Our Foundation

The North Carolina Community Colleges Foundation is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization founded in 1986 to support the mission of the NC Community College System.

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Championing more community, economic, and workforce development value for the state of North Carolina.

What we do:

The Foundation stewards the endowment, manages several scholarships and awards that honor excellence, raises awareness and funds to advance the System’s impact, and supports public-private partnership programs that spark innovation.

Where we are going:

The Foundation is engaged in a strategic planning process that will culminate in a comprehensive campaign to drive more student, college, employer, and system success; and deliver more community, economic, and workforce development value for the state.




Community College Students Benefiting from the System and Foundation


Scholarships, Awards, and Partnership Programs

Board of Directors

Meet the Directors of our Board who govern and lead all aspects of the Foundation.

Executive Director

As the Foundation’s executive director, Katie Loovis helps the Foundation remain aligned and supports the System’s mission of opening the door to high-quality, accessible educational opportunities for all North Carolinians.

Support the Foundation

When you donate to the Foundation, you help us provide better access to education and a better workforce for North Carolina.

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