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AVѧԺ Foundation is committed to aligning with AVѧԺ’s vision: Student success for all while closing the equity and achievement gaps. Students often struggle, and financial limitation is the biggest hurdle to student success. Help our students overcome this hurdle by donating today.
We’re collecting items for the Basic Needs Center, including food, hygiene items, and school supplies.
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AVѧԺ Foundation News
AVѧԺ Foundation Continues to Raise the Bar in Supporting Local Students through its Basic Needs Center while Naming a New Foundation President and Directors AVѧԺ Foundation (SCF) began Academic Year 23-24 with some exciting changes and additions to its Board, while receiving a $100,000 grant from Sutter Health for its Basic Needs Center.…
Fall 2023 semester instruction at AVѧԺ began on August 21 with increased enrollment and a new instructional building, Building Q, made possible by the community’s support for Measure E.
The AVѧԺ Board of Trustees is deeply saddened to announce the passing of valued colleague and AVѧԺ Trustee, Nancy Palmer. As a long-time Grass Valley resident and community leader, Trustee Palmer was inspired to run for the AVѧԺ Board of Trustees after the community groundbreaking of the college’s Nevada County Campus. Having…
AVѧԺ Foundation (SCF) closes out Academic Year 22-23 with its momentous Scholarship Celebration. The Foundation awarded nearly $350,000 to over 200 local students to help pay for school year 2023-24.
AVѧԺ Foundation announced it was awarded its first national grant: a prestigious $125,000 Hearst Foundation Grant to help adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities integrate into the mainstream economy and maintain an independent lifestyle.
AVѧԺ Breaks Ground on Affordable Student Housing with Support from the State of California and Local Donors
AVѧԺ broke ground today on a campus-changing student housing complex that when completed will provide housing for more than 350 students. Construction of the student housing project is made possible through funding from the State of California and AVѧԺ general funds. Through careful planning, the monthly rent for most students will be substantially below market…
AVѧԺ Foundation (SCF) announced it awarded $300,000 in scholarships in 2022. As an organization, SCF serves as the advancement office for AVѧԺ and is committed to aligning with AVѧԺ’s mission: Student success for all while closing equity and achievement gaps.
Safe Credit Union jumpstarts AVѧԺ’s $20,000 Valor Career Pathway Program to help military veterans.
Learn more about the students who have been recipients of our giving programs, our alumni, and what inspires our donors to financially support AVѧԺ.
Jason Davidson is Captain of the Nevada County Consolidated Fire Department, and a AVѧԺ 2006 alum who benefitted from a AVѧԺ education.
Since 1973, AVѧԺ Foundation has supported students by funding their pursuits of higher education and providing resources to help guide them toward success while assisting thousands of donors in fulfilling their philanthropic desires.
Gifts to AVѧԺ Foundation are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. The contribution deductible for tax purposes is limited to the amount that exceeds the value of any goods and services received by the donor. Tax ID #23-7241877