The Community College of Allegheny County provides a supportive and transformative learning environment that prepares graduates to meet critical needs in the region’s workforce.
At CCAC, we believe that life outside the classroom is an important part of your college experience. Each CCAC campus has a variety of activities to enhance your lifestyle – including athletics, cultural events and personal development seminars.
The CCAC Educational
Foundation is the fundraising and benefactor arm of the college. It seeks to
create vital connections between the college and the wider community
to ensure the ongoing viability of the college.
The CCAC Educational Foundation relies upon the support of a
loyal community of former students and friends who enthusiastically
participate in the ongoing growth and development of the College by
contributing their time, energy and financial resources. The
Foundation helps to identify and channel the interests and
resources of donors to the initiatives most in need of their
Levels of Giving
Donors are recognized annually in the Foundation's CCAC Connections
newsletter. If you wish to make a gift to the Annual Fund and designate it
to one of these categories, please send a check payable to:
CCAC Educational Foundation808 Ridge Avenue
Byers Hall Room 102
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
The CCAC Educational Foundation is a 501(c)(3) charitable
organization. Gifts are tax deductible as permitted by
Gifts to the annual fund support the following priorities:
Alumni Scholarship FundThe Alumni Scholarship Fund was established to fulfill the
desire of CCAC graduates to help future generations of CCAC
students. This effort focuses on aiding the children of CCAC alumni
who are following in their parent's footsteps by pursuing an
education at CCAC. The fund will award up to three $1,000
scholarships, which may be used for expenses related to education
such as tuition, fees and books.
GAP ScholarshipsThe CCAC GAP Scholarship is designed to increase student
learner success by providing financial assistance to learners who
are not eligible for state or federal financial aid. The award of
up to $500 per semester provides support to learners encountering
unforeseen personal circumstances which may prohibit them from
continuing their education at CCAC. A candidate may reapply in
Circumstances may vary widely that require a student to apply
for the CCAC GAP Scholarship. These circumstances may include such
varied events as the loss of a job halfway through a final
semester, the sudden inability to afford child care required to
attend classes, or being able to afford tuition but having
difficulty financing the purchase of books.
Area of Greatest NeedThis fund helps the College overcome unplanned critical
challenges that arise.