In a rapidly changing world, we believe in the power of community colleges – and the people and communities they reach and serve – to be the building blocks of a better future.
As the official nonprofit supporting the largest system of higher education in the nation, we serve as a hub for innovation and impact at scale. Join us in transforming lives and whole communities.

Areas of Impact

FoundationCCC operates over 50 innovative programs and services that benefit students, colleges, and communities across six priority areas of impact.

  • Student
    Success

    Accelerating student completion and transfer rates in the California Community Colleges.

  • Workforce
    Development

    Developing a diverse, well-prepared workforce for the California economy.

  • Equity

    Reducing barriers to opportunity for all students through quality basic needs resources and wraparound support.

  • Community
    Impact

    Leveraging the power of California’s community colleges to connect communities with resources and benefits.

  • Climate
    Action

    Shaping a sustainable future for all Californians.

  • System
    Support

    Providing a hub for collaboration and services for efficiency, quality, and reach.

Making a Difference Together

Since 2018, FoundationCCC has been working towards a bold mission to double our impact and find new ways to lift up students, colleges, and communities. With generous support from partners, we’ve been able to expand our programs in meaningful ways.

Together, we can continue to empower individuals and create a ripple effect of positive outcomes that will benefit generations to come.

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Latest News

Student Training & Employment Program (STEP) Announces $10M Awarded to Support Education and Career Pathways for Students with Disabilities
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Student Training & Employment Program (STEP) Announces $10M Awarded to Support Education and Career Pathways for Students with Disabilities

The Foundation for California Community Colleges (FoundationCCC) in partnership with the California Department of Rehabilitation (DOR), has announced $10 million in funds awarded to strengthen educational and career pathways for students with disabilities.

LAUNCH and the Los Angeles Regional Consortium (LARC) Apprenticeship Receives $1.1 million Grant from The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation
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LAUNCH and the Los Angeles Regional Consortium (LARC) Apprenticeship Receives $1.1 million Grant from The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation

The LAUNCH Apprenticeship Network (LAUNCH) is pleased to announce the receipt of a generous $1.1 million grant from The Broad Foundation in support of its work to increase apprenticeship opportunities in the Los Angeles region.

New “Determined Voices” Campaign Launched to Celebrate the Successes of Immigrant Women Across the California Community Colleges
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New “Determined Voices” Campaign Launched to Celebrate the Successes of Immigrant Women Across the California Community Colleges

In alignment with Undocumented Student Action Week (October 16-20, 2023), the Foundation for California Community Colleges (FoundationCCC) has launched a new “Determined Voices: Stories of Immigrant Women” campaign, an 18-month public awareness initiative funded in-part by Michelson Philanthropies.

LAUNCH Apprenticeship Network Partners with Los Angeles Community Colleges to Expand Apprenticeship and Increase Career Opportunities for Californians
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LAUNCH Apprenticeship Network Partners with Los Angeles Community Colleges to Expand Apprenticeship and Increase Career Opportunities for Californians

Today, the LAUNCH Apprenticeship Network (LAUNCH) is excited to announce a new partnership with the Los Angeles Regional Consortium (LARC), a consortium of 19 California community colleges focused on promoting career and technical education.

Nursing Education Investment Grants Program Awards Over $521,000 to Help Educate and Train More Nurses Through the California Community Colleges
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Nursing Education Investment Grants Program Awards Over $521,000 to Help Educate and Train More Nurses Through the California Community Colleges

The Foundation for California Community Colleges’ (FoundationCCC) Nursing Education Investment Grants Program recently announced its awardees for 2023. In total, $521,974 was awarded to campus projects focused on nursing education and training that address academic readiness, holistic admission process, and development of a culturally responsive curriculum.