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Donors and friends of College of the Desert help support student success in a variety of ways. Here are just a few programs and services funded by our community helping students succeed in college, and in completing a degree or certificate in a viable field for work or career in the valley.
 

Programs:
Agriculture Program
Golf Program
Hospitality/Retail/Culinary Program
HVAC Program
Nursing Program
Public Safety Program
Student Ambassador Program
Visual Arts Program – Stagecraft
 
Services
BIGHORN Golf Club Veteran’s Resoure Center
Faculty Innovation Center
McCarthy Family Child Development Center
 
Other Support:
Scholarships for tuition & Books
Technology for Students & Faculty
Book Voucher Program
Student Transportation

Here are some of the areas COD Foundation is currently seeking your support:

Academic Program Support

Provide Access for 500 Students in EDGE Academic Boot Camp

Investment: $150,000

Fund An Instructor and Supplies for 60 Students in EDGE Academic Boot camp

Investment: $10,000

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Provide a Two-Year Scholarship for One Full-Time Student

Investment: $5,000

 

Financial Program Support

Fund a Dedicated Shuttle to Indio and the Mecca Thermal campuses

Investment: $300,000

Provide Bus Passes for 1,000 Students

Investment: $25,000

Provide Bus Waivers for Five Students

Investment: $250

Provide Textbooks for 100 Scholarship Students

Investment: $100,000

Provide Textbooks for One Full-Time Student

Investment: $1,300

Help a Working Parent with Child Care for One Child  (Average CA Costs for infant $985, children 4 and up $685)

Investment $4,000
($500 Monthly for Eight Months)

 


On-Campus Work Experience

Add a Student Worker to the Tutoring & Academic Skills Center for One Year

Investment: $8,000

Help Support a Student with an On-Campus Job for One Session

Investment: $2,600

 

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