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Thank you! SLI’s 2021 year-end campaign for college access raises $58k+

Scholars Latino Initiative closed 2021 with a record-setting year-end campaign in which more than 80 individuals, organizations, foundations, and businesses gave more than $58,000 to support Latino/a/x students who dream of going to college.

Campaign matching funds were generously provided SLI Board of Directors chair Jason Good and member Fawn-Amber Montoya and Cecilia Barbosa (cBe Consulting), Janette Gallardo (Vitta Solutions), and SLI’s founder.

SLI’s mission is to support Latino/a/x high school students with college access through rigorous academic challenge, leadership development, scholarships, and supportive mentorships. It serves young people who experience unique circumstances as first-generation college students; as talented but often invisible individuals; as children from families that are disproportionately under resourced and disenfranchised; and as members of a growing population in Virginia and the U.S. that is underrepresented on college campuses.

With the support of generous donors, SLI has already awarded its scholars more than $375,000 in scholarships, computer awards, and dual enrollment tuition support, helping them attend more than 20 colleges and universities.

While this campaign has ended, you can still join in this exciting mission today by making a donation to SLI at or with Apple or Google:

Mail a check:
Scholars Latino Initiative
PO Box 1245
Harrisonburg, VA 22803