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The Peninsula College Fund

Our mission is to empower low-income, first generation college students to graduate and obtain a job that aligns with their career goals.

What We Do

The Peninsula College Fund puts the missing pieces together to help low-income, first-generation college students reach the college graduation finish line and position them for career success post-college.

Call Out Stats

As a result of the comprehensive, high-touch services we provide, PCF scholars who began college in 2017 graduated within 6 years at a rate of 88%. This is more than 4x the national 6-year graduation rate of 21% for first-generation college students.
  • 600+

    Scholarships Awarded

  • 82%

    Persistence Rate

  • 88%

    6-year graduation rate, compared to 21% nationwide

  • 55%

    rising seniors secure career-focused internships

  • 64%

    graduates secured post-college job/enrolled in grad school

Meet Our Alums

PCF provides scholars with the tools to not only successfully navigate college, but to also launch careers that will ultimately lead to financial security.

How You Can Help

Community volunteers play a key role in our scholars’ success. We offer one-time, short-term, and long-term volunteer opportunities throughout the year.

Success in College and Beyond