Big DoG Countdown: Sierra College Foundation
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Dozens of local organizations will be participating on May 6th in Placer County's Big Day of Giving. Each day we will be featuring one of the many participating organizations. Follow our daily series highlighting these great local organizations.
Sierra College Foundation
The Sierra College Foundation supports students by funding their pursuit of a higher education, and providing the resources to help guide them toward success. The Foundation is supported by many generous community members, corporations, alumni, staff and faculty who donate their time and financial support to building our campus community.
The Sierra College Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, tax exempt organization that raises money from private donors to support students, college programs and the future of Sierra College. The Foundation was formed in 1972 and incorporated in 1973 with a mission of "giving the community the opportunity to invest in the development of quality educational opportunities for all."
Thanks to the generosity of businesses, individuals and foundation grants, the Sierra College Foundation has grown along with the college. From its early years when it established its first scholarship, the Sierra College Foundation now awards more than 120 student scholarships each year. The Foundation encourages gifts to enhance college programs, for faculty support, and facility growth.
The Sierra College Foundation has assisted thousands of donors in fulfilling their philanthropic desires. Since 1973, more than $1 million in Sierra College Foundation scholarships have been awarded to promising students. Other gifts have enhanced numerous degree and certificate programs offered by Sierra College.
Primary Organization Category
Education / Higher Education
Geographic Area Served
El Dorado County
Complete Profile and Financial Information may be viewed online at Giving Edge
Join us on May 6th and take part in the 24 hour giving challenge to support the many nonprofits in our region.
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