Funding Priorities

The Foundation seeks private support from individuals, corporate and foundation partners to support the priority initiatives of DCCCD and its seven colleges.


LevelUp Scholarship

Help put adults on the pathway to an in-demand career immediately after they complete their studies.

Worried female student

Emergency Aid Fund

Help students who are on the verge of suspending their educational pursuits when financial emergencies arise.


Culinary student in the kitchen

Food & Hospitality Institute

Help expand the Food & Hospitality Institute at El Centro College to meet industry and workforce demands.


Student receiving assistance at food pantry.

Food Pantries

Help ensure DCCCD food pantries have the resources they need to feed our students throughout the year.

Early Childhood

Early Childhood Education

Help expand Early Childhood Education across the colleges of DCCCD in order to meet education, community and workforce gaps.


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Other Funding Opportunities

Learn about other funding opportunities including the DCCCD STEM Institute, Health Careers Resource Center (HCRC) and the Rising Star Program.