Walter S. Johnson Foundation Receives 2018 Bernard Osher Philanthropist of the Year Award

November 16, 2018

 Press Release

The Walter S. Johnson Foundation has been named the 2018 Bernard Osher Philanthropist of the Year, recognizing more than $5.5 million in support to project and programs benefiting the California Community Colleges.

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Dr. Yasmin Davidds Joins the Foundation for California Community Colleges' Board of Directors

November 15, 2018

 Press Release

Dr. Yasmin Davidds, Founder and CEO of the Multicultural Women’s Executive Leadership Institute and Founder and President of the Women’s Institute of Negotiation, has joined the Foundation for California Community Colleges Board of Directors. The appointment to a four-year term was approved yesterday during a meeting of the California Community Colleges Board of Governors. 


Walmart Provides Grant to Help Fund Online Community College

October 9, 2018

 Press Release

Today, the Foundation for California Community Colleges announced a nearly $2.4 million grant from Walmart and the Walmart Foundation. Funding will support work for California's Online Community College, a competency-based model of online education that leverages technology to create opportunities for economic mobility and move adult workers in California toward higher wages through access to education and training.

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Walmart aims nearly $4 million in grants at adult education

October 9, 2018

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Walmart and the Walmart Foundation announced nearly $4 million in grants for three organizations that are working to provide under-served adults access to learning and training.

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Walmart backs courses for retail workers at California's new online community college

October 9, 2018

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Walmart and its foundation contributed nearly $2.4 million to spur development of courses at California’s new online community college to train retail workers to become supervisors.

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California Community College Students Gain Access to Mobile Payment Tech

September 13, 2018

 News Article

The Foundation for California Community Colleges' purchasing program, CollegeBuys, has entered into a five-year partnership with Nelnet Campus Commerce to offer the company's mobile-friendly payment processing solutions across the community college system's 115 institutions.

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With a Year of Crisis Text Line Data, California Community Colleges Launch Mental Health Program

August 3, 2018

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Data from the success of the Foundation's partnership with Crisis Text Line brings additional mental health support efforts to California Community College students.

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Three New Members Join Foundation Board of Directors

May 15, 2018

 Press Release

The California Community Colleges Board of Governors approved the appointment of three new members to the Board of Directors for the Foundation for California Community Colleges: Dr. Frank Gornick, Ferial Govashiri, and Geneve Villacres. 

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Patrick Mulvaney Joins the Foundation for California Community Colleges' Board of Directors

January 16, 2018

 Press Release

Renowned Sacramento restaurateur Patrick Mulvaney has joined the Foundation for California Community Colleges’ (Foundation) Board of Directors. The appointment to a four-year term was approved today during a meeting of the California Community Colleges Board of Governors. 

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