Shahidah Lacy – College Graduate
Shahidah is the recipient of a 2008 Berkeley Community Fund High Hopes Scholarship and recently graduated.
Nigel Calhoun – College Graduate
Nigel Calhoun is the recipient of a 2009 Berkeley Community Fund High Hopes Scholarship and recently graduated from the University of California, Riverside.
Arai Buendia – College Graduate
Arai is the recipient of a 2009 Berkeley Community Fund High Hopes Scholarship. She recently graduated from San Francisco State University.
BCF Welcomes New Executive Director
The Berkeley Community Fund (BCF) Board of Directors has appointed Joleen Ruffin as its new Executive Director to lead the growing organization in its mission to provide four-year college scholarships and mentoring support to academically talented and resilient Berkeley High School students.
2013 High Hopes Scholars Announced
The Berkeley Community Fund (BCF) is proud to announce the recipients of the 2013 High Hopes Scholarships. An awards ceremony honoring the 20 Scholars will be held on June 10, 2013 at the Berkeley City Club. This is the largest group of scholars ever supported by BCF, which started the High Hopes Scholarship program in 2008 with 10 scholars.