The YEF provides funding for valuable youth programs such as mentoring, leadership opportunities, college scholarships and the CHOICES® program to the youth of Santa Fe Springs, our future business leaders.  These programs provide students the opportunity to achieve success in academics, and develop effective interpersonal skills for employment, leadership, and civic-mindedness.

2023 Destiny & Powell Scholarships

2023 Destiny & Powell Scholarships

The YEF Destiny & Powell Scholarship applications will open on February 1, 2023. Current high school seniors who are a resident of Santa Fe Springs can apply. Application deadline will be on March 31, 2023. For more information, please contact Renett Banagas, Director of Youth Services, at or call (562) 944-1616.

Thank you for

Thank you for "California Dreaming" with us! 

It was a magical summer evening at the “California Dreaming” Destiny Dinner & Silent Auction on June 25, 2022, at Crevier Classic Cars in Costa Mesa. Thank you to our sponsors, donors, and attendees for supporting youth and making these events possible!

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