Our Mission | Our Track Record | Our Goals for 2011 | Officers | Trustees


His Life - Glenn D. Cunningham


Our Mission

The Sandra and Glenn D. Cunningham Foundation (SGCF) is a not-for-profit organization created to positively impact the growth and advancement of Jersey City and Bayonne New Jersey, by offering needed educational and training opportunities to the community.

The focus of SGCF is to enhance the lives of highly motivated high school graduates that face challenging circumstances which may hinder their access to educational resources. The Foundation provides financial assistance and a one-on-one mentor relationship with positive roles models to guide them in reaching their educational goals.


Our Track Record

  • In 2005, the Foundation awarded more than $22,000 in scholarship dollars to a variety of Jersey City High School graduates.
  • In June of 2006, nearly 22 additional graduates received scholarships.
  • In June of 2007, 16 additional graduates from Jersey City and Bayonne received scholarships.
  • In June of 2008, 4 students from Jersey City and Bayonne received scholarships.
  • In June of 2009, 2 additional students received scholarships from Jersey City and Bayonne.
  • In June of 2010, 6 additional students from Jersey City and Bayonne received scholarships.
  • In June of 2011, 6 additional students from Jersey City and Bayonne received scholarships.


Our Goals for 2012

  • Expand our services by providing scholarships to students from Jersey City and Bayonne, New Jersey.
  • Re-grant all of our current students.
  • Grant 20 new high school graduates scholarships for their first year of college.
  • Work with businesses to place students in summer internships in their fields.
  • Grant scholarships to offset the cost of internship housing.
  • Match every student with a mentor.
  • Host workshops for mentors and students on resume building, interview preparation and workforce preparedness.

Sandra B. Cunningham
President Emeritus

Larry Eccleston
President/CEO

OFFICERS:
Elaine Cunningham Gardner
Vice President
Dr. Delores McMorrin
Treasurer
Aida Colon-Sanchez
Secretary


TRUSTEES:
Mildred Antenor
Jeanne Cretella
Karen De Soto, Esq.
Joan Eccleston
Gwen Jackson
Cliff Perkins
Greg V. Racelis
Dr. Lois C. Richardson
Dominic Santana
Jerry Walker
Oren Dabney

Kristal Gaile B. Bustamante
Executive Assistant

Philip J. Ciriello
Financial Consultant
Larry Bembry, Esq
Legal Advisor