OVER $7 MILLION ENDOWMENT TO SUPPORT THE COLLEGE

AWARDS $235,000 IN SCHOLARSHIPS EACH YEAR

SUPPORTS OVER 75 CAMPUS PROJECTS AND INITIATIVES

The Los Angeles Valley College (LAVC) Foundation is a
501 (c)(2) non-profit auxiliary organization formed to generate
support for Los Angeles Valley College.

Who We Are

Learn more about the Foundation’s mission and history and meet our Board of Directors.

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What We Do

The Foundation provides scholarships and opportunities to LAVC students so that they continue to excel in their educational careers.

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Ways To Give

The Foundation recognizes a variety of donation methods, including Unrestricted and Restricted Gifts, Naming Opportunities, and Endowments.

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Newsletters & Publications

2021 Foundation Annual Report (PDF)

Board Meetings

Board of Directors Meeting Agenda for February 27, 2024 (PDF)
Join us for our next meeting scheduled for February 27, 2024 at 6:00 p.m. in ACA 2505. For connection information, contact Ronya Waters at [email protected].

Our Foundation Has:

  • Raised more than $20 million cumulatively over the past 23 years to assist programs and students
  • Awards over 175 scholarships and student stipends annually
  • Raised more than $7 million in endowments
  • Distributed more than $450,000 annually for college departments, programs and projects
  • Established the Alumni and Athletic Halls of Fame
  • Established endowments for the Arts, Athletics, Engineering, Historical Museum, Library, Media Arts and STEM

Los Angeles Valley College Student Profile:

DID YOU KNOW?

Los Angeles Valley College is one of the most diverse campuses in the country and is designated a Hispanic Serving Institution. Forty-two percent of students identify as Hispanic/Latino, 30% as Caucasian, 6% as Asian, 5% as Black, and 13% as Multiracial. Fifty-eight percent of students are between the ages of 18-24, 30% are between 25-44, and 12% are between 45-64. Twenty-three percent of students are enrolled part-time, 71% are enrolled part-time, and 6% are non-credit. Over 54% of students are immigrants to the U. S. and more than 100 different languages are spoken on campus. On average, 68% of students are low income, 51% live below the poverty line, 62% experience food insecurity, 55% experience housing insecurity, and 19% are homeless. Forty-nine percent are first-generation college students. Growing segments of the student population also include veterans and foster youth.

Support Valley College!

Help support Los Angeles Valley College through The LAVC Foundation —
the non-profit organization established to benefit LAVC, its programs and students.