CIELO – Community for Innovation, Entrepreneurship, Leadership & Opportunities

CIELO’s mission is to launch successful entrepreneurs by unleashing innovation, creativity, and passion. We envision a day when all committed and passionate individuals who want to start their own business, have the education, resources, and mentorship to fulfill their entrepreneurial dreams. Our focus is on low-moderate income, women, immigrants and BIPOC individuals.

Asian Pacific Community Fund

APCF’s mission is to cultivate philanthropists to invest in organizations that empower underserved Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) to prosper by 1) building healthier communities, 2) developing leaders, 3) creating a stronger voice, and 4) providing the foundation for a brighter tomorrow. Together with our 74 Network Agencies, we serve over 4.9 million people … Read more


The mission of KidWorks is to restore at-risk neighborhoods, one life at a time. KidWorks’ vision is to transform challenged neighborhoods in central Santa Ana by building on the strengths and potential in the community through education, character formation, and personal development.

The Wooden Floor

The Wooden Floor transforms the lives of young people in low-income communities through the power of dance and access to higher education.

Dragon Kim Foundation

Our mission is to inspire our youth to impact their communities while exploring and pursuing their passions.

Child Creativity Lab

To foster the next generation of critical thinkers, problem solvers, innovators, and leaders through hands-on creativity enhancing exploration.


CASA provides a powerful voice for youth in the child welfare system through a unique one-on-one relationship with trained and supervised court appointed volunteer advocates. We work to ensure that these youth are safe, have a permanent home and an opportunity to thrive.

UCI Lifted

UCI LIFTED is a prison education initiative that enables incarcerated individuals to earn a bachelors degree

Simon Scholars Program

To guide underserved students, who demonstrate leadership potential, on a path through high school and college that will enhance their opportunities to achieve meaningful careers.