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 Welcome To
 College of the Desert Foundation

Together with our donors, members and fans we work to support College of the Desert through scholarships and programs that aid students and faculty, college facilities, and more.

This Is COD's Story

Your community college is opening doors to higher education, career advancement and lifelong learning.

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Record Number of Degrees and Certificates Conferred by College of the Desert
Record Number of Degrees and Certificates Conferred by College of the Desert

A record-breaking number of students, over 1,100, have completed the required coursework for graduation and over 450 are expected to participate in the ceremony.

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HALF WAY THERE: Grants, Gifts and Events Like Stepping Out For COD Raised $1.2 Million For Student Success
HALF WAY THERE: Grants, Gifts and Events Like Stepping Out For COD Raised $1.2 Million For Student Success

In a little over a year, thanks to events like Stepping Out for COD and additional support from grants and individual gifts, we have raised just over half of our $2.4 million goal to support student success at College of the Desert.

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$25,000 Gift Opens the Door
$25,000 Gift Opens the Door

The Annexstad Family Foundation - helping support the bright minds and big dreams of veterans at College of the Desert.

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By Connecting To Her Past She Helps Others Connect To Their Future
By Connecting To Her Past She Helps Others Connect To Their Future

Kim Dozier, Ph.D. came from a family of educators. From her great grandmother, to both her grandmothers, and her mom. That’s really unheard of today. So, naturally, Kim didn’t want to be a teacher.

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Student Success Initiatives Highlight -- High School Student Engagement
Student Success Initiatives Highlight -- High School Student Engagement

President Kinnamon, in his State of the College address, underscored both the challenges and opportunities inherent in increasing the number and the rate of local high school students who are prepared for college.

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Academic Angels Spring Luncheon Raises $25,000 for the Kitchen Garden at COD
Academic Angels Spring Luncheon Raises $25,000 for the Kitchen Garden at COD

COD Foundation Academic Angels Spring Bloom Luncheon was in full bloom April 11, 2016 at the Blossoming Gardens at Toscana Country Club...

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Featured Donor

Annexstad Family Foundation

Established 16 years ago in 2000, The Annexstad Family Foundation, was founded by Al and Cathy Annexstad and their family. We’re so appreciative of their $25,000 gift to support the bright minds and big dreams of tomorrow’s College of the Desert students.

 

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