The Advocate

Foundation awards stimulate campus projects

By Cindy Pantoja, Opinion Editor

March 6, 2019

The Contra Costa College Foundation launched a pilot fund that awarded $58,000 to finance eight projects aimed at supporting student success and providing the resources needed to achieve academic goals. The Foundation’s new...

Student grants available here

By Jose Arebalo, Scene Editor

February 6, 2019

Each year billions of dollars in grants and scholarships are awarded to hard-working students, but some communities still have less access to those resources. The Kennedy-King Scholarship honors the memories of Doctor Martin...

Beloved teacher endows grant that will continue though 2047

By Cindy Pantoja, Staff Writer

October 3, 2018

The Contra Costa College Foundation received an $835,000 donation from the estate of a former educator and Richmond resident to fund 12 annual $2,500 scholarships through 2047. The Packard-Zell Memorial Scholarship, named after Gera...

Scholarship foundation sees structural change

By Benjamin Bassham, Circulation Manager

March 9, 2016

The Contra Costa College Foundation is being reorganized and tied to the college foundations of Los Medanos and Diablo Valley, but will remain fundamentally the same. Foundation Advancement Manager Jennifer Dyment said, “Each ...

Workshops accentuate grants

By Roxana Amparo, Associate Editor

February 4, 2016

As scholarship deadlines approach, students have the chance to attend a series of workshops offering guidance for the application process. Charles Ramirez, Financial Aid Office student coordinator, said the most recent scholarsh...

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