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

  • Goal: raise level of filmmaking

    Two dozen esteemed filmmakers from the world’s third-largest producer of content were embedded in an intensive four-week course at the Colorado Film School this spring. Their overarching mission: to raise professional standards for future features in Nigeria – and potentially allow their homeland to compete for international awards.

  • Speech to have equity lens

     James Gray, co-chair of the college’s Equity in Excellence project that is studying gaps in African-American academic outcomes and presenting methodologies in an effort to improve them, has been asked to speak June 30 at The National Forum on Education Policy annual conference in Washington D.C.

  • 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).

  • Auditions Sept. 2-4

    Community College of Aurora’s featured fall stage production will be Harper Lee’s “To Kill A Mockingbird,” adapted for the stage by Christopher Sergel.

    Play dates will be Nov. 6-8 and 13-15 at 7:30 p.m., Nov. 7 and 14 at 11 a.m., and Nov. 8 and 15 at 1 p.m. All shows will be held at the Larry D. Carter Theater on the CentreTech campus.

  • Network ... and nosh, too

    Community College of Aurora will hold its annual Part-Time Job, Internship and "Free Stuff" Fair on Sept. 4 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event is an opportunity for students to connect with employers with available part-time jobs and internships, while also recieving CCA discounts.

  • Foundational approach adopted

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

  • 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 segment reairing

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

  • All ages, levels welcome

    The Colorado Film School periodically holds open auditions, and coming up, there will be two different sessions (Sept. 6, 10 a.m.-6 p.m./Sept. 7, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.) for actors of all levels and ages to put their talents on display.

  • 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.

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