CCA is an accredited community college with campuses in Aurora and Denver Colorado

Welcome to the CCA Foundation

Established in 1985, the Community College of Aurora Foundation (the “Foundation”) is governed by a voluntary board of directors.  The Foundation’s stated mission is to “build financial and public support for the Community College of Aurora” and its stated goals are to:

    •    Provide financial support to the College and its students through effective fundraising
    •    Build public and business awareness of the College and the benefits it provides the community
    •    Provide community input and counsel to the College
    •    Effectively discharge its responsibilities of property holder and administrator


 
Giving to CCA

Your support makes an enormous difference in our students' lives, so thank you!  Checks should be made out to the CCA Foundation, or you can make a donation online. Property should be transferred to the CCA Foundation, and property should be sold in the name of the CCA Foundation.  If you need the CCA Foundation’s tax ID number, please contact the Foundation Office.

CCA Foundation Scholarships

The Community College of Aurora Foundation offers scholarships for a variety of students. Whether you have a 2.0 GPA or a 4.0, there are scholarships for you! Whether you are receiving money from the federal government through a Pell Grant, or you do not qualify for one, there are scholarships available. 

Go to CCA Foundation Scholarships 

Donate towards a CCA Foundation Scholarship 

News & Events

  • Underwriting of shows part of deals

    The Colorado Film School at Community College of Aurora has entered into partnership agreements with local Toyota dealers and Denver-based Oster Jewelers to produce content for distribution on web and other commercial channels, the film school’s director, Frederic Lahey announced.

  • Will instruct teachers in Chile

    Ruby Eichenour, a sixth-year adjunct in Community College of Aurora’s ESL program, has been awarded a Fulbright Global Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) award. She is expected to begin her three-month teaching expedition in Chile sometime in the spring of 2015.

  • CCCS cites academic rigor

    CCA's Translation and Interpretation certificate program has been cited for excellence by the Colorado Community College System not only for its work within the classroom, but also for its students' successful transition into the marketplace.

    Marketing efforts, word-of-mouth, and a revised scheduling blueprint has helped grow the program over the last year.

  • Concurrent enrollment program part of GPS

    CNN featured CCA on its July 13 broadcast of "Fareed Zakaria GPS."

  • Multi-disciplinary exercise

    A classic ‘Whodunnit?’ received a modern treatment when the historic Lizzie Borden case was revisited for the third installment of the multidisciplinary exercise, “CSI: Aurora" in March and April.

  • Event seeking volunteer support

    The City of Aurora is celebrating our diverse international community on Saturday, August 23, through Global Fest 2014 (http://auroraglobalfest.org/). The college will have an information tent at the event, but the city also needs volunteer help to make the event a success.
     

  • Foundational approach adopted

    The Art & Design program at CCA wants its students to “think differently” than they have previously about their craft.

  • Aimed at STEM students

    Community College of Aurora has been awarded a $15,000 grant from Xcel Energy for a pilot project aimed at increasing the number of minority, low-income students prepared to earn degrees and certificates in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM).

  • New leadership hails cooperation

    The City of Aurora and Community College of Aurora have enjoyed a strong partnership through the years. And with Dr. Betsy Oudenhoven now in place as college president and the rest of her leadership team taking form, Mayor Steve Hogan is hopeful that the two entities can solidify the relationship to the benefit of both parties in the short term.

  • College to launch PCT program

    Community College of Aurora has been selected as one of 17 colleges nationally from 90 applicants to participate in the Job Ready, Willing and Able project funded by the Walmart Foundation through the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC). 

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