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Combined Charities Foundation Profile: United Negro College Fund

2015 October 7
by HISD Communications

Long known by its powerful slogan, “A mind is a terrible thing to waste,” the United Negro College Fund was created in 1944 to support minority students – particularly African Americans – in the pursuit of higher education. It encourages students though a number of methods, including scholarship programs, support for historically black colleges and universities, and advocacy programs. Its website is here.

Note: During the district’s Combined Charities Campaign, we’ll take a look at each of the Federations to which employees can donate. These profiles will be posted in no particular order, and will help employees learn about the work organizations are involved with so they can best choose which ones to donate to. For a full list of Federations and the associated organizations, click here.

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