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The Foundation Exists to Support CCD & Its Students

Scholarships

Currently, the CCD Foundation is focusing support on scholarships, student support services and the campaign for its Advanced Manufacturing Center.

The CCD Foundation appreciates the strong support it receives for sponsored scholarships and the individual donations that supplement them. Foundation scholarships include First Generation Scholarships for students who are the first in their family to attend college and Open Door Scholarships for undocumented students committed to contributing to society and the economy. Sponsored scholarship supporters are:

Assistance League of Denver

Provides scholarships to 10-20 students, primarily single working parents attending school to make a better life for themselves and their families.

Daniels Fund

Funds Boundless Opportunity Scholarships for non-traditional adults entering or returning to college, Juvenile justice youth and returning military.

Denver Scholarship Foundation

Provides full scholarships to graduates of Denver Public Schools who attend CCD full-time and maintain strong academic achievement (2.75+ GPA).

Foundation for Colorado Community Colleges Matching Grants Program

Supports the community college foundations by securing grants from national and large local foundations. The CCD Foundation raises matching funds to qualify for scholarship support from:

  • The Anschutz Foundation
  • Credit Union of Colorado
  • The Helen K. & Arthur E. Johnson Foundation
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • State of Colorado (Race to the Top Early Childhood Education)
  • Stone Family Foundation
  • Thomas Grimshaw

Herbert & Judy Paige Foundation

Funds scholarships for 50 percent of tuition, fees and books for students in STEM or business programs that intend to transfer to a four-year institution.

Kingdom Enlightenment Fund

Assists 10-20 students/year who have financial need.

Oneta E. Hollowell Memorial Scholarship

Annually assists one student enrolled in CCD’s early childhood education program.

WIN Veterans Scholarships

Assists veterans with financial support and gaining workforce skills.

Women With a Cause Foundation

Provides single mothers in CCD’s Dental Hygiene Program with substantial financial and mentoring support.

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