Giving Priorities

Giving Priorities

With your support, we prepare students to meet the evolving needs of business and industry, helping students transition seamlessly from education to sustainable wage employment. 
Aligning giving priorities with the College's strategic plan helps ensure that resources are directed towards initiatives that empower the college to better serve students, faculty, and the broader community.

Giving Priorities

Britt's Bears | Phoenix College

Britt's Bears

Britt’s Bears helps former foster youth defy statistics and overcome hurdles by providing coaching and mentoring, alongside social and cultural experiences, with peers and coaches. Because where we start in life should not determine how far we can go.

Bumstead's Resource Room | Phoenix College

Bumstead's Resource Room

An alarming number of students struggle to purchase food and other school supplies, which has a direct impact on their well-being and success. Providing essential support students need to fully engage in learning is the best way to ensure successful completion.

Early College Access | Phoenix College

Early College Access

Early College Programs like Dual Enrollment, ACE and Hoop of Learning offer substantial benefits, helping ease the transition from high school to college and increasing academic confidence for students, and reducing the financial burden on families.

Emergency Student Stipends | Phoenix College

Emergency Student Stipends

Emergency Support Stipendprovide stipends to students who face emergencies or unforeseen circumstances such as unexpected job loss, emergency medical expenses, housing crises, transportation issues, or sudden family emergencies, which might otherwise lead students to drop-out - or stop-out - of college.

Esports Team | Phoenix College

Esports Team

Esports Teams provide students with a range of skills and experiences that contribute to improved teamwork and collaboration, critical thinking, communication and time-management skills, vital to academic and professional success.

Mariachi Ensemble | Phoenix College

Osos del Valle - Mariachi Ensemble

Performing in a musical ensemble can be costly, which limits access for students who wish to join the ensemble but do not have the financial resources to do so. Allow students to experience the Osos del Valle, which lifts the soul and leaves an indelible mark on our hearts.

Phoenix Promise

Phoenix Promise

The Phoenix Promise Program is a commitment to Phoenix high school students to make college affordable and attainable. The program supports eligible Phoenix high school graduates with demonstrated financial needs and who do not receive Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) funds or other scholarships sufficient to cover the full cost of attending community college.

FAFSA + Scholarships + Phoenix Promise Program = A Fully Funded Education at Phoenix College 

BASH: Be A Student’s Hero - Day of Giving

BASH - Day of Giving

Help raise $12,000 during Be A Student’s Hero – Day of Giving, supporting Bumstead’s Resource Room, providing shelf-stable food, personal hygiene products, school and child care supplies, and other critical resources to keep students enrolled and on track to complete their programs of study.