President’s Club ($1,500-$1,999)
To promote excellence in African-American youth and professionals in the community by providing programs inclusive of diverse educational and cultural opportunities.
Rockford Association for Minority Management (RAMM) started in May 1980. The purpose of the organization was to correct the lack of diversity in business management. The mission of this non-profit organization has since been revised to address the need to invest resources in helping gifted minority high school students pursue higher education.
• RAMM has awarded over 740 scholarships since 1982…totaling over $1,058,050.
• A number of award recipients are first generation college students.
• Up to 20% RAMM Scholars have returned to the Rockford area.
• Professions RAMM scholars have entered: finance, healthcare, law, engineering,
community and social services, education, the arts, medicine, and information