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PACT, Inc.

  • PACT, Inc.
  • 635 Divisadero Street
  • San Francisco, CA 94117
  • 415-922-2550
  • 1963
  • Annette Dennett
  • Project Director
  • 415-922-2550 x25

Program Description

In 1963, Everett Brandon, JD and Henry Lucas, Jr., DDS founded PACT, Inc. to address the severe need of academically disadvantaged youth in the Bay Area. PACT, Inc.'s mission is to substantially increase these young adults' access to higher education. Since its' inception, PACT, Inc. has served 60,000 young people; over 36,000 of these students matriculating to colleges and post-secondary institutions. The organization specializes in developing relationships, cultivating positive experiences and following through curriculum for low-income youths. PACT, Inc. also offers comprehensive school-based tutoring, college advising and financial aid assistance to 2,255 students; 67% of whom live in poverty.

Services Provided

  • Academic enrichment/tutoring/study skills
  • Career exploration and counseling/internships
  • College admissions guidance and counseling
  • College fairs/campus visits
  • Financial aid advising/FAFSA completion
  • Leadership development
  • Mentoring
  • SAT/ACT and other test preparation
  • Scholarships and last-dollar grants
  • Science, tech, engineering, & math (STEM)

Demographics

Education Level and
Number of Students

  • High School: 2255
  • Middle School: 0
  • Elementary School: 0
  • Post-secondary: 0
  • Non-traditional: 0

First-Generation

  • Between 25% and 50%

Matriculation & Completion

  • 4-yr College Matriculation: 80%