YOUTH. COMMUNITY. OPPORTUNITY.

We Work With the
Best Partners

Parkside Partners play an instrumental role in our mission to provide college-bound youth and their families with comprehensive knowledge and skills in the field of personal finance. With their unwavering support and guidance, we are better equipped to equip our students with the necessary tools to make informed financial decisions that will positively impact their lives for years to come.

COMMUNITY.

Partnership
Opportunities

ParksideEDC greatly appreciates all kinds of support, including monetary donations, as well as equivalent merchandise or services that are of equal value. By making a donation, you become a valued Partner, and your logo will appear on all marketing materials and social media posts related to our programs and initiatives. We extend our sincere thanks to you for helping us achieve our goals!

  • Title Sponsor of All Parkside Major Events
  • (2) Tables of 10 at Scholarship Awards Breakfast
  • (3) Foursomes , (2) Tee Signs, Contest Sponsor at Golf Tournament
  • (12) Reserved Seats at all Jazz Cool Down Concerts
  • Premium On-site Signage and collateral distribution at all events
  • Presenting Sponsor of two events
  • (1) Tables of 10 at Scholarship Awards Breakfast
  • (2) Foursomes , (1) Tee Sign at Golf Tournament
  • (6) Reserved Seats at all Jazz Cool Down Concerts
  • Premium On-site Signage and collateral distribution selected event
  • Sponsor of Selected Event
  • (6) Seats at Scholarship Awards Breakfast
  • (1) Foursomes, (1) Tee Sign at Golf Tournament
  • (4) Reserved Seats at all Jazz Cool Down Concerts
  • On-site Signage and collateral distribution selected event
  • Co-Sponsor of Selected Event
  • (4) Seats at Scholarship Awards Breakfast
  • (2) Golfers , (1) Tee Sign at Golf Tournament
  • (2) Reserved Seats at all Jazz Cool Down Concerts
  • Collateral distribution selected event
  • (2) Seats to Scholarship  Breakfast
  • (2) Reserved Seats at (3) Jazz Events
  • (2) Golfers at Playing Your Game Tournament

Donate Through Ralphs

Each year, Ralphs invests millions of dollars in charitable support for the communities they serve. These contributions include financial support through the Ralphs Fund, funds from the Ralphs Community Rewards Program, and donations of gift cards and products. Through this initiative, non-profits like Parkside EDC benefit significantly when customers choose them as recipients during their purchases.

Legacy Scholarships

Parkside EDC has a tradition of partnering with donors to provide support for students in honor of a family member or a profession they support or belong to. Legacy Scholarships are four-year grants that range from $2500-$5000 per semester for college or specialty school studentsDoners who contribute $500 or more to Parkside EDC’s scholarship fund are eligible for Legacy Scholarship presentations. Parkside provides doner a list of students that meet the desired qualifications. Once they select a recipient, they donate a scholarship amount to Parkside EDC, to be presented in their honor. Donors are encouraged to form a personal bond with students, providing mentorship and tutelage

Examples of
past Legacy Scholarships

Dr. Curt Joseph Stokes, III Foundation’s Minority Medical Scholarship

The goal of the Dr. Curt Joseph Stokes, III Foundation’s Minority Medical Scholarship is to provide an annual financial contribution to a student who wishes to become a Medical Doctor and practice in an underserved community

The Murrell Family Scholarship

The Murrell Family believes that education is key to opening the doors of success for our youth. They provided annual assistance to students aspiring for public service or medicine.

The Edgar H. Twine Scholarship Award

This multi-year awardwasgiven in honor of Edgar Hugh Twine. Attorney Twine was committed to supporting higher education and the personal development of young people, particularly African Americans

The Bettie Gants Culinary Arts Scholarship

Started by our founder Dr. Ronnie Jonesto support students who desire a career in the culinary arts. Betty Gants was the“Mother of the Kitchen”at LA Third Church, where he pastored for 25 years

The Donnau Cooper Scholarship

Dr. Cooper established this scholarship to inspire young women to consider the mental health field in their professional pursuits. Dr. Cooper provides mentorship and emotional support to her recipients.

Donate Through Ralphs

Each year, Ralphs invests millions of dollars in charitable support for the communities they serve. These contributions include financial support through the Ralphs Fund, funds from the Ralphs Community Rewards Program, and donations of gift cards and products. Through this initiative, non-profits like Parkside EDC benefit significantly when customers choose them as recipients during their purchases.

In order to support Parkside EDC you first need to enroll in the Ralphs Community Donation Program. Once this is complete whenever you use your Rewards Program Card at Ralphs markets, they will donate to Parkside.

Here are the instructions:

  1. Register your Ralphs rewards card online at www.ralphs.com (If you do not have a rewards card, you can get one at the customer service desk at any Ralphs)
  2. Once you arrive on the site, click on Sign in/Register (fill in all necessary fields).
  3. When this is complete you arrive at your registered account homepage.
  4. Scroll down to Community Rewards – Enroll and select it.
  5. Type in this number 81567 as the name of the organization. Then select Parkside Economic Development Corporation.
  6. That’s it! Now every time you use your rewards card for purchases Ralphs donates to Parkside.
  7. Thank you!