BASIC NEEDS SUPPORT

College isn’t only about books and tuition. Learn about the ways you can get food assistance through CalFresh and your campus’ food pantries!  

Credit Score 101
Basic Needs Support

Credit Score 101

We’ve all heard the term thrown around, but what exactly is a credit score? It seems like a random number
SNAP Eligibility Expanded for Millions of Students
Basic Needs Support

SNAP Eligibility Expanded for Millions of Students

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) provides nutrition benefits to supplement the food budget to families in need so they
Food  Finder | Find Food Pantries Near You
Basic Needs Support

Food Finder | Find Food Pantries Near You

Food Finder is a resource that allows you to find food pantries near you! FoodFinder is a food pantry locator
Personal Expenses
Basic Needs Support, Paying For College

Personal Expenses

Luckily, financial aid covers most tuition and fees. Other expenses that arise from our college education are our personal expenses.
Basic Needs: Student Navigator Network
Basic Needs Support, Paying For College

Basic Needs: Student Navigator Network

The Student Navigator Network is a referral service amidst COVID-19 that links students with financial, academic, and personal resources. This
Free or Reduced-Cost Social Services
Basic Needs Support, Paying For College

Free or Reduced-Cost Social Services

Free or reduced-cost services like medical care, food, job training and more can be found around your area! Food or
Food Banks
Basic Needs Support, Paying For College

Food Banks

Food is a basic human right, yet prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, over 36% of college students faced food insecurity
CalFresh – Receive up to $193/month for groceries
Basic Needs Support, Paying For College

CalFresh – Receive up to $193/month for groceries

The CalFresh Program is for people with low-income who meet federal income eligibility rules. CalFresh provides you with a budget

Calling all High School Seniors and Students in your 1st or 2nd year of college (2- and 4-years): Register for the virtual Summer Career Conference from July 30-31 hosted by @NorCalPromiseCoalition, @GapInc, and @Warriors Community Foundation. bit.ly/GapxNCCPCxWarriorsSummerConf ⁠

Hear from the largest global clothing retailers about launching your career in fashion design, technology, and business including Gap, Old Navy, Athleta, Banana Republic, and more! Explore pathways and opportunities for paid internships, fellowships, part-time jobs, training programs, and careers. Register and attend the conference to be considered for raffle prizes from Gap, Athleta, Old Navy, Warriors, San Francisco 49ers, and more! ⁠
#GapxNCCPC #NCCPCEvents #gapinc #multiplierforgood #CareersinBusiness #STEMCareers #Tech #DesignCareers ⁠
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@scholarmatch_hq continues to impact their students. Here's a quote from one of their ScholarMatch Students, Ramon! Get connected with them now, check the link in our bio for more information and give them a follow to stay updated! #highered #firstgen #scholarmatch ...

It’s that time of the month! 😄 Welcome to the 3rd week of @gotocollegeCA ‘s partner promotion month! ✨⁠

For our 3rd week, we have our partner ScholarMatch @scholarmatch_hq! Their mission is to support first-generation college students earn a bachelor’s degree within five years. They provide individualized college advising, targeted financial support, and career mentoring all the way to graduation! @scholarmatch_hq serves students in the San Francisco Bay region and nationwide through the CollegePoint Initiative.⁠

For high school students in the Bay area, you can join @scholarmatch_hq Destination College Program by submitting applications to be reviewed by programs staff. You can also be referred by high school counselors, community-based organizations, and other educators. Students in the Destination College Program are then invited to apply to the Scholars Program—a support program through college graduation that includes advising, career mentoring, and financial support from one of their scholarship partners!⁠

#scholarmatch #LA #SF #highschoolstudents #CollegeStudents #firstgen #highered⁠
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REMINDER: Celebrate our 1 year anniversary🥳 with us and complete our student survey. 📲 All high school junior/seniors and college students who complete our survey will be entered to win awesome prizes like an Apple iPad⁠

The survey can be found in our link in bio! Only takes 5-10 minutes to complete. ⁠

Tag your friends in the comments so they know to complete the survey. ⬇⬇⬇⁠

Rules: ⁠
1. Only one survey submission per person, multiple submissions will be disqualified ⁠
2. Winners will have to provide proof of enrollment for Fall 2021⁠
3. Only open to CA HS juniors and seniors and college students⁠
5. Must be following us on social media⁠

#gotocollegeCA #letsgo #firstgenstudents #college #collegelife #collegecommunity
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Shout out to FGE @firstgenempowerment for their incredible informational workshops! If you are a high school student or college student, we encourage y'all to attend an upcoming workshop because it is very beneficial. We are thrilled to have y'all as partners! ⁠

Also, stay tuned y'all! We have a workshop together soon! ⁠

Be sure to check out their upcoming workshops, link in bio for more info! (: ⁠
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