Foundation LogoThe Merced College Foundation was established in 1973 to encourage private philanthropic support for Merced College. Our donors provide scholarships for students and have made significant gifts in support of various programs and services, including contributions to instructional and library materials, facilities improvements, and grants for professional development opportunities for faculty and staff.  Our efforts are linked to the educational planning and funding needs of Merced College.

The Foundation is a 501 (c) 3 tax exempt organization. All donations to the Foundation go to the direct support of the college. No administrative fees are deducted from charitable contributions.

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