Mission: Clark college foundation inspires the joy of philanthropy in support of student success and program excellence at clark college.
Programs: General and vocational program and capital support from the foundation increases the level of excellence in clark college programs. Expenditures included software and computer upgrades, early childhood education facility improvements, dental hygiene facility renovations and upgraded equipment, culinary arts equipment, technology upgrades, and nursing equipment. In addition, all college faculty and staff were provided with opportunities for professional development and continuing education.
scholarships provide funds to over 400 clark college students. Scholarships support students in reaching their educational goals and in many cases, make it possible for many students to receive a college education they could not otherwise afford. The foundation ensures guidelines established for each scholarship fund are followed in awarding scholarships.
direct program restricted expenditures for clark college include support for art, athletics, automotive technology, business, dental hygiene, diesel, humanities, social science, electronics, engineering technology, international programs, library, e-learning, machining, math, music, nursing, orchestra, pharmacy tech, photography, medical radiography, child and family studies, and theatre. Funding originates from endowment distributions as well as current gifts to specific departments and programs.
other program expenditures include capital expenditures on behalf of clark college, scholarship management services, investment management services for over 200 endowments supporting scholarships and college programs, and expenditures in support of fostering positive relationships between clark college and the community.