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Top 25 Hispanic Nonprofits

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1)
AltaMed Health Services Corporation
500 Citadel Drive, Suite 490
Los Angeles, CA 90040
Phone: (323) 725-8751
www.altamed.org
Year Established: 1969
2006 Expenditures: $66,043,749
2006 Revenues: $77,373,408
Expenditure change from 2005: 8.76%
Mission: To provide coordinated, culturally appropriate, health and human services in Los Angeles County, with particular attention to Hispanic and multi-ethnic communities.
Service Area: San Gabriel Valley and Greater East/Southeast Los Angeles
President & CEO: Castulo de la Rocha

2)
Chicanos Por La Causa, Inc. (CPLC)
1112 E. Buckeye Road
Phoenix, AZ 85034
Phone: (602) 257-0700
www.cplc.org
Year Established: 1969
2006 Expenditures: $59,083,722
2006 Revenues: $69,161,722
Expenditure change from 2005: 17.92%
Mission: CPLC is a community development corporation committed to building strong, healthier communities as a lead advocate, coalition builder, and direct service provider. CPLC promotes positive change and self-sufficiency to enhance the quality of life for the benefit of those we serve.
Service Area: Arizona
President/CEO: Pete C. Garcia

3)
The Aspira Association
1444 Eye St. NW, Ste. 800
Washington, DC 20005
Phone: (202) 835-3600
www.aspira.org
Year Established: 1961
2006 Expenditures: $57,819,205
2006 Revenues: $58,432,203
Expenditure change from 2005: 8.48%
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

4)
Mexican American Opportunity Foundation (MAOF)
401 N. Garfield Ave.
Montebello, CA 90640
Phone: (323) 890-9600
www.maof.org
Year Established: 1963
2006 Expenditures: $55,025,313
2006 Revenues: $57,247,192
Expenditure change from 2005: 0.70%
Mission: To provide for the socioeconomic betterment of the greater Latino community of California, while preserving the pride, values, and heritage of the Mexican-American culture.
Service Area: California (seven counties)
President/CEO: Martin Castro

5)
La Clinica de La Raza
1515 Fruitvale Ave.
Oakland, CA 94601
Phone: (510) 535-4000
www.laclinica.org
Year Established: 1971
2006 Expenditures: $41,559,897
2006 Revenues: $42,873,365
Expenditure change from 2005: -1.59%
Mission: To improve the quality of life of the diverse communities we serve by providing culturally appropriate, high-quality, and accessible health care for all.
Service Area: California (three counties)
CEO: Jane Garcia

6)
Hispanic Housing Development Corp.
325 N. Wells, Eighth Floor
Chicago, IL 60610
Phone: (312) 602-6500
www.hispanichousingdevelopment.com
Year Established: 1975
2006 Expenditures: $37,907,532
2006 Revenues: $43,135,555
Expenditure change from 2005: 7.97%
Mission: To stabilize Latino communities by developing, managing, and investing in ventures that increase the availability of affordable housing and promote economic opportunity and enhance the quality of life.
Service Area: Chicago and outlying suburban areas
President/CEO: Hipolito "Paul" Roldan

7)
Hispanic Scholarship Fund
55 Second St., Suite 1500
San Francisco, CA 94105
Phone: (877) HSF-INFO
www.hsf.net
Year Established: 1975
2006 Expenditures: $33,530,111
2006 Revenues: $33,560,981
Expenditure change from 2005: 0.69%
Mission: To strengthen the country by advancing college education among Hispanic Americans and to double the rate of Hispanics earning a college degree to 18 percent by 2010.
Service Area: Nationwide
Interim President/CEO: Paul M. Ostergard

8)
Puerto Rican Family Institute, Inc.
145 W. 15th St.
New York, NY 10011
Phone: (212) 924-6320
www.prfi.org
Year Established: 1960
2006 Expenditures: $28,606,702
2006 Revenues: $28,777,732
Expenditure change from 2005: 25.15%
Mission: To prevent family disintegration and enhance the self-sufficiency of the Latino community. The Puerto Rican Family Institute offers a comprehensive array of social and health care services that are culturally and linguistically relevant.
Service Area: New York City, New Jersey, and Puerto Rico
Executive Director: Maria Elena Girone

9)
National Council of La Raza
1126 16th St. NW
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: (202) 785-1670
www.nclr.org
Year Established: 1968
2006 Expenditures: $27,931,156
2006 Revenues: $26,837,301
Expenditure change from 2005: 19.05%
Mission: To improve life opportunities for the nation's Hispanics and help reduce poverty and discrimination in the community.
Service Area: Nationwide
President/CEO: Janet Murguia

10)
Urban Health Plan, Inc.
1065 Southern Blvd.
Bronx, NY 10459
Phone: (718) 991-4833
www.urbanhealthplan.org
Year Established: 1974
2006 Expenditures: $27,668,517
2006 Revenues: $29,028,019
Expenditure change from 2005: N/A
Mission: To continuously improve the health status of underserved communities by providing affordable, comprehensive, and high-quality primary and specialty medical care, and by assuring the performance and advancement of innovative best practices.
Service Area: South Bronx, New York
Executive Director: Paloma Izquierdo-Hernandez

11)
Casa Central
1343 N. California Ave.
Chicago, IL 60622
Phone: (773) 645-2300
www.casacentral.org
Year Established: 1954
2006 Expenditures: $18,072,666
2006 Revenues: $17,787,077
Expenditure change from 2005: -16.23%
Mission: To transform lives and strengthen communities, with a special focus on Hispanics. Our network of social services propels a diverse population of all ages toward self-sufficiency and a higher quality of life.
Service Area: Chicago metropolitan area
President/CEO: Ann R. Alvarez

12)
Congreso de Latinos Unidos
216 W. Somerset St.
Philadelphia, PA 19133
Phone: (215) 763-8870
www.congreso.net
Year Established: 1977
2006 Expenditures: $16,728,039
2006 Revenues: $16,376,198
Expenditure change from 2005: 12.96%
Mission: To strengthen Latino Communities through social, economic, education, and health services; leadership development; and advocacy.
Service Area: Greater Philadelphia
Executive Director: Nicholas Torres

13)
Asociacion Nacional Pro Personas Mayores
234 E. Colorado Blvd. Suite 300
Pasadena, CA 91101
Phone: (626) 564-1988
Year Established: 1975
2006 Expenditures: $15,080,667
2006 Revenues: $15,007,231
Expenditure change from 2005: -0.13%
Mission: To achieve social change by focusing on the needs of low-income minority and Hispanic older persons, thus impacting the Hispanic community and the nation as a whole. We believe in the right of each human being to have a decent and dignified life. Because of this belief, we attempt to provide some visible means of achieving such a way of life, especially for low-income older persons, many of whom, because of language and cultural differences, are more vulnerable than their contemporaries. In response to the needs of the low-income elderly, we provide programs of employment and training, health, housing, and economic development. Aware of ongoing societal changes, we attempt to remain open and creative in our corporate commitment to the Hispanic community.
Service Area: Nationwide
President/CEO: Dr. Carmela G. Lacayo

14)
Association for the Advancement of Mexican Americans
6001 Gulf Freeway
Houston, TX 77023
Phone: (713) 967-6700
www.aamainc.us
Year Established: 1970
2006 Expenditures: $13,502,566
2006 Revenues: $14,677,562
Expenditure change from 2005: 8.96%
Mission: To advance the lives of at-risk youth and families through an array of innovative programs that provide education, health care, human services, and community development initiatives to strengthen families and neighborhoods.
Service Area: Houston, San Antonio, Laredo, and Washington, D.C.
President/CEO: Gilbert Moreno

15)
United Community Center/Centro de la Comunidad Unida
1028 South 9th St.
Milwaukee, WI 53204
Phone: (414) 384-3100
www.unitedcc.org
Year Established: 1970
2006 Expenditures: $13,391,000
2006 Revenues: $13,461,000
Expenditure change from 2005: 10.57%
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. UCC assists individuals to achieve their potential by focusing on cultural heritage as a means of strengthening personal development and will promote high academic standards in all of its education programs.
Service Area: Milwaukee
Executive Director: Ricardo Diaz

16)
El Valor
1850 W. 21st St.
Chicago, IL 60608
Phone: (312) 666-4511
www.elvalor.org
Year Established: 1973
2006 Expenditures: $12,570,715
2006 Revenues: $12,536,219
Expenditure change from 2005: 5.72%
Mission: To support and challenge urban families to achieve excellence and participate fully in community life. Our programs exist to enrich and empower people with disabilities, the disenfranchised, and the underserved.
Service Area: Chicago and surrounding suburbs
President/CEO: Vincent A. Allocco

17)
The Unity Council
3411 East 12th St., Ste. 200
Oakland, CA 94601
Phone: (510) 535-6900
www.unitycouncil.org
Year Established: 1964
2006 Expenditures: $11,946,887
2006 Revenues: $11,449,137
Expenditure change from 2005: -1.48%
Mission: To move people and families out of poverty and to create a healthier and safer community for families and residents by implementing and managing integrated programs addressing economic, social, and physical development.
Service Area: Fruitvale and the Greater Oakland area
CEO: Gilda Gonzales

18)
La Casa de Don Pedro
75 Park Ave.
Newark, NJ 07104
Phone: (973) 482-8312
www.lacasanwk.org
Year Established: 1972
2006 Expenditures: $10,488,538
2006 Reveneues: $10,626,167
Expenditure change from 2005: -15.81%
Mission: To foster self-sufficiency, empowerment, and neighborhood revitalization.
Service Area: Northern Newark as well as parts of Essex County.
Executive Director: Raymond Ocasio

19)
Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU)
8415 Datapoint Drive, Suite 400
San Antonio, TX 78229
Phone: (210) 692-3805
www.hacu.net
Year Established: 1986
2006 Expenditures: $10,228,828
2006 Revenues: $10,193,779
Expenditure change from 2005: 6.90%
Mission: To promote the development of member colleges and universities; initiate and support measures that improve access to and the quality of post-secondary educational opportunities for Hispanic students; and to meet the needs of business, industry, and government through the development and sharing of resources, information, and expertise.
Service Area: Nationwide, Puerto Rico, Latin America, Spain, and Portugal
President/CEO: Antonio R. Flores

20)
Nuevo Amanecer Latino Children Services
5400 Pomona Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90022
Phone: (323) 720-9951
www.nalffa.org
Year Established: 1994
2006 Expenditures: $10,223,237
2006 Revenues: $10,268,262
Expenditure change from 2005: -9.64%
Mission: To provide children and their families in Southern California with the best quality family-based treatment services.
Service Area: Los Angeles, Orange, San Bernardino, Riverside, and San Diego counties
President/CEO: Jorge Alberto Acosta

21)
Hispanic Federation Inc.
55 Exchange Place, 5th Floor
New York, NY 10005
Phone: (212) 233-8955
www.hispanicfederation.org
Year Established: 1990
2006 Expenditures: $6,927,586
2006 Revenues: $6,945,271
Expenditure change from 2005: 11.95%
Mission: To strengthen Hispanic human service agencies through technical assistance, grant making, community assistance, and advocacy in order to meet the needs of the rapidly expanding Hispanic community.
Service Area: New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, and Washington, D.C.
President: Lillian Rodriguez-Lopez

22)
Erie Neighborhood House
1701 W. Superior St.
Chicago, IL 60622
Phone: (312) 563-5800
www.eriehouse.org
Year Established: 1870
2006 Expenditures: $6,548,555
2006 Revenues: $6,923,428
Expenditure change from 2005: N/A
Mission: To promote a just and inclusive society by strengthening low-income, primarily Hispanic families through skill-building, access to critical resources, advocacy, and collaborative action.
Service Area: Chicago
Executive Director: Ricardo Estrada

23)
El Concilio/Council for Spanish Speaking
308 N. California St.
Stockton, CA 95202
Phone: (209) 547-2855
www.elconcilio.org
Year Established: 1968
2006 Expenditures: $6,400,000
2006 Revenues: $6,600,000
Expenditure change from 2005: 6.67%
Mission: To empower the Hispanic community so that its members can improve the quality of their lives and the lives of their children.
Service Area: San Joaquin Valley
Executive Director: Jose R. Rodriguez

24)
Cuban American National Council, Inc.
1223 SW 4th St.
Miami, FL 33135
Phone: (305) 642-3484
www.cnc.org
Year Established: 1972
2006 Expenditures: $5,078,567
2006 Revenues: $5,133,767
Expenditure change from 2005: 1.20%
Mission: To provide human services to persons in need from all racial and ethnic groups, and to assist individuals to become self-reliant and build bridges among America's diverse communities.
Service Area: Nationwide
Executive Director: Guarione M. Diaz

25)
Comunidades Latinas Unidas En Servicio (CLUES)
797 East 7th St.
St. Paul, MN 55106
Phone: (651) 379-4200
www.clues.org
Year Established: 1981
2006 Expenditures: $4,580,089
2006 Revenues: $6,193,968
Expenditure change from 2005: 1.78%
Mission: To enhance the quality of life of the Hispanic community in Minnesota.
Service Area: Twin Cities metropolitan area
Executive Director: Jesse Bethke Gomez

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