For 50 years, College of the Desert has served as the Coachella Valley’s center for higher education, occupational and technical training and lifelong learning. College of the Desert Foundation helps support COD as it grows in response to the community's needs, to keep the Coachella Valley working and to maintain and improve the region's quality of life. Today, College of the Desert opens the door to brighter futures and expanded opportunities for more than 13,000 students in the Coachella Valley annually.
College of the Desert Foundation and COD's stories of success more than likely touch your life every day. Our alumni work, live and play throughout Coachella Valley. They are your doctors and nurses, fire and police professionals, hospitality and retail workers, political leaders, landscapers, accountants, lawyers virtually every field of business and industry.
Your support of College of the Desert Foundation, our goals and mission make these stories possible. Thank you.
College of the Desert Foundation helps ensure COD can provide the educated workforce that serves as the engine for the region’s economic growth. Our impact is significant throughout the valley. We are training and educating the next generation of clean technology professionals, childcare providers, allied healthcare workers, architects, golf professionals and programmers to build the next web-based platforms.
Through College of the Desert Foundation you can make a difference in the lives of students and the quality of life we enjoy in the Coachella Valley. Whether you are a parent, student, alumni, faculty member, business partner, philanthropist or investor, foundation or organization, part- or full-time resident, or just a fan of COD… your donation or membership to the College of the Desert Foundation will have a lasting impact.
Whether you're alumni, a student, faculty member, business partner, donor or just a fan of the college, chances are you have a COD story to share. So tell us your story and we may even feature it in our our virtual yearbook.
College of the Desert Foundation is a nonprofit organization working to provide financial support from the community to help College of the Desert, to support student and faculty scholarships, as well as to underwrite programs and facilities at the College that cannot be funded through other means.