The Holyoke Community College Foundation is a charitable corporation organized under the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The Foundation, which is fiscally and legally separate from the College, exists for the sole purpose of providing support for programs and activities which enhance the quality of education and expand the educational opportunities for students enrolled at HCC.
In order to achieve this purpose, the Foundation seeks to heighten community awareness of the mission and accomplishments of the College and to secure contributions and bequests which will be used to support academic programs and scholarships.
Foundation activities and resources are managed by a Board of Directors comprised of business and civic leaders who are residents of the Pioneer Valley. Board members, who serve without compensation, bring to the Foundation a community perspective and high level of management and leadership skills. These individuals have a strong interest in the College and are committed to using their talents, energy and influence to generate community support for the College and the Foundation.
The Foundation supports programs and activities which are in keeping with the mission of Holyoke Community College. The Foundation's objectives include, but are not limited to, the following activities and projects: