Community Housing Improvement Systems and Planning Association - CHISPA

Community Housing Improvement Systems and Planning Association, Inc. (CHISPA) is the “largest private, nonprofit housing developer based in Monterey County.” CHISPA has, since its incorporation in 1980, “built and renovated 2,493 single-family homes and apartments for low income and moderate income people in Monterey, San Benito, and Santa Crus Counties.” For more information about CHISPA please visit:


The CHISPA endowed scholarship, established in 2010 will benefit low-income students for many years. Every year, a CHISPA Scholarship(s) will be awarded to a deserving student and will bring them one step closer to their educational goals. CHISPA’s gift will have a significant impact in the lives of current and future Hartnell students.