Making a difference year round.
From students and alumni, to business and industry, College of the Desert Foundation significantly impacts the vitality and quality of life in the valley through our support for COD. The College's stories of success can be found everywhere you look. 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, when you step up for COD with a membership or donation you make a significant difference in higher education, career advancement and lifelong learning.
Our ability to secure our future is only possible as long as we remain strong and vital in the here and now. Key projects, from technology upgrades and equipment, to program enhancements and scholarships, depend on your investment. All gifts, no matter the amount, make a collective difference.
The President's Circle was created by the Foundation in 1983. It is comprised of an exceptional group of individuals and business leaders who are committed to the mission of COD and its Foundation. The President's Circle is the largest and most important resource of unrestricted gifts to the College, helping provide critical resources to meet educational needs, as well as support mission-critical services at the Foundation.
Members enjoy a variety of benefits. You may view a full list of benefits and levels below. Or, for more information on any of the annual giving opportunities at the Foundation, contact the Foundation at 760-773-2561 or via e-mail to Peter Sturgeon.
President's Circle Levels
Gold Member $5,000 (Limit 25 members.)
Silver Member $2,500 (Limit 50 members.)
Bronze Member $1,000
This organization is made up of over 300 members whose purpose is to serve as Goodwill Ambassadors for College of the Desert and to assist the Foundation in pursuing its goals. The organization hosts luncheons, events and guest speakers throughout the year to raise funds for scholarships and other College programs and services.
Angels Membership Levels:
For more information on any of the Annual Giving opportunities at the Foundation, contact the Foundation at 760-773-2561 or via e-mail to Peter Sturgeon.
Give Anytime - Step Up For COD
You can give at anytime online, or by clicking the Donate Now icon found throughout the site.
For Information on all any of the giving opportunities found here, or if you have questions and would like to talk to someone at the Foundation, call 760-773-2561 or e-mail Jhummer@collegeofthedesert.edu