SRJC Foundation Receives Multiple National Awards for Educational Fundraising

August 27, 2018, Santa Rosa, CA – The Santa Rosa Junior College Foundation has been recognized with several 2018 Educational Fundraising Awards from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE), an international membership association serving educational institutions and advancement professionals. The awards are presented each year to superior fundraising programs at educational institutions across the country.

The SRJC Foundation has been recognized in the following categories:

2018 Sustained Excellence Educational Fundraising

  • The SRJC Foundation was one of just seven community college foundations in the nation, and one of only two in California, to receive this award
  • Thirty-eight public and private colleges and universities across the nation were recognized with this honor

Overall Performance – Public 2-year Institutions

  • The SRJC Foundation was one of only two in California to be recognized
  • Just six institutions across the nation received this award

Overall Improvement – Public 2-year Institutions

  • The SRJC Foundation was the only college foundation in California recognized among the seven winners nationwide

Judges selected winners from among 507 colleges and universities based on many factors, such as the pattern of growth, overall breadth in program areas, evaluation of what contributed to total support, and impact of the 12 largest gifts. The full list of institutional winners can be found here: https://www.case.org/Awards/Educational_Fundraising_Awards.html

“We are honored to receive these awards and thank all our dedicated donors who give so generously to assist SRJC students. The commitment of our community to education and to helping others achieve their academic and career goals is amazing,” said Kate McClintock, Executive Director of the SRJC Foundation.

For more information about the Santa Rosa Junior College Foundation, visit foundation.santarosa.edu or contact Executive Director Kate McClintock at 707-527-4797 or kmcclintock@santarosa.edu.

 

About The Santa Rosa Junior College Foundation

The SRJC Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization founded in 1969, focuses on the critically important task of raising funds to support students and educational programs at Santa Rosa Junior College through its fundraising, investment management and stewardship of funds. The Foundation provides access to high-quality college education through scholarships and other support for students, continuing education and research opportunities for faculty, and funds for instructional equipment and program needs to support the workforce of the future. Generous community support makes it possible for the SRJC Foundation to award the highest number and total amount of student scholarships of any community college in California, and endowment size has earned the Foundation recognition as one of the top in the nation.