PCC Foundation Expands Fundraising and College’s Scope

Executive Director Bobbi Abram and Jack Scott
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Pasadena City College Foundation Executive Director Bobbi Abram and Jack Scott, former PCC president, have successfully led the ambitious “Impact Campaign,” raising $16 million for four initiatives: scholarships, career and technical education, arts and athletics. Scott has chaired the five-year campaign whose initial goal was $10 million.

With the Pasadena City College Foundation on the cusp of completing an ambitious, multimillion-dollar fundraising campaign, the San Gabriel Valley’s largest community college is assured of continuing to impact lives and serve as graduates’ bridge to an evolving economy for many generations to come, foundation members said recently.
With an initial goal of $10 million when it kicked off in late 2014, PCC’s first-of-its-kind “Impact Campaign” has now raised about $16 million, which will be dedicated to four major initiatives to improve outcomes for its 29,000 students: scholarships, career and technical education, arts and athletics.
The campaign’s success will improve programs not supported by the college’s operational budget, like the resurfacing of the athletic field, engaging internship opportunities for continuing students or strengthening chances at employment for those graduating. Continue reading “PCC Foundation Expands Fundraising and College’s Scope”

Pasadena City College Foundation Welcomes Four New Board Members

A volunteer board of civic leaders guides and governs the Pasadena City College Foundation as it pursues its mission to make higher education accessible to all. The board of directors welcomed four new members this fall, a time of high ambition for the foundation as it launches its first-ever major gifts campaign. During their three-year terms, the new board members will help marshal support for the Impact Campaign, which aims to raise $10-$12 million to secure the future of PCC and the surrounding region.
Joining the board:
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