Frequently Asked Questions:
We are thankful for your interest in Salazar Family Foundation. Below are answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about our organization.
What is Salazar Family Foundation?
Salazar Family Foundation is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization founded in 1999 by Rob and Lola Salazar. The Salazars’ desire to create the Foundation was made possible by their business success (see www.centralstreetcapitaldenver.com). This Foundation allows the Salazar family to support their fundamental belief that education is critical to an individual’s and to the community’s success. What types of programs have been helped through Salazar Family Foundation?
Here are just a few of the ways that the organizations we support use grants from Salazar Family Foundation:
* Summer reading programs
* Computer labs
* Books for school libraries
* Safe playground equipment
* Bilingual learning materials
* Scholarships to students
Why Was the Foundation Established?
As life-long advocates of education, Rob and Lola Salazar established the Foundation to assist in the growth and development of educational non-profit organizations. Its mission is “to impact the lifelong learning of students through supporting the growth and efforts of organizations committed to improving the quality of education.”
Does Salazar Family Foundation provide scholarships directly to students?
No. Salazar Family Foundation supports a wider range of students by supporting other non-profit organizations that, in turn, provide funding to students and schools in need. To learn more about the programs that have received funding from Salazar Family Foundation, please see the “Supported Organizations” page.
What Foundations are supported by Salazar Family Foundation?
Currently Salazar Family Foundation supports The Denver Foundation, Escuela de Guadalupe and Mi Casa Resource Center. Website links to these organizations can be found on the “Supported Organizations” page.