What Does the Foundation Do for Pierce College?
Through the gifts of friends and donors, the Foundation provides:
- Student scholarships
- State-of-the-art instructional equipment
- Staff and faculty awards
- Faculty professional development
- Emergency funds for students and veterans
- Fine, performing and literary arts scholarships
Support for Students
In 2014-15, the Foundation awarded $192,000 in scholarships to 114 students. Since 1997, the Pierce College Foundation has awarded more than $2 million in scholarships. Additionally, the Foundation gave $13,509 to assist students in emergency situations, and more than $32,000 to support basic needs of students who are veterans and active duty military.
The Pierce College Foundation does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, sex or marital status in administration of its programs, awarding of scholarships, employment or other activities.