Andres Elizalde is the Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) Manager of Grants and Proposals. His primary responsibilities include helping to secure foundation support for HSF’s various programs and initiatives.
Mr. Elizalde has several years of experience in grant writing and nonprofit fundraising, having worked for the Salesian Boys & Girls Club of Los Angeles, the National Council of La Raza’s Escalera Program, and many other community-based programs. Most recently, Andres served as the Development Director for a South Los Angeles non-profit that provides education, advocacy training, and community outreach for developmental disabilities. Andres has also advised grant writers and staff at other nonprofit organizations on a volunteer basis. Prior to entering the community sector, Andres taught technology skills to 9th grade students in Boyle Heights.
Andres earned a bachelor’s degree from Harvard College.
He enjoys working out, traveling, and taking MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses). He is the son of two hard-working parents who raised four children who graduated college, in spite of never having gone to college themselves.
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