Legacy Society

SLI Legacy Society

Scholars Latino Initiative is fortunate to have dedicated supporters who have chosen to invest in its future through planned gifts. SLI Legacy Society members have turned their belief in the importance of higher education for Latino/a/x students into action, and through their philanthropy provide college access for future SLI scholars. Learn more about becoming a member of the SLI Legacy Society.


+Charter Member
*SLI Board of Directors (current or past)

+*Evelin González & Jaime Miller

Financial Consultant, Everence
Home-School Liaison, Harrisonburg City Public Schools
Harrisonburg, Virginia

+*Jason Good

"SLI scholars give me hope for the future. They're ambitious and want to make our communities and our world better – and they overcome hurdle after hurdle with grace and perseverance."

Vice President for Enrollment Management and Marketing, Ringling College
Sarasota, Florida

+Loretta & *Phil Helmuth

Harrisonburg, Virginia

+Peter Iver Kaufman

SLI Founder
Professor, George Matthews & Virginia Brinkley Modlin Chair in Leadership Studies, University of Richmond
Richmond, Virginia

+Christopher Clymer Kurtz

"Pledging a legacy gift to SLI is a meaningful way for me to show confidence in the inspiring and aspiring young people who are SLI scholars. I am honored to invest in their potential."

SLI Director of Development
Linville, Virginia

+*Larry Miller

"I choose to support Scholars Latino Initiative in my legacy gift plan. Many of the SLI students are the first in their family to accomplish a college education. I was the first in my family to go to college and I am grateful for the opportunities that presented for me and my family."

Banking Executive, Retired
Harrisonburg, Virginia

+*Fawn-Amber Montoya

"SLI students who attend JMU are motivated and hardworking. I am always impressed with their preparation for college."

Associate Dean for Diversity, Inclusion and External Engagement, James Madison University
Harrisonburg, Virginia


Winchester, Virginia

Join the SLI Legacy Society

To become a member of the Scholars Latino Initiative Legacy Society, please make your estate gift commitment using the form below, or print the form here. Please direct any questions to SLI director of development Christopher Clymer Kurtz at (540) 212-9412 or [email protected]. Thank you!