1. Mexican American Opportunity Foundation
401 N. Garfield Ave.
Montebello, CA 90640
Year established: 1963
2003 revenues: $58.53 million
2003 expenditures: $57.89 million
Mission: To provide comprehensive multi-purpose educational and charitable assistance to the general public with emphasis on families at risk, senior citizens, and children.
Service area: California (six counties)
President/CEO: Martin Castro
2. Chicanos Por La Causa Inc.
1112 E. Buckeye Rd.
Phoenix, AZ 85034
Year established: 1969
2003 expenditures: $48.11 million
2003 revenues: $48.06 million
Mission: To build healthier communities by serving as an advocate, coalition builder, and direct service provider, and to promote positive change and self-sufficiency to enhance the quality of life for the benefit of those we serve.
Service area: Arizona (statewide)
President/CEO: Pete C. Garcia
3. SER Metro Detroit, Jobs for Progress Inc.
9301 Michigan Ave.
Detroit, MI 48210
Year established: 1971
2003 expenditures: $39.53 million
2003 revenues: $39.75 million
Mission: To work in partnership with corporate America to cultivate a qualified, skilled, and adaptable workforce for metropolitan Detroit through a comprehensive service delivery system that includes literacy, education, youth development, training, employment, community and economic development.
Service area: Detroit and surrounding communities
CEO: Ignacio Salazar
4. The Aspira Association
1444 Eye Street NW, Ste. 800
Washington, D.C. 20005
Year established: 1961
2003 expenditures: $39.31 million
2003 revenues: $41.85 million
Mission: To empower the Puerto Rican and Latino community through advocacy and the education and leadership development of its youth.
Service area: Nationwide and Puerto Rico
Executive director: Ronald Blackburn-Moreno
5. Hispanic Scholarship Fund
55 Second Street, Suite 1500
San Francisco, CA 94105
Year established: 1975
2003 expenditures: $36,519,327
2003 revenues: $27,521,525
Mission: To double the rate of Hispanics earning a college degree to 18 percent by the year 2010.
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