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About CCD

Through innovation, open exploration of ideas and preparation of a well-trained workforce, CCD enriches a vibrant local economy. Programs that promote access—as well as academic and personal success for under-served students—are the basis of CCD operations.
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“The big goal for me is to work in public health and make dental hygiene more accessible to everyone.”
Yullhae Rivera, The Herbert and Judy Paige Family Foundation & CCD Health Sciences Scholarship Recipient
“Having scholarships really alleviates a financial stress in terms of paying for books and tuition, and I don’t have to worry about what classes I want to take.”
Sergio Alvarado, Colorado Opportunity Scholarship Initiative (COSI) Recipient
“Scholarships have changed my life dramatically and now I don’t have to worry about how I’m going to pay for books or my classes!”
Charlene West, Western Union Foundation & Kingdom Enlightenment Scholarship Recipient
“It can be hard to pay for college and support a family. This
scholarship covers my biggest college costs like tuition and fees”
Diana Freyta, Displaced Aurarian Scholarship Recipient

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Your investment in CCD students is not only an investment in their future, but also in our community and economy.
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The Numbers

74%

Percentage of part-time CCD students attending college while working to financially support themselves and their families.

60%

Percentage of CCD students who are Pell Grant eligible, a common measure of financial need.

63%

Percentage of CCD students who are the first generation in their family to attend college.

417

The number of scholarships awarded from the CCD Foundation.

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Lost High-School Graduate Discovers Passion at Community College of Denver

After struggling at a four-year university, Frank Wentworth found himself at CCD. After high school graduation, Frank Wentworth felt aimless, unsure of what he wanted to do with his life. He searched for his purpose at a four-year college but found it wasn’t for him. He obtained a good job [...]

How One CCD Graduate Is Giving Back

CCD Alumnus Jermaine Amado develops a scholarship for a student studying photography. This year, one deserving student will receive the J Amado Photography Scholarship.

CCD Foundation Celebrates Its Fourth Annual Breakfast of Champions Honoring Three Community Partners

At its fourth annual Breakfast of Champions scholarship celebration, the CCD Foundation celebrated honored and connected scholarship donors to current CCD scholarship recipients.

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