Celebrating 20 Years

Celebrating 20 years of service to the California Community Colleges.

The Foundation is on a mission to double its impact by 2028. Guided by the California Community Colleges' ambition Vision for Success, our projects and services seek to be at the forefront of innovation and excellence in higher education across five areas of impact: student success, workforce development, equity, community impact, and system support.

We are proud of the pivotal role we play in forging new partnerships and accelerating bold approaches to advance the California Community Colleges and the communities they serve.

As we celebrate the 20th anniversary of our organization, we remain focused on expanding partnerships to increase opportunity and improve outcomes for all Californians through the California Community Colleges. I am honored to work alongside talented teams of professionals to offer a wide-reaching portfolio of programs and services that work to increase systemwide resources, and directly respond to the needs of students, colleges, and the system as a whole.

Keetha Mills, President and Chief Executive Officer

The Learning Technology for Foster Youth Campaign

The Foundation has set up an anniversary fund to support learning technology for foster youth. Called the Learning Technology for Foster Youth campaign, the fund helps to bridge the digital divide for foster youth in California by using collected funds to build technology kits including laptops, wireless hotspots, and informational materials for foster youth students. These kits provide a solid foundation of indispensable technology tools and resources to support foster youth success and invest in more equitable outcomes.

In California less than 3% of foster youth attend a four-year college or university. Foster youth at our California Community College need every opportnity to beat the odds. As a former foster youth, having my own laptop and wireless access made the difference between passing a class or failing. My first laptop was a refurbished laptop that was donated. I still own it. I succeeded because of the generosity and opportunities provided to me.

Daisy Gonzales, Deputy Chancellor

We are encouraging donations of all sizes as we build our culture of giving: $2, $20, $200, $2,000, and beyond. Any amount you give will go to providing the technology foster youth students need for educational success. And thanks to our CollegeBuys aggregate purchasing power, technology will be purchased at a deep discount allowing us to serve more students and making your gift more impactful.

Donations to the fund will be accepted through December 31. We are grateful for any amount you can give to support our students. 


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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 114 colleges and 72 districts, serving 2.1 million students.

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