Advancing educational opportunities for students through the benefits of participating
in athletics at the middle school, high school, and collegiate levels.
The Power of Gen is the driving force behind the Foundation and is defined by our student athletes
Passionate. Committed. Supportive.
Determined. Dedicated. Compassionate. Driven. Hardworking. Maximizers of Potential. Loyal. Team First.
The Gen Giammanco Foundation provides financial support to deserving college bound student athletes who exhibit the passion and commitment to achieve their dreams of both scholastic and
We also support middle and high school athletic programs through our Gen’s Schools Program to enhance student participation in healthy activities.
Since it's inception in 2011, the Gen Giammanco Foundation has awarded over $400,000! It is the overriding mission of the Giammanco Foundation to reach as many student athletes as possible in their pursuit of scholastic and athletic success.
100% of donations received through ongoing private donations, grants, sponsorships, and annual fundraisers are given to deserving student athletes.
"I am so honored to be receiving this scholarship. Playing collegiate volleyball has always been a dream of mine, and I would like to thank you on behalf of every student athlete that has received this scholarship. Gen’s legacy will live on through each of us and the future athletes to come."
Kaila Uota, CSUMB, Volleyball, Salinas High School 2019
"I have known for a long time that I was meant to be a Chico State Wildcat, and I am so thankful for the Gen Giammanco Foundation in being able to help me achieve here, both in the classroom and on the volleyball court."
- Ellie Larronde, Chico State
Thank you for your continued support of Cowboy Athletics. Our aquatics programs of boys & girls swimming, diving & water polo have over 200 athletes every year, and they are all excited for the new boards.
Patty Lamar - Athletics Director, Salinas High School.