Welcome to Cerritos College Foundation

We Fund Student Futures. Give now to fund the mission.

 

 

FALCONS CARE CAMPAIGN

DONORS: STUDENTS NEED URGENT HELP

STUDENTS: HOW TO GET THE HELP YOU NEED

HELPING OUR STUDENTS

RIGHT AT HOME GIVES SUPPORT

DOWNEY FEDERAL CREDIT UNION

SoCalGAS TWO $5K SCHOLARSHIPS

WHAT YOU CAN DO NOW

FUND BASIC STUDENT NEEDS

CREATE A SCHOLARSHIP

JOIN ALUMNI ASSOCIATION

DONORS MAKING A DIFFERENCE

 

DRS. JASVANT AND MEERA MODI & HARSHAD AND RAKSHA SHAH MAKE HISTORIC $1M GIFT FOR JAIN SCHOLAR

ALUMNA HONORS PARENTS WITH MARTHA & JOEY RUSHING MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

JOHN B. SMITH JR. LEAVES AMAZING LEGACY:  $2.5M ESTATE GIFT FOR WOODWORKING SCHOLARSHIPS

$150K GIFT CREATES BHUPESH PARIKH STUDENT HALL AND KUMUD PARIKH SCHOLARSHIP

FOUNDATION NEWS

MEET FOUNDATION EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR CAROL KRUMBACH

JOIN US ON ZOOM FOR MONTHLY VIRTUAL ALUMNI EVENTS

CELEBRATING GENEROUS SUPPORT FROM OUR DONORS

Cerritos College New Product Development Class
Entrepreneur, Co-Founder Astanark, Inc.

LUIZ MENDEZ, ELIAS LOPEZ, and
JONATHAN VALDIVIA

Our CTE degree helped us start a business, Astanark, Inc. We've built hundreds of prosthetic hands for people in need.

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MR. TOM JACKSON
MR. JOHN JACKSON
MRS. MARIE JACKSON

We have endowed over $300,000 to The Cerritos College Foundation and we have plans to give more.

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Political Science, Minor Economics, Stanford University
Future Occupation: Public Policy

RYAN KANG

Cerritos was the first place I discovered core truths about what I wanted and about who I am. Cerritos College has the resources and services to give people, from literally any and all walks of life, an opportunity. I hope you will help other students find their passion through your support.

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President and CEO, Bristol Farms

ADAM CALDECOTT

The Center for Corporate Training exposes middle management teams to principles that help them better direct, communicate, and guide employees.

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Engineering Design Technology
California State University, Los Angeles (B.S.)

VIRIDIANA "VIRI" HERNANDEZ

In my first class at Cerritos, I was in complete awe, and before I knew it, everything was falling into place. Help our students find their destinations.

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Associate profesor, Culinary Arts

MICHAEL PIERINI

The food service and hospitality industry in California has unlimited advancement potential for employees. It currently employs 1.7 million people with a projected growth of 10% over the next 10 years. Our culinary training prepares students to meet the demand head-on.

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Professor,
Woodworking Manufacturing Technologies

ANTHONY FORTNER

Training for a career in woodworking is critical for safe, accurate, and profitable results. We teach important safety and fundamental skills to help students get their foot in the door,
and they gain experience in the field. Practice, patience, and persistence!

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2017 John Moore First Step Scholarship Recipient
ASN Nursing 2017

LAUREEN VALADEZ

I cannot be a failure in life. I need to prove not only to my son but to myself that I can push through any obstacle and pursue a career. This scholarship and my education ensures that we can be financially stable.

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Former Trustee and Foundation Donor

MR. JOHN MOORE
MRS. TERI MOORE

When I interview students for scholarships, I can personally relate to their challenges. They have a tremendous talent for success. With funding, they can achieve a step up.

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SCHOLARSHIPS TO SUPPORT
STUDENT FUTURES

We provide a wide array of scholarships to support
Cerritos College students and help them achieve their career goals.

Total Scholarships 2020-2021

~$250K

Student Recipients 2020-2021

400+

Distribution Goal by 2022-2023

$500K

Projected Recipients 2022-2023

800

EVENTS

2021 Spring
Scholarship Celebration

A Celebration for Awardees & Donors
Thursday, May 6, 2021

36th Annual Foundation Golf Classic

 2021 Tournament
Monday
, November 8, 2021
Los Coyotes Country Club

Donor Recognition Brunch

culinary arts

Celebrating Valued Donors
TBD Fall 2021