Giving

Support a student, transform a life.

Your gift transforms lives.

Our students have big dreams. Many also face big obstacles. The Olympic College Foundation works to ensure that the cost of attending college isn’t one of them. We give out more than $400,000 a year in scholarships. For many recipients, those dollars are the difference between staying in school and dropping out. When you give to the Olympic College Foundation, you’re investing in their future. You’re transforming a life.

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Transform a life.

The Campaign for OC

Fulfill the OC Promise – One tuition-free year at Olympic College can transform a life.

Ways to Give

There are many ways to support OC student success. We’ll help you find the one that’s best for you.

Scholarships

For many students, a scholarship makes the difference between staying in school or dropping out.

Planned Giving

Include the Olympic College Foundation in your estate plan to keep transforming lives for generations to come.

Employee Giving

Employee donors are heroes for our students with the power to transform lives through payroll deduction.

Donor Spotlights

Our donors are committed to transforming the lives of OC students. Click below to read their stories.

PHILANTHROPY is based on voluntary action for the common good. It is a tradition of giving and sharing that is primary to the quality of life. To assure that philanthropy merits the respect and trust of the general public, and that donors and prospective donors can have full confidence in the not-for-profit organizations and causes they are asked to support, we declare that all donors have these rights.

  • To be informed of the organization’s mission, of the way the organization intends to use donated resources, and of its capacity to use donations effectively for their intended purposes.
  • To be informed of the identity of those serving on the organization’s governing board, and to expect the  board to exercise prudent judgment in its stewardship responsibilities.
  • To have access to the organization’s most recent financial statements.
  • To be assured their gifts will be used for the purpose for which they were given.
  • To receive appropriate acknowledgment and recognition.
  • To be assured that information about their donations is handled with respect and with confidentiality  to the extent provided by law.
  • To expect that all relationships with individuals representing organizations of interest to the donor will  be professional in nature.
  • To be informed whether those seeking donations are volunteers, employees of the organization or hired solicitors.
  • To have the opportunity for their names to be deleted from mailing lists that an organization may intend to share.
  • To feel free to ask questions when making a donation and to receive prompt, truthful and forthright answers.

Developed by Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), Association for Healthcare Philanthropy (AHP), Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE), Giving Institute: Leading Consultants to Non-Profits.
Endorsed by Independent Sector, National Catholic Development Conference (NCDC), National Committee on Planned Giving (NCPG), Council for Resource Development (CRD) and the United Way of America.

Transforming lives partners.