/College: Cal Poly San Luis Obispo

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Emily Hernandez

Rancho Cucamonga High School

Sponsoring Member and Affiliate: Sharon Hernandez SEIU Local 1000, DLC 704

Selected University/College: University of La Verne

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Brandon Hernandez

Rancho Cucamonga High School

Sponsoring Member and Affiliate: Sharon Hernandez SEIU Local 1000, DLC 704

Selected University/College: UCLA

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Sarah Hoffman

Quincy Jr-Sr. High School

Sponsoring Member and Affiliate: Kristy B Hoffman SEIU Local 1000, DLC 792

Selected University/College: Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo

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Chizaram Izima

Gretchen Whitney High School

Sponsoring Member and Affiliate: Goodness Izima SEIU Local 1000, DLC 723

Selected University/College: Emory University

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Brooklyn Kemp

Cerritos High School

Sponsoring Member and Affiliate: Denise A. Davenport ACSS, Chapter 511

Selected University/College: Cerritos College

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Kyle McCartney

Franklin High School

Sponsoring Member and Affiliate: Barbara Lee CSR, Chapter 2

Selected University/College: Arizona State University

Joe Mena

Joseph Mena

Leroy Greene Academy High School

Sponsoring Member and Affiliate: Cindy Mena ACSS Chapter 503

Selected University/College: Chico State

Waylon Miller

Waylon Miller

Lassen Union High School

Sponsoring Member and Affiliate: Nancy Miller SEIU Local 1000, DLC 792

Selected University/College: Lassen Community College

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Nala Minh Son

Garden Grove High School

Sponsoring Member and Affiliate: Dung Dong SEIU Local 1000, DLC 702

Selected University/College: UCLA

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Skyler Wong

Sheldon High School

Sponsoring Member and Affiliate: Kerri Hue Wong ACSS, Chapter 503

Selected University/College: UC Davis

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When making purchases through AmazonSmile, Amazon donates 0.5% of your purchase price to California State Employees Association Foundation. That does not sound much, but Amazon reports that as of October 2018, AmazonSmile purchases had resulted in $105,515,619.04 being paid to beneficiary organizations!

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Donations are always encouraged from members of CSEA affiliates or others. These contributions may be made in honor of a loved one, or in celebration of a special event -- a birth, promotion, retirement, graduation, etc.

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We are no longer accepting Scholarship Applications for 2021.
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Contact the Foundation

CSEA Foundation
3000 Advantage Way
Sacramento, CA 95834

President: Joan Kennedy, CSR

Vice-President:  Dionne Faulk, SEIU Local 1000

Treasurer: Vacant

Secretary: Cyndi Olvera, CSR 

Board Members: Jennifer O'Neal-Watts, CSUEU; 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 ...