Capital Community College Foundation advances the academic, economic and personal growth of diverse populations by securing funding to assist the college in achieving its mission and goals through support of programs, scholarships and equipment.
How will Connecticut’s community college consolidation affect your donation?
CCC Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization, with assets overseen by a dedicated Board of Directors. You can rest assured that your donation will have maximum impact on through direct support to Capital students, programs, and initiatives.
Scholarships and Course Materials
Capital students live complex lives often juggling full time employment, family, and community commitments. Surveys conducted on our students indicate that the number one factor impeding our students ability to complete their degrees is financial struggles. They are motivated, recognize the difference having a degree will make in their lives however often don’t have the financial means to stay in school. You can make a huge difference today by providing scholarship assistance to support tuition and fees, textbooks, and emergency micro grants.
Often times what seems to be a temporary small financial hurdle can derail a students path to graduation. Our CCC Emergency Fund is stop gap support to remove these barriers. Items range from purchasing a laptop to paying a utility bill for the month. Staff ensure that in addition to the short term relief, students are connected to resources to stabilize the situation long term.
Tools and Technology
Having access to technology – hardware, software, and internet access – should not be a barrier for our students. The CCC Foundation works to ensure students have the technology needed to be successful in the classroom. If you would like to give to support our technology loan program, you can give to the CCC Foundation Technology Fund. The CCC Foundation will also accept lightly used laptops capable to operating Windows 10 and Office 365, and other current educational software.
It’s easy to become a part of the generous community of staff and faculty who give to CCC Foundation. Employees can make one time donations or give using biweekly payroll deduction. Payroll deduction amounts can be any amount above $2 bi-weekly. Any employee that commits to a donation of $10 or more per pay period for the year will receive a token of appreciation from the CCC Foundation. Employees can designate various funds to donate to – Micro Grants, Equity Center, Hartford Heritage Program, Mentoring Program, Pantry, Scholarship Fund, Nursing Fund, Other.
When I asked why she donates to the CCC Foundation through payroll deduction, professor Michelle White states, “I started giving when I discovered the direct impact that every dollar had on serving our students…I give to the CCC Foundation because our students are worth the investment.”
Interim Director of Institutional Advancement