The Centralia College Foundation

Founded by community members in 1982, the Centralia College Foundation seeks and secures private funds to supplement Centralia College's traditional revenue sources.

commencementThe Foundation provides scholarship assistance, faculty and staff recognition, development, and enrichment programs, and recognition of distinguished alumni.

As a non-profit 501(c)3 recognized under Washington State law and granted tax-exempt status by the Internal Revenue Service, the Foundation is governed by an independent board of directors.

Our Mission

Community Catalyst for Excellence in Education

commencement capOur Vision

The Centralia College Foundation is a premier fund raising organization, which actively stimulates the community to invest through it, the funds and other assets and energies needed for Centralia College and its students. With this effort the foundation will help perpetuate the college and help it operate at a level far above that which can be achieved using only state and federal funding.

Our Goals

  • Seek the resources to offer all qualified students a scholarship to the college.
  • Develop a partnership between the college and the community.
  • Embrace diversified strategies for raising funds.
  • Develop community affinity groups to address long term need.
  • Be Centralia College's premier partner for the development of the college.
  • Maintain an integrated and fiscally sound management system.
  • Be held publicly accountable for its management practices.

Our Promise

The Centralia College Foundation will strive to maintain and expand that margin of excellence for which Centralia College is known and develop a reputation as an organization known for its pursuit of excellence.