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Impact Lives Through Education

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.

Your gift has an incredible impact!

There are a wide variety of ways to give to Ventura College – and an equal array of opportunities to be honored and celebrated for your generous gifts.

for VC

Support of the Fund for Ventura College provides current resources to enable the Foundation to accomplish its goals and expand its services to students and programs.

Presidents Circle

The President’s Circle offers an opportunity to join a select group of prominent alumni and friends whose annual support of $1,000 or more makes a crucial difference to our students.


Ventura College Promise aims to reduce obstacles for incoming first-year, first-time, full-time students by covering the cost of the per unit Enrollment Fee, Health Fee, Student Center Fee, and Student Representative Fee for students who meet certain eligibility requirements.


The Ventura College Basic Needs Center refers to the food, stable housing, and wellness security of students at Ventura College, as well as community members.  The center provides a wide range of programs, services, and resources that assist VC students in meeting their basic needs and promoting their academic success.

Scholarship Support

The Ventura College Foundation was initially established for the purpose of raising funds for student scholarships. While our focus has expanded over the years, we continue to support our students through our scholarship program.

Lending Library

The library and the Foundation are always looking for partners to provide continued support to ensure students always have access to textbooks and supplies for school.


Monthly Giving. Enduring Impact.

Become a part of Ventura College Foundation’s Giving Every Month (GEM) Society, where your monthly gift will help current Ventura College students and future community leaders take flight and set sail for bold, brilliant new horizons!

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We love to stay in touch with our donors, join our online community! Stay up to date with all the good work the Ventura College Foundation is doing.

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Ways to Give

  • Cash, Check, Credit Card
  • Recurring Gifts
  • Stock Gifts
  • Donor Advised Funds
  • Estate Giving
  • Employee Payroll Deduction
  • In-Kind Donations

Estate Giving

Let Your Legacy Live on Forever

Want your legacy to live on forever? We can help ensure that your name means the world to students at Ventura College, each and every year, long after you have passed on.

There are several ways your generosity can benefit the Ventura College Foundation via your estate.

Estate Gifts

  • Bequests (an old policy you no longer need, or a portion of a policy)
  • Life insurance (an old policy you no longer need, or a portion of a policy)
  • Living trusts, charitable gift annuities, or trusts providing you with tax benefits

For further information about leaving a legacy through an estate gift, please contact Gerry Pantoja, Director of Philanthropy at the Ventura College Foundation, at 805-289-6158 or by email at

VC Foundation Giving

VCF Giving FAQ

Thank you for helping to 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.

  • Fund for Ventura College
  • President’s Circle
  • VC Promise
  • Basic Needs & Emergency Grants
  • Scholarships
  • Textbook & Equipment Lending Library Support
  • Ventura College Corporate Partnerships
  • Campus Program Support
  • Planned Giving

Your contributions to the Fund for Ventura College help to support student scholarships, textbooks, and programs and services that do not receive public funding. The Ventura College Foundation is proud to announce that 90% of your donated restricted funds to the VC Promise, VC Basic Needs & emergency grants, scholarships, textbook and equipment lending, and campus program support will go directly to students. In response to COVID-19, the VC Foundation Board of Directors passed that a 10% sustainability gift will be charged to all restricted donations to sustain and strengthen ongoing professional operations. We deeply appreciate all levels of support. 

Matching Gifts: Many employers sponsor matching gift programs and will match any charitable contributions made by their employees. To find out if your company has a matching gift policy, please check with your HR or Finance Department. If your company is eligible, request a matching gift form from your employer and send it to us, completed and signed. We will do the rest.

Gifts of Stock and Other Securities: Making a gift of appreciated stock and other securities is easy.  The Ventura College Foundation accepts direct transfers of securities through its account at Charles Schwab and Co.  Instructions for transferring stock. 

For further information about making a gift of stock or appreciated securities, please contact Gerry Pantoja, Director of Philanthropy at the Ventura College Foundation, at 805-289-6158 or by email at

Every gift makes a difference and brings our students closer to achieving their dreams. Thank you for making a difference!

*The information on this page is not meant as tax advice.  To fully understand any implications of your intended contribution for tax purposes, please consult a professional tax advisor.

Your Gifts Impacted Lives in 2022-23!

Your Gifts in Action
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Students Served

5,014 students were served by the VC Foundation's Programs in 2022-23

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VC Promise

2,082 students had their 1st & 2nd Year Tuition Paid by the VC Promise in 2022-23

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Basic Needs

$25,721 were provided for the VC Basic Needs & Emergency Grant Program in 2022-23

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439 scholarships amounting to $670,406 in support were awarded to VC Students in 2022-23

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Textbook & Equipment Lending Library

2,246 Ventura College students were served by the Foundation's Textbook & Equipment Lending Library Programs.

2022-2023 Donors

The Ventura College Foundation would like to extend our sincere gratitude to the hundreds of donors’ generous and unwavering contributions to the Ventura College Foundation during the 2022-23 academic year. Through the challenges and setbacks of the pandemic, the Foundation continued to drive change and impact lives. Your support continues to make a difference to the entire Ventura College community. 

George McNeely Legacy Society members have committed to leaving a legacy at Ventura College through an estate gift.

Anonymous Donors †   

Paula Bendinelli

Jean M. Bennett

The Estate of Ms. Gail B. Bird †
Dr. Carl E. Boggs

Vella Buchanan

Bessie M. Carter † and Paul Carter †

Barbara Caufield

Estate of Frank Cavola †

Amy T. Cherot

Edith Conn †

Ellyn Dembowski and Jim Dembowski

The Estate of Stephen Don Cummings

James R. Dunn

Dr. Joyce Evans and Mr. David Evans †

Mike Ewens † and Lydia Martinez-Collins

Garold Faber †

Joyce Faber

The William & Margaret Faith 1999 Family Trust †

Mr. Jeff Ferguson and Mrs. Theresa Ferguson

Abra Flores and Ed Burnett

Janet and Mark L. Goldenson

Donald and Sandra Greenberg

The Estate of Mary Guthrie

The Estate of Martin Hansen †

Jack Halbert

Heizer Foundation

Linda Heizer Seaman

Dr. Ruth Hemming

Irene V. Henry, J.D.

Ruth O. Johnson

Robert Lamont-Coit †    

The Estate of Aurora Loss †

Mr. John Lupton

Alan Mannason †

George McNeely †

Stanley J. Miller Estate

Robert Milton Estate Trust

Patrick Murray Trust †

Gerald E. Olsen and Joan C. Olsen

Micheline Sakharoff †

William Scarpino

Dr. Kathleen Schrader

The Estate of Miriam Schwab †

Isabel Shepherd †

Talle Stanton †

Edward D. Stile and Susan M. Stile

Virginia Stout

Marcia Sumliner †

Norbert Tan and Tracy Takahashi

David W. Townsend and Dr. Sheila M. Pallas

Romain Van De Genachte †

Hon. Colleen Toy White and Arthur Bliss

Barbara Wise

Dr. John L. Woolley

The Estate of Marie Wren

The Estate of Helen M. Yunker


Chairperson’s Circle members have made an investment in the sustainable growth of Ventura College student support through a multi-year gift.

Christopher Cole, Associated Building Supply, Inc.

Crowne Plaza Ventura Beach

Gladys and Donald Degner

Dr. Jennifer Kalfsbeek-Goetz and Dr. Jack Goetz

Alma and Tomas Rodriguez

Dr. Saliha Sha

Lester Tong and Mae Wan Tong

Robert van Nieuwburg

President’s Circle members have made an investment in the mission of the Ventura College Foundation through an unrestricted annual gift of $1,000 or more.

Anonymous Donors

Shirley A. Anderson

Denise Baylor

Dr. Robert Beilin and Ms. Ester Agopian

Catherine and Daniel Bojorquez

Boomer Butler

Deborah Bylo

Amy T. Cherot

Kenneth S. Collin

Ellyn Dembowski and Jim Dembowski

Mark L. Dufresne

Abra Flores and Ed Burnett

Myron G. Harrison

Julie A. Harvey

Dr. Ruth Hemming

Dr. Kim D. Hoffmans and Mr. Charles A. Hoffmans

William and Elise Kearney

Anne Paul King

Elizabeth and Dave Kraus

Nicole and Brandon Kreutz

Supervisor Matthew W. LaVere and Ms. Alicia LaVere

Dr. Jill M. Lim

Barbara Meister

Mike and Loretta Merewether

Michael Orman

Rene and Angela Rodriguez

Mary and Salvatore Saputo

Kenneth P. Schoenfeld

Edward Summers

Eleanor Tillquist

Lester Tong and Mae Wan Tong

Kim Van De Venter

Robert van Nieuwburg

Ventura County Credit Union

Todd and Julie Wagner

Andrew and Rosanne Welcher

Dr. John L. Woolley and Mrs. Sharon Watts Woolley

Harald and Birgit Wulff


Give Every Month (G.E.M) Society members have made an investment in the mission of the Ventura College Foundation with a monthly recurring donation or payroll deduction.

Andrea Adlman

Kamelia Algiers

Lisa and Peter Anderson

Gabriel and Jaymie Arquilevich

Daniel Barboza

Michelle Beard

Jack Bennett

Sharon J. Beynon and Alexander G. Kolesnik

Scott J. Brewer

Janine P. Bundy

Sabrina Canola-Sanchez and Tomas D. Sanchez

Rhonda Carlson

Dr. Marian Carrasco Nungaray and Mr. Marco A. Nungaray

Kristin K. Clark and Destry D. Weaver

Marcelino De Cierdo

Adriana and Peter De Haan

Maria de la luz Flores

Gloria de la Rocha

Janet A. Dobson Leifur

Ms. Felicia Dueñas and Dr. Oscar Cobian

Elizabeth Fatta

Catherine Faulkner

Dr. Maria Fiumerodo

Abra Flores and Ed Burnett

Sara Frazier

Christopher Frederick

Prof. Jennifer Garcia and Mr. Tino Garcia

Angelica Gonzales

Julie A. Harvey

Robin and Fabiana Hester

Andrea and N. Horigan

Dr. and Mrs. Ara Khanjian

Henny H. Kim-Ortel

Alexander G. Kolesnik and Sharon J. Beynon

Laura A. Kriese and Kathryn Stephenson

KaiFeng Liang

Cheryl Manley-Orm

Vincent Martin

Eric Martinsen

Mary McDonough-Giles

Shane Meserve

Michelle Millea and Graham N. Dawson

Ned and Kim Mircetic

Matthew Moore

Steven and Jill Mooshagian

Guadalupe Moriel-Guillen and Anthony Guillen

Susana Motu

Catherine A. Mundy

Deborah and Leonard Newcomb

Sharon E. Oxford

Mr. and Mrs. Steve Palladino

Ryan L. Petitfils

Dr. Lisa Putnam

Alma and Tomas Rodriguez

Rene and Angela Rodriguez

Arthur J. Sandford and Norma Perez-Sandford

James Selzler

Peter H. Sezzi

Dr. Saliha Sha

Stacy Sloan Graham

Berta and Allan Steele

Rosalva and Donald Stutts

Luann R. Swanberg

Kim Van De Venter

Yia Vang

James Vega

Brent Wilson

Lauren Wintermeyer Ramirez

Dr. John L. Woolley and Mrs. Sharon Watts Woolley

Peter Yi

Beatriz Zizumbo

Anonymous Donors

Aera Energy

Arthur N. Rupe Foundation

Edison International

Gibbs Truck Centers

Dr. Saliha Sha

Lester and Mae Wan Tong

Anonymous Donors

Jeannette and David Bauer

Deborah Bylo

Crowne Plaza Ventura Beach

Foundation for California Community Colleges

GMR Foundation for Research and Education

Gene Haas Foundation

Julius Gius Memorial Rotary Foundation

Paul and Bonnie Lubock

Gordon Ross Medical Foundation

Erin Steed

Swift Memorial Health Care Foundation

Richard L. Taylor, Esq. and Kristin W. Taylor

Eleanor Tillquist

Harald and Birgit Wulff

American Legion Post 339

Kenneth S. Collin

Barbara G. Driscoll

Meta (Facebook & Instagram) Fundraisers

Melissa and Todd Lemein

John Matthews

US Bank (formerly Union Bank)

AR Pipeline, Inc.

Assistance League of Ventura County

Bank of the Sierra

Lisa Baier

Denise Baylor

Dr. Robert Beilin and Ms. Ester Agopian

Berkshire Hathaway Homeservices California Properties

Dianna and Robert A. Burdick

Citizens Business Bank

Matthew Ellison

Abra Flores and Ed Burnett

Julie A. Harvey

Dr. Ruth Hemming

Dr. Jennifer Kalfsbeek-Goetz and Dr. Jack Goetz

William and Elise Kearney

Anne Paul King

Elizabeth and Dave Kraus

League of Women Voters of Ventura County

Limoneira Foundation

Dr. Jill M. Lim

Kellie Meehan

Barbara Meister

Miracle Mile Advisors

Mary and Salvatore Saputo

Servatius, O'Brien & Fong LLP

David L. Shearer

Searle Creative Group, LLC

Edward Summers

Robert van Nieuwburg

Ventura Education Partnership

Shirley A. Anderson

Andria's Seafood Specialties

Thomas and Mary Anthony

Steve Banales

Todd and Trish Baughn

Arthur Bliss

Catherine and Daniel Bojorquez

Brian and Doretta Burgess

Dr. Marian Carrasco Nungaray and Mr. Marco A. Nungaray

Estate of Frank Cavola 

Amy T. Cherot

Coastal Contract Packaging

Cheryl Collart

Alvina Contarino

County of Ventura

Gloria de la Rocha

Gladys and Donald Degner

Ellyn Dembowski and Jim Dembowski

Ms. Felicia Dueñas and Dr. Oscar Cobian

Mark L. Dufresne

James R. Dunn

Friends of Golf, Inc.

Diana and Michael Gleason

Myron G. Harrison

Herb Hemming

Clyde and Lynne Hofflund

Dr. Kim D. Hoffmans and Mr. Charles A. Hoffmans

Dr. and Mrs. Charles Holmes

Lydia Hopps

Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles

Kids and Families Together

Nicole and Brandon Kreutz

Jeffrey Kudlac

Dr. and Mrs. Fran S. Larsen

Supervisor Matthew W. LaVere and Ms. Alicia LaVere

Limoneira Company

Sophia Manson, R.N.

Lydia Martinez-Collins

Brian and Megan McNelly

Mike and Loretta Merewether

Vaughan and Nick Meyer

Jeffrey S. Miller and Margie Borjon-Miller

Mission Produce

Mixteco Indigena Community Organizing Project

Vincent and Sally Mujica

Nasif, Hicks, Harris & Co., LLP

Deborah and Leonard Newcomb

Ohana Pet Hospital

Ojai Valley Directory

Gerald and Joan Olsen

Hector Orozco

Lorraine Patch and Monica Weisberg

Quinn Company

Millard G. Reed

Sarah and Andrew Reynolds

Rebecca Ribbers

Alma and Tomas Rodriguez

Rene and Angela Rodriguez

Bill Scarpino

Kenneth P. Schoenfeld

Karen D. Sedlacek

Rick Sera

Peter H. Sezzi

Social Justice Fund for Ventura County

The Engineering Partners, Inc.

Toyota Motor Sales USA, Inc.

Trinity Wheeler Photography

Kim Van De Venter

Ventura County Credit Union

Todd and Julie Wagner

Dr. Rosalind C. Warner-Hogan and Dr. Michael Hogan

Andrew and Rosanne Welcher

Cheryl and Monte Widders

Brent Wilson

Dr. John L. Woolley and Mrs. Sharon Watts Woolley

X-Treme Global Inc.

Anne and Harold Zane



Kamelia Algiers

Albert P. Antunez, Jr.

Daniel Barboza

Bark and Bathe Pet Salon LLC

Chris Bates

Karen and Chris Birbeck

Ishmael H. and Noemi Buyco

Nancy and Rudolpho Castro

Central Coast Alliance United for A Sustainable Economy (CAUSE)

Community Action of Ventura County

Chris Creighton

Tom Czerwinski

DPE Consulting

DJ's California Catering, Inc.

Bob Davis

John Dennis

Janet A. Dobson Leifur

Jean and Lance Eaton

Mr. Jeff Ferguson and Mrs. Theresa Ferguson

Tammy Ferguson

Dr. Maria Fiumerodo

David and Kim Fuhrmann

Arthur and Melita C. Gilbreath

Lorne A. Goldberg

Jonathan Goldstein

Angelica Gonzales

Family of Jeff Grace

Barbara and Richard Harison

James Harney

Peter and Susan Hockenmaier

Ruth O. Johnson

Thomas Kish

Kenneth Kollwitz

Laura A. Kriese and Kathryn Stephenson

Alan Kuysters

Geri LeVine Loe

M.J. Cosmedix LLC

Steven J. Marquez

Mark and Sheri McKenna

Michael A. Herrera Roofing Specialists, Inc.

Mieke J. Miller

Judy Moore

Steven and Jill Mooshagian

Carol M. Nakashima

Robin Nicely

Felicia Nuñez

Juergen and Helga Ohrt

Sharon E. Oxford

Robert Ramirez

Russell Riemer

Valerie Santos

Standard Industries

Stephen and Pamela Staniland

Dr. George N. Suel, Jr.


Allea Thayer

Western Ventura County Employers Advisory Council (EAC)

Monte and Cheryl Widders

David and Michelle Wilkins


Anonymous Donors

Nancy Adams

Lisa and Peter Anderson

Maria Barrell

Donna and Gerald Beatty

Donnie Bentley

Brown Transportation Logistics

Mr. and Mrs. James Caldwell

Michael and Joanne Caldwell

Christopher Campbell

Sabrina Canola-Sanchez and Tomas D. Sanchez

Merrick Carter

Mark Connor

Mr. and Mrs. James Daniels

Marcelino De Cierdo

Adriana and Peter De Haan

Maria de la luz Flores

Scott Dexter

Dr. and Mrs. Thomas Doria

Jon N. Everhart and Stacy Patterson

Catherine Faulkner

Dr. Joel Goldenberg

Marc Gonzales

William Graham and Stacy Sloan Graham

Michael Haydon

Robin and Fabiana Hester

Linda J. Hitt

Andrea and N. Horigan

Maureen K. Jacobs

David Jardine

Michelle King

Lester, Schuck, Becker, Dehesa, & Hirschberg, LLP

Eunice S. Lisberg

Vincent Martin

Eric Martinsen

Ned and Kim Mircetic

Matthew Moore

Marc Mooshagian

Marisa Murphy

Jeff Nicholl

On-Camera Audiences, Inc.

Fletcher and Anna Pavin

Patricia and Bruce Perrine

Pfizer Foundation

Patricia Raguse

Russell Richardson

Marlayn Riley

Ric and Penny Ruffinelli

Darlene Savage

Alan and Sally Shampine

Tina Sheldon

Stacy Sloan Graham and William Graham

Berta and Allan Steele

Mrs. Elaine Tennen and Dr. Edward Tennen

Anson and Anne Thacher

The Becker Group, Inc.

The Swim Guy

Donald Tillquist

Karen and David Tillquist

Kellie Tomasello

Ventura County Potters Guild

Ventura Family YMCA

Dan Weidman

Hiroko Yoshimoto

Jill and Donald Adams

Liza V. Adams

Sherri Adams-Lucas

Cedrick Allen

Heidi Allison

Colleen Arguelles

Adrienne Arguijo-Morgan

Gabriel and Jaymie Arquilevich

Eleanor E. Austin

Esteban Avila

Ron Baker

Andrew Banas

David Barker

Kenneth W. Bauer and Susan R. Bauer

Rebecca Beach

Nancy E. Beamer

Michelle Beard

Tim and Rene Belton

Jack Bennett

Julie Bennett

Sharon J. Beynon and Alexander G. Kolesnik

Jeroen Bezemer

Kenneth Bingham

Bartley and Michelle Bleuel

Blue Shield Foundation of California

Charlotte Boyne

Debora Bregante

Scott J. Brewer

Robert and Kathleen Brooks

Lisa S. Brown

Darrh Bryant

Mike and Nadia Bundi

Janine P. Bundy

California Oaks Property Management

The Callas Family

Teresa Campos

Leticia Canales

Grant Carlson

Ellen Carpenter

Daileen Carter

Molly Carter

Sharon D. Carter

Adella Castro

Debi Catron

Dawn Chase

Maria C. Chavez

Pedro Chavez

Kristin K. Clark and Destry D. Weaver

Barry Cordeiro

Donna Cordeiro

Derek and Peggy Cosner

Dean and Linda Courter

Sandra Cruz

Dr. and Mrs. David H. Culton

Bruce and Debra Daley

Sarah Darrow

Antoine Davenport

Cindy Davis

Geoff Dean

Marcelino Decierdo

Margarita Decierdo

D Degregori

Chris Del Rosario

Hiromi Dever

Lucy Donnelly

Michael Donnelly

Doug Dovichi

Alina and Gene Elias

Chris and Buffy Elias

Frank Enderle

Tamara Fackrell

Kathryn Fink

William and Beverly Flothmeier

Stephanie Fournell

Sara Frazier

David and Stephanie Frederick

Faith Friedlander

Craig Frye and Margaret Williams-Frye

Xochi and James Frye

Nancy Gallick

Sharon Gallick

Prof. Jennifer Garcia and Mr. Tino Garcia

Melanie and Melanie Garcia

Grace Gary

Irene Gonzalez

Manuel Gonzalez

John and Sharon Graves

Donald and Sandra Greenberg

Kenneth Haener

Michael Hair

Myah Hall

Joe Haman

Susan Harbold

LJ Harm

Harper Lane Productions

Brian Harris

Jake and Gloria Harvey

Leslie Henley

Tom Henley

Brenda Heredia

Jodie Hetherington

Scott Hilton

Rebecca Hines

Diane Hinman

Jennifer Hodgdon

Raymonde Hoelscher

Norman Hudson

Becky and Leonard Hull

Carol J. Hurley and Don O. Hurley

Donna Ibbotson

Illumina, Inc. Contributions Program

Kumiko and William Irion

Chadwick Ishikawa and Susan E. Bricker

Island Packers

Martha Jaffee

Joseph Jaimes

Leilie Javan

Sandra Jewell

Joel Dobrin Inc.

Carly Jones

Shane Jones

Keith Kaczmar

Stefanie Y. Kawasaki

Young-Wha Kim

Thomas Q. Kong, Jr. and Lynn R. Kong

Judith Krieger

Rene M. Lawler

Pam Lee

Krissy Letzing

KaiFeng Liang

Gary Lieb

Darrell Lindgren

Shauna Little

Rosa Lopez

Tara Love-McLachlan

Margaret Lyans

Richard Lyans

Christopher Lyons

Diane Lyons

Bart Maciejewski

Darryl and Miriam Mack

Kathleen and Stephanie Maheu

Regula Maier

Irene and Arvin Mangacu

Rudy Marin

Joann and Lee Martin

Judith H. Martin

Robert Martin

Benito Martinez

Micsin Martinez

James I. Matsuyama

Jeremy Matthews

Lydia Matthews-Morales

Ann and Raymond Mazakas

Brad and Marion McClain

Antoinette McKenzie

Charles E. McQuillan

Timothy J. and Kris M. Meathrell

Tisa Medrano

Hugo L. Mendez

Mysti Mesa

Shane Meserve

Julia Metus

Zack Meyer

Dr. Anthony Migler and Dr. Regina Migler

Michael Miller

Maria Misener

April Montes

Jennie Montgomery

Bobby Montoya

Maria Montoya

Dawn Moreau

Guadalupe Moriel-Guillen and Anthony Guillen

Ronald and Joyce Morse

Robert and Marjorie Moskowitz

Mary F. Mullen

Todd Mulville

Catherine A. Mundy

Marilyn Murdoch

Scott and Trish Murdoch

Harold Nachenberg and Nan Waltman

John and Jessica Nava

Victoria Nielsen

Justin Noel

Donald and Caroline Norman

Ocean Pride Seafood

Renee Ono

Sharon Ono

Jeannie Orr

Linda Orro

Ernesto Oseguera

Henry Otineru

Kimm Paglia

Mr. and Mrs. Steve Palladino

Dhruv Pandya

Gerry Pantoja

Mark Parmisano

Margaret Parrott

Peter and Rebecca Percy

Trustee Bernardo M. Perez

Micaela R. Pericone-Kapp

Debbie Phillips

Alexis C. Phillips Ortiz

Robert and Beatriz Phipps

Richard Pillow

Lauren Piper

Gary and Beverly Porter

Tammy Porter

Jenny Preece

Beth Prete

Andrew Prokopow

Dr. Lisa Putnam

Maria Rabatin

Brian Railey

Laurie and Vincent Ramirez

Phil Ranger

Judith E. Refsland

Sarah and Donald Reid

Thomas and Susie Reynolds

Margery A. Ricards

Michael Richards

Tacita Richardson

Dario Rinaldi

Oscar Rivera

Eric Robben

Tina Robinson

Araceli Robles

Marco Robles

Martin Robles

Dr. Richard Rojo

Marta Romanos

Amy Rosario

Carol M. Ross

Aaron Rupert

Gordon Rust

Lazaro Salinas

Maria L. Santana

Lateah Savage

Zeke Savage

Dawn M. Schellenberg

James Selzler

Braden Siri

Garrett Siri

Marilyn Siri

Jesse and Argelia Sluder

Charlotte Smart

Don Smart

Mr. and Mrs. Gregory Smith

Leslie Smith

Sunny Smith

Tracy Solomon

Walner and Marie Soo Hoo

Elizabeth Soriano


John and Noreen Stauffer

Janet Stillwell

Valerie Stillwell

Alona Surrell

Marilyn Sweeney

Sina Taumoepeau

Jake Taylor

Marilyn Thayer

Shirley and Harry Thayer

David Theroux

Tanya Thompson

Nancy Thomsen

Brian Tillquist

Nick Tomasello

Tamara J. Treloar

Rose and Ignacio Vega

Morgan Vredenburgh

Jenise Wagar

Scott Walden

James and Karly Walker

Carol Wan

Timothy and Debra Warren

Jacqueline Watkins

Janet Weaver

Richard and Terry Weaver

Lawrence and Lynn Welk

Corey and Patricia Wendt

Larry White

Roger W. Whitney

Cortney Williams

Patrick D. Williams

Holly and Bob Winston

Lauren Wintermeyer Ramirez

Barbara Wise

Linda and Justin Wright

Dr. William Wu

Mandy Wynn

Edward Zapata

John and Stacey Zimmerman

Beatriz Zizumbo

Leticia Zubia

Matthew Zubia

Anonymous Donors

Jason C. Acacio

Andrea Adlman

Adam Alfred

Nancy Allison

Tony Alonzo

Julia Anderson

Helen I. Armstrong

Keira Armstrong

Sarah Ayala

Jennifer Bailey

Zach Barker

Shayle Barrus

Jennifer Bass

Cynthia Bautista

Mauro Bautista

Raquel Bautista

Oscar Beguiristain

Nancy and Jerry Bennett

Juli A. Blasingame and Scott J. Volan

Jeffrey Blumkin

Melanie Blumkin

Eric and Patricia Bolland

Matt Bouchard

Susan Bradshaw

Phillip Briggs

Curtis Britton

Anne M. Brower

Dr. Donn R. Browne

Sir Heiri Bundi

Sandra Bundi

Daniel Burke

Kathryn A. Bury

Chad and Edna Byerly

Joseph Cabral

Dr. Robin J. Calote and Mr. Gary Calote

Richard Calvin

Freida Candido

Stan and Sue Capelli

Rhonda and James A. Carlson

Ernest and Lilibeth Carrasco

Magdalena Carriedo

Charles B. Caulkins and Michelle Holmes

Brenda Centeno

Dennis Choquette

Janine Cobian

Susan Colla

Mindy Conary

Jodi and Tyler Cordeiro

Adam Croasmun

Scott DeBoer

Tiffany Delagarza

Diane Dexter

Brooke T. Dixon

Judith Drouin

Dontae Duncan

Rebecca L. Engel

Mr. and Mrs. John Engesser

Elizabeth Fatta

Anthony and Alison Ferguson

Terry Ferguson Gonzales

Sue Fischer

Christopher Frederick

Suzanne Galloway

Jenna Garcia

Michelle Garcia

Rosetta Garza

Sophia Godina

Gladys Godoy

Pilar Gracia

Mrs. Sandra Gustafson and Mr. Michael Gustafson

Sara M. Hannah

Adolfo Hernandez

Michael Herrera and Cherie Olson

Louise and Edward Hewitt

Tyler and Melony Hickok

Randi J. Hicks

Diana Hill

Jaimie Hoffman

Kathryn Hoffman

Robert Hollman

George Hoppus

Marketa Huelskamp


Elijah Jaramillo

Frank and Ruby Jaramillo

Selena Jaramillo

Luis Jimenez

Emmie Johnston

Mary E. Jones

Esmeralda M. Juarez and Jaime Velazquez

Joanne and Morley Kaplan

Susan Kapp

Dr. Joyce Kennedy

Dr. and Mrs. Ara Khanjian

Geoff Kida

Brooke Kim

Holly Kimbell

Henny H. Kim-Ortel

Edward and Andrea Kish

Carlotta Kloppenburg

Dale Lanning

Kade Larsen

Dan and Christine Lavallee

Tatiana M. Lawler

Kimmie Levine

Jackie Lewis

Olivia and John Long

Cristie Lyons

Alice Madrid

Cheryl Manley-Orm

Jan Marholin

Alyssa McClain

Mary McDonough-Giles

Rethia and Craig McDowell

James McGee

Martha McQueen-Legohn

Taurean Medina

Ana Medrano

Francisco Medrano

Terilynn Medrano

Danielle Melucci

Linda Mendelsohn

Merit Energy Company

Lea Meschke-Garcia

Tatum Meyer

Hailey Michaelis

Michelle Millea and Graham N. Dawson

Douglas D. Miller and Susan Miller

Tamara E. Miller Davis and Shaun Davis

Ryan Minic

Eduardo and Roxanne Miranda

Leeann Mitchell

Rex Mitchell

Jeffrey Molony

Stephanie Montenegro

Lisa Montgomery

Monica Montoya

Raymond Montoya

Lauri and Paul Moore

Paula Morosin

Susana Mottu

Tony Mulville

Joseph Munoz

Kate Munoz

Manuel Munoz

Brenda Murillo

Catherine Myers

Michelle Neal

Gio Neary

Natalie Nelson

Nick Norris

Wendy and Jim Olafson

Christina Padmanabhan

Stephanie Parker

Perlita Parmisano

Dr. Damien A. Peña

Julissa Perez

Sandra Peterson

Ryan L. Petitfils

Richard Phelps

Lisa Polomsky

Elizabeth Ptak

Edward J. Pulido

Daniel Ramirez

Gabriela Ramirez

Shaune and Greg Ramirez

David Raulin

Kam Rigsby

Kari Roben

Betsy Robles

Ileen Rodrigues

Casey Rojelio

Alfredo Romanos

Eduardo Romanos

Richard Rudman

Kent and Anne Rue

Jenn Rushton

Judy Salvador

Arthur J. Sandford and Norma Perez-Sandford

Santa Barbara Zoo

Kenya Santamaria

Mercedes Sanz Asenjo

Christina Sheehan

Russell Shoumake

Cecilia Shuckerow

Nicole Siri

Cindy Smith

Kristi Smith

Councilmember Andy Sobel

Tim Spelliscy

Rosalva and Donald Stutts

Luann R. Swanberg

Target Brands, Inc.

Vivian Tejada

Alma Tinoco

Tony Tomasello

Trader Joe's

Carolyn Tyner

Linda Van Damme

Yia Vang

Sac-Nicte Vargas-De Lira

Gayle and Pete Vaughan

James Vega


Kathryn and Duncan Wagner

Kristin Walker

Ed Wehan

Kevin and Jennifer White

Kathleen Wilkins

Jessica Will

Cherrie Williams

John and Melissa Wolfe

Nathan Wood

Angel Woody

Jenchi Wu

Joanna Yanca

Peter Yi

Patti and Stephen Yoshida

Genesis Zecua

Estelle Zendejas

Alexis Zubia

Anthony Zubia

Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of this list. Please contact the VC Foundation at 805.289.6461 to correct our records if we made an error. This list only includes donations made from July 1, 2022, through June 30, 2023.