Definition of Gratitude, being present, joyful, appreciative 

Our best wishes to you and your family this holiday season


3 student speakers

Thank you! - the 2016 Donor Appreciation Breakfast was a success

More than 150 students and donors shared breakfast and inspiring stories from three of our scholarship recipients. Chuck and Dee Robinson were honored as the 2016 Leaders in Exceptional Educational Giving for their lifelong commitment to education. Whatcom Community College Foundation appreciates your support.

The Magic of Whatcom - the magic continues on Saturday, April 22, 2017 at the Hotel Bellwether Ballroom

 It's our 50th year and the Magic continues!  Please save the date for our gala evening of friends, fundraising and celebration.

Check out the latest edition of the Friends & Alumni newsletter here!


Who We Are

WCC is a place of opportunity, outstanding achievement and sometimes second chances, often in the face of enormous odds. With a devoted faculty and staff committed to students’ success, Whatcom offers an experience unparalleled at comparable educational institutions. 

The goal of the Whatcom Community College Foundation is to ensure access to higher education for students from all backgrounds, and to promote academic innovation and excellence on our campus. Thanks to our generous donors, more students are discovering and achieving their dreams at Whatcom.  

Established in 1987, the Foundation has a long history of meeting student and community needs. Between 2010 and the present, gifts to the college have provided over $1 million in student scholarships and funded nearly $1.5 million in programs ranging from Faculty Development to Veterans Services, Intercultural Programming, Emergency Book and GED funding and more. With additional resources, we can do more.

Contributions to the Foundation help ensure access to higher education and promote innovation and excellence on our campus.

Questions about making a donation?

Contact Whatcom Community College Foundation via email or phone (360) 383-3320

Mission statement

The Whatcom Community College Foundation is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization with a mission to strengthen the educational opportunities at Whatcom Community College by providing student scholarships, supporting faculty and staff development, and assisting with key College initiatives.