‘B’ BOLD Internship Award Program

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‘B’ BOLD: Building Bridges through Outreach Leadership Development

The Allen Peters Baldwin ‘B’ BOLD Internship Award Program is an initiative created by Clearinghouse CDFI and inspired by the values of the B Corp community to build bridges that empower and develop the next generation.

Clearinghouse CDFI, with the support and generosity of its community partners, offers this summer internship program for college-bound high school juniors and seniors from low-income families.

‘B’ BOLD Program Goal

The purpose of the program is to invest in tomorrow’s leaders. Interns will gain exposure to a professional setting, receive real life job skills, and access to positive role models. The Allen Peters Baldwin ‘B’ BOLD Internship Award Program will help empower youths from low-income areas that do not have access to the same resources and opportunities.

2016-2019 ‘B’ BOLD Internship Award Program Recap

Internship Summary

Clearinghouse CDFI is offers two (2) part-time, paid summer internship positions (6-8 weeks long) to high school juniors or seniors from low-income families in Orange County. The internship takes place during the summer, depending on intern availability. Upon completion of the internship program and enrollment in a college, interns receive a college scholarship of $2,000 each.

This internship is an opportunity to explore a career within the community development industry. Interns experience different departments at Clearinghouse CDFI, depending on availability and interest, including business development, underwriting, finance, marketing, and impact. They are given a unique insight into Clearinghouse’s business practices, as well as its triple bottom line that serves people, profit, and the planet.

Program Eligibility
2019 Applications are Closed.
Next Round Opens in Spring 2020!

  1. Must be a junior or senior in high school by Fall 2020
  2. Must have at least a 3.0 GPA
  3. Must be from a low-income family*

*Low-income status depends on the household size as determined by the table below. A student is considered to be from a low-income family if the student’s family annual income is at or lower than the levels stated below.

 2019 Low-Income Table – Orange County, CA – Will be Updated for Spring 2020 Applications
# of Persons in Household 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Low-income Level $61,250 $70,000 $78,750 $87,450 $94,450 $101,450 $108,450 $115,450


Clearinghouse CDFI is proud to dedicate the B BOLD Internship Award Program to Allen Peters Baldwin for his commitment to helping low-income families through Orange County Community Housing Corporation – SteppingUP. Mr. Baldwin embodies the spirit of the ‘B’ BOLD program with his ongoing dedication to serving others.

Updates & Inquiries

Please email BBoldInternship@clearinghousecdfi.com with questions or concerns.