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.

Food and Hospitality Institute student in front of pots and pans stand

Culinary, Pastry and Hospitality

Help expand the Culinary, Pastry and Hospitality Program at El Centro College to meet industry and workforce demands.

By the Numbers


In scholarships and grants awarded yearly


Private dollars secured since Foundation's inception


People trained and educated since DCCCD's inception

Jason Bolds Brookhaven college auto body student.

Jason Bolds

Eastfield College

Jason returned to school to pursue his passion in the automotive industry.


Photo of Kyndale Chamberlain

Kyndale Chamberlain

Cedar Valley College

Kyndale fulfilled her immediate career goal of becoming a licensed veterinary technician.

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Veronica Sanders

El Centro College

Mother of three finds her passion in Interior Design at El Centro College.