Red Rocks Community College Foundation
The Red Rocks Community College Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization devoted to supporting Red Rocks Community College in its commitment to students, learning, and excellence. Through a variety of programs and initiatives, the Foundation provides more than $500,000 in support to the College each year. In addition to its flagship programs: Scholarships, Mini-grants, and the Teaching Chair award, the Foundation responds to the needs of the institution on an ongoing basis by supporting faculty and staff in developing external resources to support their program excellence through the establishment of program designated funds.
The Red Rocks Community College Foundation was established in 1993 with the vision of addressing the financial barrier by helping students of all income levels have access to higher education. Now more than a decade later, the Foundation has awarded in excess of $3.7 million in scholarships and $3.4 million for other RRCC programs. Scholarship support alone has assisted nearly 2,500 students meet their educational and life goals.
Thanks to the generous support of hundreds of donors, the Foundation will continue to work to ensure that our community has access to high quality educational programs that are relevant and affordable.(Voted 2013 Best of the Best Local Non-Profit by the readers of the Arvada Press, Golden/Foothills Transcript, Lakewood Sentinel and the Wheat Ridge Transcript! Read more.)
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