Honoring Scholar-Athletes

 


Welcome to the Northern California Chapter of the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame.  Founded in 1947 by Grantland Rice, General Douglas MacArthur and Colonel Earl (Red) Blaik, The National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame is dedicated to mobilizing the constructive forces of amateur football, at all levels, for the benefit of society as a whole.

The members of The National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame are dedicated to the following principles:

  1. Preserving the spirit of football, its character building attributes and its vital role in the education process.
  2. Fostering the use of these attributes and their vital role in the development of scholarship and leadership.
  3. Recognizing and honoring accomplishments both on and off the playing field.
  4. Providing permanence to the history of these accomplishments.

Today, The National Football Foundation with more than 8,000 members in 119 chapters throughout the United States - conducts the following major programs that make significant contributions toward these goals:

In addition, our Northern California chapter supports the following local programs in Northern California: