2014 -15 Foundation Highlights

  • $2,973,693 raised to support students and programs at Cabrillo College
  • 3,677 donors contributed
  • $23 million endowment, providing permanent funding for scholarship and student support

The Cabrillo College Foundation was established in 1965 as a non-profit, tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organization (Federal Tax ID: 94-6121953). The foundation is further classified as a public charity as described in sections 509(a)(1) and 170(b)(1)(A)(vi) of the Internal Revenue Code (see attached). The foundation’s mission is to provide aid supplementary to public tax dollars for the support and benefit of Cabrillo College.


  • For 2014-15 raised $2,973,693, ranking among the top for fundraising among California community colleges
  • $23 million endowment
  • $1,075 scholarships awarded, totaling $796,304 in student scholarships
  • #1 in the nation for total gifts from parent donors

There are many ways you can give to Cabrillo College – donations to the Annual Fund and The President’s Circle, planned gifts through the Heritage Club, Scholarships to Departments, Faculty Grants for Student Success, Women’s Educational Success,  Cabrillo Advancement Program (CAP), and more. Choose one of these avenues to help Cabrillo College and our students thrive.

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