SAN DIEGO, CA. January 1, 2015 – The California Foundation Fund will hold its annual Futureboss Program starting on Monday, March 9th at the San Diego County Office of Education, and the celebration will extend to Alliant International University. Foundation leaders set to support teen entrepreneurs attend college; learn leadership and business management skills.
The Futureboss Program, chaired by Ron Morrison, Mayor of National City, and organized by the Foundation’s youth entrepreneurship community council, is a collaborative effort between Alliant International University, Wells Fargo Bank, the California Foundation Fund, and twenty local organizations.
“Entrepreneurial education is preparing individuals for a path to success,” said Mayor Morrison. He added, “This program identifies entrepreneurial minded students through an integrate network of business and non-profit collaborative. Last year marked a new level of engagement for the Program as more than 400 high school seniors applied to compete.”
The Futureboss Program includes lessons taught by professional faculty at Alliant School of Management. Students will participate in the program’s academic components, develop a viable business idea and turn it into a business plan, which will be presented to a panel of judges. Three winners will be awarded a scholarship and an iPad. The winning student will receive this year’s Ernst & Young Youth Entrepreneur of the Year Award.
For more information on the California Foundation Fund or to make a gift to the Annual Futureboss Program, visit www.cafoundationfund.org or contact the Foundation Office at 619.800.0145.
About the California Foundation Fund
The California Foundation Fund (CAFF) is an independent non-profit corporation whose mission is to break the cycle of poverty and help people prosper. CAFF’s team of executives in educational management, behavioral science, research and financial industries develop and execute a narrow set of high impact and replicable enhanced education programs within culturally similar communities. CAFF fosters collaboration between community based organizations and education institutions to improve and track financial empowerment efforts. CAFF’s current programs in asset development, entrepreneurship and financial literacy were created with the support and supervision of the California Foundation Site Council (CFSC). Media inquiries, please contact (619) 800-0145
About Alliant International University
Alliant International University is a WASC accredited private, non-profit university that emphasizes the practical application of theory and research to prepare students for professional careers in psychology and mental health, education, business and management, international affairs, forensic studies and law. Created in 2001 by the merger of two legacy institutions, its combined institutional history in higher education dates back over 100 years. Headquartered in San Diego and San Francisco, Alliant has additional campuses in Los Angeles, Irvine, Fresno, Sacramento and Mexico City with accredited programs in Hong Kong and Tokyo. For more details, visit www.Alliant.edu.