Investing in Hispanic students through scholarships, mentorship and career opportunities.

Connect – Inspire – Transform

Our Vision...

To be the transformative leader, connecting rising Hispanics to the increasingly important digital skills of the new economy.

Our work is powered by our donors.

Support future tech leaders through your tax-deductible donation. Contribute to their higher education via the GiveButter donation form, or by mailing a check directly to the Foundation.

2022 Foundation Annual Report

Explore the 2022 HITEC Foundation Annual Report to discover the impact of our work last year.

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Scholarships empower our students with the vital financial support to pursue their dreams.

We’re dedicated to investing in the next generation of Hispanic Technology Professionals. We help bright students with the education necessary to realize their dreams. Since 2017, our scholarship program has granted 284 scholarships totaling an impressive $1,049,000. Our scholars also benefit from invaluable mentorship from the HITEC Familia.


Scholarships Awarded


Funds Awarded Since 2017

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HITEC and Illinois Tech are work together to accelerate the representation of Hispanic Tech Leaders.

Through passionate collaboration, HITEC and Illinois Tech propel Hispanic leaders to ther forefront of the tech industry by offering educational opportunities that sit at the nexus of technology and business. Eligible students can access scholarships of up to $14,000.

Corporate Partnership

Empower the next generation!  Let’s give back and inspire young minds to soar!

We are incredibly grateful for the unwavering support of our Corporate Partners.  Their generosity opens doors to HITEC Scholars, granting them access and opportunity. Become part of our Familia today!

Sponsorship ensures we forge a pathway toward a workforce that is inclusive and representative of the diverse population that will make up the technology industry.

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Foundation Board of Directors

Thanks to your confidence and willingness to support me, I will be the first in my family who will be pursuing higher education.
Arianna Martinez,  HITEC Scholar

Contact Us

For questions regarding our scholarship or sponsorship opportunities, please contact Foundation Director, Kelley Francis. To contribute via check, or explore matching gift options from your company, please refer to our mailing address and EIN below.

Contact Info
Kelley Francis
Foundation Director
Mailing Address
444 West Lake Street
Suite 1700
Chicago, IL
The HITEC Foundation is a 501c3 nonprofit organization.
Our Tax ID/EIN is 27-2869162
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