6th Annual

National College Resources Foundation

Gala & Fundraiser

California African American Museum
November 30, 2018
6:00p - 9p
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Event Description


Join us Friday evening November 30th 2018 as we salute those who have strengthen and empowered students, and have been true supporters of our communities. We will also be raising money for scholarships and gap fees for underserved, underrepresented, at risk, low resource, foster and homeless students.

6:00pm Walk the Red Carpet

7:00pm Strolling Supper, delicious food by Spaggi's

7:15pm-9pm Program

*Proceeds benefit students from low resource communities, foster and homeless students in need of scholarships, tuition assistance, dorm fees, toiletries, bedding, books, etc. We have helped over 500,000 students get into college and have given away over $700,000 in scholarships and helped students secure over $500,000 million in scholarships and grants.


Dr. Soraya Coley - President of Cal Poly Pomona

Mary Smith Cryer - Former Director of Employee Relations & HR, Unified grocers

Dr. Paul Jones - President of Fort Valley State

Rushion Mcdonald - Writer, Producer, Brand Architect, Entrepreneur, Baker

Andrea Nelson-Meigs - Senior Talent & Literary Agent, ICM Partners


California’s premiere R&B, funk and contemporary powerhouse band DW3

Sensational Jazz Artist "Panther", hosted by celebrity emcee Pat Prescott from 94.7 The Wave

Event Highlights

Celebrating 19 years of service!

70% of our intensive students (students in danger of failing) increased their grades at least one letter grade
90% of our intensive students receive passing grades in all their classes
The Movement Team has increased students Benchmark grades in Math during 2015-16 school year up to 150%
The Movement Program has a 100% graduation rate among African American students at most high schools.
Over 95% of our scholarship winners finish college
Created a 100% College Going Rate at selected high schools
The Movement Program has increased graduation rates at all high schools at least 20%
100% of our students in the Movement Program apply to college or certified program
Placed over 1000 college students in internships and careers
Helped over 500,000 students get into college
We have awarded over $700,000 in scholarships
Helped over 600 athletes receive athletic scholarships
Helped students secure over 500 million in scholarships and grants
100% Graduation rate among African Americans at participating Lynwood Unified Schools in 2017-2018
Hosted over 100 College Expos, Financial Aid Seminars, and College Planning Sessions
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Dr. Lorin Crawford
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John Smith
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We need your help and support to continue to impact the lives of students nationwide!
When you purchase one of our fine items proceeds go toward NCRF's Scholarship Fund.
Win Dollars For College
All juniors and seniors are eligible and must be present to win at the respective expo. There is no fee to enter.
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About NCRF

NCR Foundation is a 501c3 organization with the mission to curtail the high school dropout rate and at the same time increase enrollment to degree and/or certificate programs among underserved and underrepresented students.

Celebrating histNCR Foundation and its programs Black College Expo, Latino College Expo & The College Expo has helped over 400,000 students get into college,has given away over $600,000 in scholarships, and help sercure over 300 million in scholarships and grants. NCR Foundation offers FREE servicesdaily to students andtheir families, which includes intervention, mentoring, college and career planning, tutoring,student athlete assistance, and internship & careers placement.rically black colleges & universities from across the country

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