THE VALLEY COLLEGE CONNECTION PODCAST
RAUL CASTILLO, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE FOUNDATION AT LAVC
Shortly before Raul passed away, we talked about the joy of his life’s work in connecting those in the community who wanted to help students who were in need. His legacy to LA Valley College is an $8.5 million dollar endowment in addition to a roadmap on how the Foundation can move forward. This interview is his love letter to LAVC. On the way, we learn about the fascinating world of fundraising.
3:58 - What was it like to walk onto the LAVC campus?
16:04 - Working as a college marketing intern.
23:23 – What was it like to work in sports marketing?
24:08 – Being mentored in non-profit fundraising.
27:02 - What is the history of the LAVC Foundation?
30:27 – What did the Foundation look like when you started?
34:30 – What are the Foundation’s endowments?
41:57 – What has the Foundation funded?
45:17 – Please refer potential donors to the Foundation, they will do the rest.
50:17 – Blessings and takeaways from a career at LAVC.
Produced/Edited by Ozzie Flamenco