Innovation Challenge

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Support the Innovation Challenge!

In a time of great change, the challenge is to innovate.

The Foundation for the California Community Colleges is rising to the challenge of these unprecedented times by providing bold, entrepreneurial, and creative solutions to the obstacles facing our communities, our colleges, and our students. Join the Innovation Challenge with your generous contribution today!

Your gift will be a catalyst for student-centered transformative change throughout California’s education systems by building the capacity of the Foundation for action at the moment of opportunity. The Foundation has stepped up and addressed disruptions being experienced throughout the system and statewide. Last year alone, more than $78 million was delivered through programs and services to colleges. With help from our donors, greater than $700 million in endowment, scholarship, emergency aid, and relief dollars were distributed to those in need.  

Your gift today will help the Foundation for California Community Colleges provide innovative solutions and critically needed services to our colleges and students in need.

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Ways to Give

There are many ways to support the FoundationCCC’s Innovation Challenge.

Individual donations make a difference

Your donation will help address challenges our colleges and students face every day. Every dollar makes a difference. Please give generously today online here or by mail to FoundationCCC, ATTN: Resource Development, 1102 Q St., Ste. 4800, Sacramento, CA 95811. Please write in the memo line “Innovation Challenge.”

Foundation giving and donor advised funds

Philanthropic foundations can contact us at to learn how we can partner to create high-impact solutions to the challenges community college students face while pursuing the dream of a college degree or certificate. Donor advised fund holders may direct their gift to the Foundation for California Community Colleges, Attn: Resource Development, 1102 Q St., Ste. 4800, Sacramento, CA 95811. The Foundation for California Community Colleges is a qualified nonprofit organization, tax ID 68-0412350. 

Corporate partnership

Corporate gifts, employer matching gifts, and sponsorships are deeply appreciated. Please contact for more information.

Contact Us

Julie Nichols
Senior Director, Development
T: 310.909.6013 

The tax ID number for the Foundation for California Community Colleges is 68-0412350.

If you prefer to donate by check, please make checks payable to:

Foundation for California Community Colleges
Attn: Resource Development
PO Box 744586
Los Angeles, CA 90074-4586

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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