PVCC Educational Foundation Impact

We are focused on helping all students to realize their full potential as individuals, make better lives for themselves and their families, and contribute to the communities where they live and work. And YOU help make that happen!

Each year, PVCC benefits from the philanthropy of friends and supporters who are critical partners in our success. Gifts to the PVCC Educational Foundation enable the College to change the lives of students, meet local workforce development needs, and enhance the quality of life in our region.

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A glimpse at your impact in 2022

Came together to make incredible things happen for PVCC.

Given in all sizes by individuals, businesses, and foundations.

Provided financial support for scholarships and financial assistance, facilities enhancements, program expansion, student success initiatives, professional development for faculty and staff and more. 

THANKS TO YOU, PVCC students are able to achieve their dreams!

"My degree from PVCC will allow me to create a life that would otherwise be impossible. I'm a first-generation college student and no one in my family has been able to live comfortably for generations. My aspirations are to create a substantive life doing what I love and allow my family to experience prosperity. Your contributions to the Educational Foundation quite literally allow people, who would otherwise not be able, to create a new life for themselves and their families."

-Samuel H., scholarship recipient

THANKS TO YOU, PVCC achieved new and exciting milestones in the past year!

Foundation Board Members at Bolick Center Groundbreaking
PVCC broke ground on the Woodrow W. Bolick Advanced Technology and Student Success Center, which will enable PVCC to transform the delivery of instruction and support services for students. 


Group of PVCC Students
PVCC expanded the PVCC4U. 100%! Tuition Assistance Program, enabling over 500 students to receive $800,000 in financial assistance to cover the full costs of their tuition and fees.


Group of PVCC Students
PVCC created and expanded new academic and workforce programs in nursing, medical lab technician, software development, and more; helping to connect students to meaningful and rewarding careers.
President Friedman with Student
 PVCC launched the Frank Friedman Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, enabling student success by ensuring that faculty have the resources to be exceptional teachers.


Group of PVCC Students
Employee innovation grants funded by the Educational Foundation helped faculty and staff bring new ideas to the classroom to increase student success.
Students working in PVCC Student Financial Resource Center
The PVCC Student Financial Resource Center helped students overcome financial hardships that put them at risk of continuing their education. 

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