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CHCC Foundation


The CHCCF was created and incorporated in 2008 and is a 501(c) (3) nonprofit public benefit corporation.  The Foundation was established to identify funding opportunities for the educational and economic development programs of the CHCCF and supported organizations.

Mission: “To create, develop and provide education and economic development programs to increase leadership for CHCC and for its members.”


The primary charitable purposes of the CHCC Foundation are:

  • To create, develop and provide educational and economic development programs to increase adult leadership for CHCC and its members.
  • To provide scholarship opportunities for qualified students to attend educational institutions to study business and economic development.
  • To attract and receive contributions of cash, securities and property of any other kind or description from individuals, corporations and other business or governmental entities to establish and maintain the Foundation’s funds.

Executive Committee

James Duran
Duran HCP
Campbell, CA

President & CEO
Julian Canete
California Hispanic Chambers
Of Commerce Foundation
Sacramento, CA

Raul Hernandez
Hood & Strong, LLP
San Francisco, CA





Board Member
Dr. Judy Castro
John F. Kennedy University
Pleasant Hill, CA

Board Member
Jose Plascencia
Allstate Kings Canyon
Insurance LLC

Reedley, CA

Board Member 
David Betancourt
Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce
Los Angeles, CA

Board Member
Gabriela Mello
Wells Fargo
Bakerfield, CA

Board Member
Dennis King
Silicon Valley Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
San Jose, CA

Board Member 
Sophia Garcia
Sacramento, CA

Board Member 
Vanessa Gonzalez
Political Solutions LLC
Sacramento, CA

For Additional information please contact CHCC Staff 916-444-2221