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

  • 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).

  • 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). 

  • Simulation space debuts

    Trial was in session in early May at the newly opened courtroom inside the Center for Simulation, with CCA employees taking the stand, wedged inside the jury box, and an adjunct faculty member presiding as judge.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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