About the Foundation

About Us  /  About the Foundation
Benefiting, supporting, and enhancing the California Community Colleges.

Charting a course forward.

Our actions create a ripple effect. When we help foster youth or nursing students stay in school, when we develop new software or purchasing solutions that save time and money for our colleges, when we speak out about the financial needs of our students and the value of a Community College education, we are creating a current of hope—and building momentum for change. In our unique role working with the entire California Community College system, we are making a positive impact that resonates statewide.

As we near the midpoint of our second decade, we are focused on providing centralized support and enhancing our ability to respond quickly to the needs of the system.

Our Strategic Goals

The Foundation’s mission is to benefit, support, and enhance the mission of the California Community College system, the largest higher education system in the nation.

Our alignment with the California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office and the Board of Governors allows us to support students, colleges, college foundations, and the entire system, helping to improve higher education opportunities throughout the state.

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Expand student access, success, and educational and career outcomes through the promotion of student-centered resources and tools.

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Community Colleges

Strengthen Community Colleges by providing access to shared resources, simplified processes, and innovative, scalable, and sustainable programs, services, and solutions.

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Community College Foundations

Promote collaboration among, and bolster the capacity of, Community College-based foundations to support local fundraising efforts.

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The California Community
College System

Further the missions and goals of the California Community Colleges and the statewide Chancellor’s Office by expanding and diversifying resources.

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Foundation Infrastructure

Foster a culture of excellence, integrity, shared leadership, and shared success to provide high-quality infrastructure, elevate the organizational profile, and exceed constituent expectations.

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Double Impact Plan

The Foundation is planning for the future and embarking on a growth-minded mission to "double our impact" by the end of a third decade of service. Read more in our Double Impact Plan. Download >

Brochures and Reports

General Brochure
Read our organizational brochure that provides an introduction to the Foundation and an overview of our goals.
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Who We Are Brochure
Learn more about the communities the Foundation serves and how we operate in this short-form brochure.
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Innovation and Impact Report
Explore the 2020-2021 Innovation and Impact microsite.
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Our Office

1102 Q Street
Suite 4800
Sacramento 95811
Toll Free: 866.325.3222
F: 916.325.0844

Foundation for California
Community Colleges

1102 Q Street, Suite 4800
Sacramento, CA 95811

Toll Free: 866.325.3222
Fax: 916.325.0844

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Supporting our Work

Help the Foundation further its mission to benefit, support, and enhance the California Community Colleges.

The Foundation for California Community Colleges is a 501(c)(3) organization (EIN 68-0412350).

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Who we serve

The Foundation serves as the official foundation supporting the Board of Governors, Chancellor’s Office, and the entire California Community College system, including 116 colleges and 73 districts, serving nearly 2 million students.

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