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Join us and help make quality higher education a reality for all Californians.

The California Community Colleges are a pathway to opportunity. Each year, more than two million students pursue certificates, associate or baccalaureate degrees, university transfer pathways, and other skill building opportunities. In close partnership with the Chancellor's Office, the Foundation works to provide students with affordable, accessible, and equitable opportunities in education that support economic and social mobility and better our communities across the state.

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Our Team

For more than 20 years, the Foundation has been committed to excellence in higher education. We look for top talent with deep experience in education, business, philanthropy, technology, policy development, and communications. Collaboratively, we ideate and execute new approaches, replicate promising practices, and bring to scale proven sustainable methods that improve outcomes for students, colleges, and communities. We operate with the student in mind, fueled by the responsibility of making education more equitable.



We invest in action-oriented, passionate individuals with a strong desire to change people's lives for the better. We hold ourselves to high standards, recognizing the work we do has the potential to positively impact the lives of millions through improved access to affordable education.



We believe in the power of innovation, and encourage creativity, collaboration, and entrepreneurship. Our employees are problem-solvers -- we work together to dream up and act on new solutions and respond to the evolving needs of the California Community College and its students.

Shared Leadership

Shared Leadership

Every team member plays an important role in fulfilling our mission and shifting big paradigms in education. We aim to develop and empower leaders at every level. Through shared leadership, decision-making spans all levels, ensuring everyone's voices are heard and contributions recognized.

Professional Development

Professional Development

The Foundation takes a strategic and comprehensive approach to investing in its people. We foster an environment for employee growth, providing diverse opportunities for continued learning, professional development, and advancement.

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Why Choose Us?

We are proud of the role we play in advancing the missions of the California Community Colleges as it achieves the Vision for Success. At the Foundation, you have the opportunity to be a part of the evolution of higher education, helping us build a more just and equitable California.

Diversity and Inclusion

Serving more than 2.1 million students of which 67 percent are from diverse ethnic backgrounds, the California Community Colleges is uniquely positioned to help Californians across all communities improve their social and economic mobility and build a better future for themselves and their families. As the official non-profit auxiliary to the Chancellor's Office, the Foundation is committed to ensuring our staff reflects the diversity of these communities and campuses we serve, and hires individuals with deep understanding of each population's unique needs.

To view the Foundation's 2021-2022 Workforce Diversity Report, click here >


  • Competitive compensation packages, generous Paid Time Off, paid holidays
  • Medical, dental, and vision plans, Flexible Spending Accounts, and Health Savings Accounts (HSA)
  • Professional Development and Tuition Reimbursement Programs
  • CalPERS retirement program and optional 403(b) and 457 Retirement plans

Office Location in Downtown Sacramento

The Foundation is located in Downtown Sacramento, just blocks from California's State Capitol and next door to the R Street Corridor, a vibrant business and residential district that is home to some of the city's best restaurants, shops, entertainment, and arts and design. Our office offers monthly parking and is conveniently located just steps away from the light rain station and resides in an area that's walkable and biking friendly.

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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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