Annual Fund

Supporting students where they learn.


The impact of the Foundation's Annual Fund is evident in every aspect of the college. Contributions are used to support the needs of the college in order to advance its academic mission. Gifts to the Annual Fund provide much-needed dollars for scholarships, faculty and staff development, instructional program development, technology, and equipment.




Gateway Community College Foundation

The Gateway Community College Foundation is an independent, 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation administered by a Board of Directors composed of community leaders representing many walks of life and career pursuits.


Gifts to the Gateway Community College Foundation are tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law and help ensure that Gateway Community College has the resources to remain at the forefront of higher education —and provide opportunities for our students, faculty, staff, and the community.


The Foundation maintains its funds apart from those of the college.  Support for the Foundation may be provided through a variety of giving.opportunities.



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An enduring gift of education.

Endowment gifts, which have the most long-lasting impact, are held in perpetuity, and a portion of their investment income each year is made available to support scholarships, endowed professorships, and program enhancements throughout the College's academic disciplines.



Planned Giving

Impact that lasts a lifetime.

Structuring gifts to support charitable organizations offers the opportunity to make particularly meaningful contributions while meeting personal planning goals, You can maximize the use of resources while preserving financial security and funding organizations, such as Gateway Community College, in which you believe.  Contact us to learn more. 



Ways to Give


Driving academic excellence.

Contributions advance Gateway's academic mission, providing much-needed dollars for scholarships, faculty and staff development, instructional program development, technology, and equipment. The quality and caliber of academic programs make a difference for today's students—and tomorrow's.




Extending opportunity.

Scholarships are often the difference between moving ahead with higher education and the end of the dream of a college education for Gateway Community College students. A range of scholarship opportunities are available to respond to students' needs in academic disciplines that offer the essential classroom experience towards advancing career prospects.



Helping Hands

Making a difference, student by student.

The Helping Hands Fund assists students who are experiencing a short-term financial crisis for which they could not have been prepared, and for which no other resources are available to the student to resolve the immediate crisis. The Fund makes continuing their education possible for the student at a particularly precarious and challenging time.



"Things do not happen.  They are made to happen."


—John F. Kennedy

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Special Events

Activities with purpose.

The Gateway Community College Foundation supports a variety of special events at Gateway, its students, and the community. Learn more about upcoming special events, and ways to support their success.