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Support the College

Each year, hundreds of generous individuals and organizations give of their time and financial resources in support of Community College of Philadelphia. It is this critical support that fulfills our ambition to further student achievement, bring positive change to our communities and ensure that the College continues providing excellent opportunities to students.

We are deeply grateful and proud of our donors who have helped the College's students for almost 50 years. Explore ways to give to the College and learn more about how each gift makes an impact.

Donate today or for more information about supporting the College, please contact the Foundation at 215-751-8042.

About the Foundation

The Community College of Philadelphia Foundation enhances and enriches the educational experiences of Community College of Philadelphia students by providing external resources to support the College's mission. As its private funding development arm, the Foundation seeks to support the College's mission by bringing together community leaders who will serve as ambassadors broadening the College's image community wide. The Foundation serves the College by creating partnerships with individuals, businesses, organizations and foundations to raise private gifts for scholarships, instructional equipment, professional development and capital needs. The Foundation raises funds through its annual fund campaign, special events programs, and individual and corporate solicitations.

The Foundation's mission is to highlight the College's strategic priorities by attracting philanthropic contributions; raising public awareness of the College’s people and programs; and engaging current and former students, faculty, staff and friends to actively participate in the College’s endeavors.

About Institutional Advancement

The Office of Institutional Advancement (IA) is responsible for advancing the College in the areas of: alumni relations/alumni association, annual giving, corporate and foundation giving, public and private grants, capital campaign, major gifts, planned giving, scholarships, and special fundraising events.    

The Community College of Philadelphia Foundation is under the umbrella of the Office of Institutional Advancement, and as such its activities are coordinated and administered through the Office of Institutional Advancement, with the Vice President of Institutional Advancement serving as the Executive Director of the Foundation.