Celebrating 20 Years

Reach. Invest. Succeed. Earn. (RISE) Financial Pathways is a non-profit organization offering comprehensive and innovative ways to build wealth for historically underserved residents and small business owners. We serve low-moderate income communities throughout L.A. County.

Since 1992

The organization provides commercial lending opportunities – including micro loans, peer lending, and small business loans – along with business training, asset development programs, and banking programs. RISE has served nearly 100,000 low income clients since its inception in 1992.

RISE Unveiling & Economic Forecast

Taste of MicroenterpriseOctober 17th, 2013
Come join us for food, the unveiling of our new name and an economic forecast.

Our Micro-Biz Snapshot Infographic


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Women C.E.O.’s | Making a Difference in Southern California Hospitals | The Photos

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Women CEO’s: Making a Difference in Southern California Hospitals


“Women CEO’s: Making a Difference in Southern California Hospitals”

Dear R.I.S.E. Financial Pathways Partners and Friends,

It is with excitement and enthusiasm that we introduce to you our inaugural event,

“Women CEO’s:  Making a Difference in Southern California Hospitals”!

We will honor and salute:

Dr. Margaret R. Peterson, PHD, RN, CEO, Dignity Health-California Hospital Medical Center

Downtown Los Angeles

Dr. Elaine Batchlor, MD, MPH, CEO, Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital

Los Angeles, CA

Alice Cheng, President and CEO, Beverly Hospital

Montebello, CA

Linda Bradley, JD, CEO, Centinela Hospital Medical Center

Inglewood, CA


These powerful women will discuss their vision for healthcare delivery in Southern California, one of the most complex delivery systems in the world.  Val Zavala of KCET will serve as moderator for this unique program.

On behalf of our Board of Directors and Staff, please join us at this event by becoming a Sponsor!  We are certain that you will both gain new knowledge about the healthcare system that we are all connected to, and enjoy the opportunity to meet these amazing women.  For your review, I have attached the formal invitation letter, sponsorship levels and reservation form.  Please share this information with your colleagues, business associates and friends, we want to sell out!

We hope you will join us at this landmark event, and look forward to speaking with you soon, we will follow-up with a phone call!

With Best Regards,

Forescee Hogan-Rowles

Please review the attachments below:

Hospital CEO Sponsor Event Form June 2015

Healthcare Reservation Form July 2015

Hospital CEO Event Highlights June 2015

Planet 100: Empowering Women With Design and Micro Enterprise



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POWER LUNCHEON 2015 Sponsorship Levels


The Walt Disney Concert Hall

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Reception and Silent Auction: 11:00am – 12:00pm

Luncheon/ Program: 12:00pm– 2:00pm


Event Sponsor:                                                                                  $30,000

  • Table of 12 – Premier Seating
  • Program Participation
    • Welcoming Address
    • Introduction of Keynote Speaker
  • Special Acknowledgement during the Luncheon Program
  • Corporate Logo on Red Carpet Step & Repeat
  • Photo Opportunity with the Keynote Speaker & Honorees
  • Acknowledgement of Lead Sponsorship on ALL Event Marketing Materials:
    • RISE Website
    • Invitation
    • E-Blasts
    • All Social Media Outlets
    • Media & PR Releases
  • Corporate Logo and Link on RISE Website for One Year
  • Listing on Honorary Committee

Reception Sponsor:                                                                      $20,000

  • Table of 10 – Preferred Seating
  • Program Participation
    • Presentation of Small Business Award
  • Photo Opportunity with the Keynote Speaker & Honorees
  • Acknowledgement during the Luncheon Program
  • Listing on Honorary Committee


Platinum Circle Sponsor:                                                              $15,000

  • Table of 10 – Preferred Seating
  • Program Participation
  • Listing on Honorary Committee


Partner:                                                                             $10,000

  • Table of 10 – Priority Seating
  • Listing on Honorary Committee


Investor:                                                                            $  5,000   

  • Table of 8
  • Listing on Honorary Committee


Shareholder:                                                                               $  3,000

  • Table of 8
  • (Non-profit rate @ $ 1,500)


Individual Seating:                                                                      $     300

(Non-profit rate @ $ 150)


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RISE strengthens neighborhoods

Its programs have resulted in nearly $14 million in economic activity and the retention and creation of thousands of jobs. The transformative power of RISE’s services – combined with its clients’ enterprise and hard work – improves the financial standing of individuals, launches and sustains small businesses, and generates economic activity that strengthens entire neighborhoods.

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