The Foundation for Colorado Community Colleges

The Foundation for Colorado Community Colleges seeks to advance the mission, vision, goals, and objectives of the Colorado Community College System. Specifically, the Foundation actively seeks contributions from public and private sources to make scholarships available statewide, advance key programmatic initiatives, provide training and support for CCCS college foundations, and develop partnerships with community stakeholders to implement state of the art programs that meet the workforce needs of the 21st century.

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Foundation Initiatives and Scholarships



The Campaign for Colorado Community Colleges

In January 2013, the Foundation for Colorado Community Colleges launched the Campaign for Colorado Community Colleges. The campaign is a $10 million initiative that is dramatically increasing the number and size of student scholarship support available, enabling our students to enroll and continue their studies. As of June 30, 2016, the campaign stands at roughly $7.5 million.



Last Mile Scholarship

Last Mile Scholarships are intended for students who are close to completing an Associate Degree but need financial assistance to overcome a financial obstacle or hardship to graduate.  The scholarships are available to students at any of the Colorado Community College System’s (CCCS) 13 colleges. Full requirements are available at the Financial Aid Office of each institution.



Thomas T. Grimshaw Scholarship

The Foundation for Colorado Community Colleges is pleased to announce the Thomas T. Grimshaw Scholarship, offered to students enrolled at any of the 13 colleges of the Colorado Community College System for classes beginning in the Fall of 2015. Grimshaw Scholarship details.



Credit Union of Colorado Scholarship

Each year the Credit Union of Colorado, in conjunction with the Foundation for Colorado Community Colleges, offers scholarships to students enrolled at any of the 13 colleges of the Colorado Community College System. Credit Union of Colorado Scholarship details.



The Stone Family Scholarship

The Foundation for Colorado Community Colleges is pleased to offer the Stone Family Scholarship.  To apply for this need-based scholarship, please contact your college’s foundation.