Mission, Purpose and Goals


Established in 1989 for the sole purpose of assisting the College in performing its mission, the Harford Community College Foundation, Inc., receives and administers private gifts, bequests and donations to benefit HCC students and to enhance the quality of teaching and learning at the College. Gifts to the Foundation support programs and activities not funded through traditional sources. At the same time, the Foundation provides assistance to donors through a comprehensive program of tax-wise gift alternatives through planned giving.


The Harford Community College Foundation, Inc., assists Harford Community College and the advancement of public higher education by broadening the base of support and communication with private donors and public agencies. Through friend raising, advocacy, and fundraising efforts, the Foundation sustains the College with financial and personal contributions for educational programs developed by the College community and approved by the Board of Trustees.


To identify and secure community and individual support for the College through:

  • Educational and student support programs and activities
  • Increased scholarships, grants and student loans for students
  • An expanded endowment program for scholarships/grants and campus activities

To promote a positive image of Harford Community College by:

  • Working with the College to meet identified needs which best promote student success
  • Providing resources for campus employee innovation
  • Developing facilities