Brian Vargas

Program Manager (YFC)


Brian helps YFC partners with grant paperwork and organization; making sure they have everything they need to submit a successful grant report. Brian has extensive history working with nonprofits and he is passionate about supporting nonprofits as they access a seat at the table with funders – and help them do what they do best without feeling overwhelmed by administrative requirements.

What high school did you attend and in what city?

Armijio High School Fairfield, CA

What song motivates you to jump out of bed in the morning?

What after school programs, or activities did you participate in while in high school?

I was president of International Club.

What 3 words would you use to describe yourself?

  • Family-oriented
  • Fast-learner
  • Passionate

Who are your favorite people, groups, or organizations to follow on social media?

  • Peter McKinnon
  • Matti Haapoja
  • Kfir Ochaion

Please define what it means to you to be a HOPE dealer.

Being a HOPE dealer means that I am responsible for giving people that chance/opportunity they need to make a change. I have a duty to be that one person who believed and pushed them to achieve their goals.