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Ways to Give

Ways to Give

FoundationCCC believes that the future depends on providing educational opportunities to all Californians. We work closely with donors and philanthropists to create lasting change. There are many ways to give, including one-time donations of cash or assets, becoming a monthly sustaining donor, or raising donations from your friends and family members.

College of Alameda

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Give an Online Donation

When you donate to FoundationCCC, you are lifting up the lives of all Californians and ensuring a bright future for the students, colleges, and communities we serve. Give now by credit card, Apple Pay, Google Pay, Paypal, Venmo, or bank transfer through our secure online giving site.

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Please send your donation to the Foundation for California Community Colleges, PO Box 744586, Los Angeles, CA 90074-4586. Our tax identification number is 68-0412350. If you would like to direct your gift to a particular area of support, please include a note in the “memo” line of your check.

Investment Giving

Donor Advised Funds

FoundationCCC appreciates donations from Donor Advised Funds (DAFs), which are charitable giving accounts available through many financial institutions. Below are links to many of the most popular foundations offering DAFs, but you can direct the administrator of any DAF to donate directly to the Foundation for California Community Colleges, PO Box 744586, Los Angeles, CA 90074-4586. Our tax identification number is 68-0412350.

IRAs and Retirement Accounts

If you are age 70 ½ , donating directly from your Individual Retirement Account to FoundationCCC could have significant tax advantages. Donations may be made from some other types of retirement accounts, too. Contact your financial advisor or for more information.

Bequest and Trusts

Making a bequest in your will or living trust can be a way of supporting FoundationCCC’s work while maintaining your assets during your lifetime. A bequest can be for a specific dollar amount, a percentage of your estate, or for a particular asset.

Sample language may include: “I, [name], of [city, state ZIP], give, devise and bequeath to the Foundation for California Community Colleges [a specific amount or percentage of your estate or description of property] for its unrestricted use and purpose.

Please contact our Gifts Development Team at for information on charitable remainder trusts and other estate gifts which may provide income during your lifetime and provide a lasting legacy for FoundationCCC.

Fundraising for FoundationCCC

You can set up your own fundraiser benefiting FoundationCCC to celebrate your birthday, honor a new graduate, or commemorate any significant occasion. Just click on the “Start Fundraising” button below and personalize your own fundraising page to share with your friends and family through email and social media.

Columbia College

You can participate:

As an Individual

Sign up to get started right away and fundraise on your own.

By Joining a Team

If your school or business has already created a team, join them to make an even greater impact.

By Creating a Team

Recruit your friends and family to your own team and fundraise together.

Featured Campaign

Student Relief

Use the power of peer-to-peer outreach to help California Community College students experiencing unexpected financial hardships. You can help students persist in meeting their educational goals by fundraising for FoundationCCC’s Student Relief program which provides financial support when students need it most. A grant of as little as $500 can make all the difference to a student experiencing a lost job or other unexpected expenses that threaten their ability to stay in college. Show that you believe in their dream of building a better life for themselves, their families, and their communities by starting your own Student Relief Campaign today.

Start your campaign

We’re here to help. Have questions or want a Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Toolkit? Contact us at

Contact Us

To discuss a donation of any type, please contact Julie Nichols, Senior Director, Development at today.