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Annual Giving

Making a gift to the Highland Community College Foundation is just one way that you can have a positive impact on the lives of our students, faculty, staff, and the community at large.

Established in 1962, the HCC Foundation was created to support the College’s mission and institutional goals through philanthropic support.

With the help of a dedicated Board of Directors, loyal alumni, donors, friends, and volunteers, the Foundation has developed a funding streams that provide essential financial support for the College and its students.

Whatever your area of interest and level of support, giving to the HCC Foundation will make a difference in the lives of our students and futures of their families.  To make a gift, please click “here”.


Every gift to the Highland Community College Foundation will make a difference in the lives of our students, their families and the community. Below are some key areas that will benefit from your investment.

Gifts in support of the Greatest Need: Provides important operating support for the Foundation, supports critical areas of need for the College, and enables the College to seize opportunities that offer exceptional educational value.

Student Scholarships: Our flagship program, scholarships provide important financial support for students in need.

Student Emergency Fund: Provides financial assistance to students that face unexpected challenges, and helps keep at-risk students on campus and completing their degrees.

Departmental Support: Provides financial support for departments and programs including equipment, supplies, travel, professional development, and more.

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2998 W. Pearl City Rd. Freeport, IL 61032


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