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2005 Top 25 Nonprofits

May 2005, HISPANIC BUSINESS Magazine
non profit

1. Mexican American Opportunity Foundation
Montebello, CA
www.maof.org
2004 Expenditures: $54.24M
2004 Revenues: $55.08M
Expenditure change from 2003: -6.31%
Mission: To provide comprehensive, multipurpose educational and charitable assistance to the general
public with emphasis on families at risk, seniors, and children. Serving seven counties in California.

2. The ASPIRA Association
Washington, D.C.
www.aspira.org
2004 Expenditures: $42.53M
2004 Revenues: $44.11M
Expenditure change from 2003: 8.19%
Mission: To empower the Puerto Rican and Hispanic community through advocacy, education, and leadership development of its youth. Serving nationwide and Puerto Rico.

3. Hispanic Scholarship Fund
San Francisco
www.hsf.net
2004 Expenditures: $37.83M
2004 Revenues: $31.23M
Expenditure change from 2003: 3.59%
Mission: To double the rate of Hispanics earning a college degree to 18 percent by the year 2010. Serving nationwide, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands.

4. Chicanos Por La Causa Inc.
Phoenix
www.cplc.org
2004 Expenditures: $27.26M
2004 Revenues: $32.41M
Expenditure change from 2003: -43.3%
Mission: CPLC is a community development corporation committed to building stronger, healthier communities as a lead advocate, coalition builder, and direct service provider. Serving Arizona.

5. SER, Jobs for Progress National Inc.
Irving, TX
www.ser-national.org
2004 Expenditures: $26.47M
2004 Revenues: $26.70M
Expenditure change from 2003: N/A
Mission: To develop the employment and training capabilities of the SER network, which provides job training for people age 55 and older. Serving 19 states, Puerto Rico, and Washington, D.C.

6. Hispanic Housing Development Corp.
Chicago
www.hispanichousingdevelopment.com
2004 Expenditures: $23.39M
2004 Revenues: $24.66M
Expenditure change from 2003: 12.78%
Mission: To stabilize Hispanic communities by developing, managing, and investing in ventures that enhance the
quality of life. Serving Illinois.

7. National Council of La Raza
Washington, D.C.
www.nclr.org
2004 Expenditures: $23.18M
2004 Revenues: $28.68M
Expenditure change from 2003: 4.89%
Mission: To improve life opportunities for the nation's Hispanics and help reduce poverty and discrimination in the community. Serving nationwide and Puerto Rico.

8. Puerto Rican Family Institute Inc.
New York
www.prfi.org
2004 Expenditures: $20.76M
2004 Revenues: $22.10M
Expenditure change from 2003: 4.95%
Mission: To enhance the self-efficiency of diverse, marginalized communities and to prevent family disintegration. Serving New Jersey, New York, and Puerto Rico.

9. The Unity Council
Oakland, CA
www.unitycouncil.org
2004 Expenditures: $14.77M
2004 Revenues: $19.53M
Expenditure change from 2003: N/A
Mission: To help build the assets of low-income communities through a comprehensive program of sustainable development. Serving primarily the Fruitdale District of Oakland.

10. Congreso de Latinos Unidos
Philadelphia
www.congreso.net
2004 Expenditures: $14.77M
2004 Revenues: $14.64M
Expenditure change from 2003: 13.97%
Mission: To strengthen Hispanic communities through social, economic, education, and health services; leadership development; and advocacy. Serving Greater Philadelphia.

11. Association for the Advancement of Mexican Americans
Houston
www.aamainc.us
2004 Expenditures: $14.68M
2004 Revenues: $14.36M
Expenditure change from 2003: -0.94%
Mission: To advance the lives of at-risk youth and families through an array of innovative programs that provide education and other social services in Texas cities.

12. La Casa de Don Pedro Inc.
Newark, NJ
www.lacasanwk.org
2004 Expenditures: $14.46M
2004 Revenues: $14.77M
Expenditure change from 2003: 43.45%
Mission: To foster the self-sufficiency of residents and the revitalization of neighborhoods. Serving northern Newark and parts of Essex County, New Jersey.

13. Casa Central Social Services Corp.
Chicago
www.casacentral.org
2004 Expenditures: $13.53M
2004 Revenues: $13.61M
Expenditure change from 2003: 13.98%
Mission: To stabilize and empower individuals and families, encourage self-sufficiency, and promote healthy family and community functioning in metropolitan Chicago.

14. Asociación Nacional Pro Personas Mayores/
National Association for Hispanic Elderly
Pasadena, CA
www.anppm.org
2004 Expenditures: $13.40M
2004 Revenues: $13.46M
Expenditure change from 2003: -35.33%
Mission: To achieve social change by focusing on the needs of Hispanic older persons, thus impacting the Hispanic community and the nation as a whole. Serving California, Louisiana, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, and Washington, D.C.

15. El Valor
Chicago
www.elvalor.org
2004 Expenditures: $12.17M
2004 Revenues: $11.20M
Expenditure change from 2003: -4.85%
Mission: To support and challenge urban families to achieve excellence and participate fully in community life. Serving the Chicago metropolitan area.

16. Nuevo Amanecer Latino Children Services
Los Angeles
2004 Expenditures: $11.26M
2004 Revenues: $11.63M
Expenditure change from 2003: 2.46%
Mission: To provide children and their families in Southern California with the best quality family-based treatment services, while helping parents enhance their capacity to help themselves and their children to improve their quality of life and to build bridges to success. Serving several counties in Southern California.

17. United Community Center/Centro de la Comunidad Unida
Milwaukee
www.unitedcc.org
2004 Expenditures: $11.08M
2004 Revenues: $11.12M
Expenditure change from 2003: N/A
Mission: To provide programs to Hispanics and Milwaukee's near south side residents of all ages, in the areas of education, cultural arts, recreation, community development, and health and human services.

18. California Hispanic Commission on Alcohol and Drug Abuse Inc.
Sacramento, CA
www.chcada.org
2004 Expenditures: $10.56M
2004 Revenues: $10.57M
Expenditure change from 2003: N/A
Mission: To improve the general health and well being of California's Hispanics (and other underserved populations) by providing and enhancing services for substance abuse and its related problems. Serving four counties in California.

19. The National Hispanic University
San Jose, CA
www.nhu.edu
2004 Expenditures: $9.70M
2004 Revenues: $14.60M
Expenditure change from 2003: N/A
Mission: To enable Hispanics, other minorities, women, and others to acquire undergraduate degrees or certificates using a multicultural educational experience to obtain a career in business, education, or technology. Serving California's Silicon Valley.

20. Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities
San Antonio
www.hacu.net
2004 Expenditures: $8.95M
2004 Revenues: $8.68M
Expenditure change from 2003: -3.56%
Mission: To promote the development of member colleges and universities; to improve access to post-secondary educational opportunities for Hispanic students; and to meet the needs of business, industry, and government. Serving nationwide, Puerto Rico, Latin America, and Spain.

21. Niños Latinos Unidos Inc.
Santa Fe Springs, CA
www.nlu.org
2004 Expenditures: $7.64M
2004 Revenues: $8.05M
Expenditure change from 2003: N/A
Mission: To help children in the fulfillment of their potential as productive members of our society, while providing them with linguistic and culturally sensitive environments in which to develop and grow. Serving Los Angeles and surrounding counties.

22. Amigos Del Valle Inc.
Mission, TX
www.advrgv.org
2004 Expenditures: $6.81M
2004 Revenues: $7.09M
Expenditure change from 2003: 24.50%
Mission: To enhance the quality of life in the Lower Rio Grande Valley and South Texas through the provision of diversified and effective human services, community development activities, and advocacy.

23. El Concilio/Council for the Spanish Speaking
Stockton, CA
www.elconcilio.org
2004 Expenditures: $6.00M
2004 Revenues: $5.90M
Expenditure change from 2003: -11.76%
Mission: To empower the Hispanic community so that its members can improve the quality of their lives and the lives of their children. Serving California's San Joaquin Valley.

24. Center Home for Hispanic Elderly
Chicago
www.centerhome.org
2004 Expenditures: $5.90M
2004 Revenues: $6.14M
Expenditure change from 2003: 6.31%
Mission: To provide long-term, skilled, and intermediate care, giving special attention to the cultural and bilingual needs of Hispanic residents. Serving metropolitan Chicago.

25. Hispanic Federation Inc.
New York
www.hispanicfederation.org
2004 Expenditures: $5.59M
2004 Revenues: $5.95M
Expenditure change from 2003: 34.38%
Mission: To meet the growing needs of the Hispanic community and to help its member agencies secure new resources. Serving Connecticut, New Jersey, New York, and Washington, D.C.



Source: HISPANIC BUSINESS Magazine


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