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Professional Development

In-person and online resources connect you with best practices in fundraising, communications and alumni relations.



Connect with colleagues who experience similar challenges and develop collaborative solutions.



Join the movement advocating for increased investments in Community College development programs.

Foundations Summit

financial best practices
Join us for a statewide, one-day summit that will discuss Foundation accounting and reporting best practices and preview the California Community Colleges Auxiliary Manual, your college's guide to maintaining Ed Code compliance. 

Friday, February 24th at the Coast Community Colleges District.  

A $65 registration fee includes all session, continental breakfast, and lunch. Register two attendees and get the third free. Register now >

This event is organized in collaboration with Orange Coast College, the California Community Colleges Chief Business Officers, and Vicenti, Lloyd & Stutzman, CPAs. 

Why Join the Network?

dual membership in case, the council for advancement and support of education
Through a partnership with the Foundation for California Community Colleges, membership in the Network of California Community College Foundations includes access to professional development services offered through the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) for all staff members at your institution. CASE is education's leading resource for knowledge, standards, advocacy and training in alumni relations, communications, fundraising, and marketing. Learn more >
discounted rate at the annual conference for community college advancement

The Network collaborates with CASE to produce the Conference for Community College Advancement. Save hundreds per person on conference registration and attend California-specific programming as a part of the conference. Learn more >

Network members are invited to attend an opening night reception and other special California-specific activities. 

regional roundtables and networking
Informal peer-to-peer small group gatherings are ranked as one the most valuable forms of professional development opportunities supporting Network members. Regional Roundtables are one-day retreats that consist of an in-depth exploration of the host college foundation, followed by a facilitated discussion of hot topics facing foundation executive directors.  
online toolkits, templates and best practices

Looking for benchmarking resources, white papers and sample documents? Both CASE and the Network offer online platforms with resources to meet your needs. Explore CASE tools >

Online communities and a statewide email list serv offer immediate access to colleagues’ collective experience. Explore Network resources >

Member spotlight

SANTA BARBARA CITY COLLEGE Foundation won national acclaim for its college promise program from heads up America and Dr. Jill BideN.

Thanks to our partners

Foundation for California Community Colleges