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About Ventura College Foundation

Laying the Foundation
for Success

Established in 1983, the Foundation is one of the most successful community college foundations in California, having raised over $48 million dollars for Ventura College and its students.

Through this support, the Ventura College Foundation transforms students' lives through education by providing innovative and vital resources and financial support. The Foundation collaborates with Ventura College to enhance human potential, civic engagement, careers, and academic success of students enabling their effective impact and legacy on the college, local workforce, and our community.

The Foundation is seeking individuals, corporations, and foundations who wish to invest in education. By improving education, together we can enhance the quality of life and commerce in our county.

Programs & Events

  • VC Promise Tuition & Enrollment Fee Assistance for 1st & 2nd Year Students
  • VC Basic Needs
  • General Scholarships
  • Phoenix Scholarships for Re-entry & Veteran students
  • Textbook & Equipment Lending Support
  • Weekend Marketplace
  • Ventura College Campus Programs & Corporate Partnership Support

Foundation Financials & Governing Documents

The Ventura College Foundation is committed to maintaining the highest standards in transparency, accountability, and stewardship of all funds, including grants, contracts, and donor-directed contributions. Our finances are thoroughly reviewed at regular intervals by our finance committee, executive committee, investment committee, audit committee, and our full board of directors.

The VC Foundation undergoes an annual audit by an independent audit firm specializing in nonprofit organizations, and the VC Foundation audit committee assesses this vendor relationship at regular intervals. All of this is to ensure our organization's prudent use of resources in achieving our mission to serve Ventura College and its students.

Articles of Incorporation


Gift Acceptance Policy

Statement of Investment Policy

Reserves Policy

Policies & Procedures for Awarding Scholarships

Sustainability Gift Assessment

Equity and Anti-Racism Statement

2022-23 Schedule of Commensurate Return To/From VCCCD

2021-22 Schedule of Commensurate Return To/From VCCCD

2020-21 Schedule of Commensurate Return To/From VCCCD

2019-20 Schedule of Commensurate Return To/From VCCCD

Form 990 for Tax Year 2022

Form 990 for Tax Year 2021

Form 990 for Tax Year 2020

Form 990 for Tax Year 2019

Form 990 for Tax Year 2018

Form 990 for Tax Year 2017

2022-23 Fiscal Year Audit

2021-22 Fiscal Year Audit

2020-21 Fiscal Year Audit

2019-20 Fiscal Year Audit

2018-19 Fiscal Year Audit

2017-18 Fiscal Year Audit

Candid Profile & Platinum Seal of Transparency

Donor Bill of Rights

6 Year Strategic Plan

Federal Tax I.D. #: 77-0037747

For More Information, please contact the Ventura College Foundation at 805.289.6461 or e-mail

We Need Your Help!

Help support Ventura College's commitment to providing quality education to the residents of Ventura County. We have a number of different means through which you may support the college.