LBCC Foundation

Overview

Investing in our Future

The Long Beach City College Foundation is a nonprofit organization dedicated to raising money to support the students and staff and to enhance the learning environment of the Long Beach Community College District. The LBCC Foundation fulfills this mission by providing funding for scholarships, programs, capital projects, and the emerging needs of our students.

About

Established in 1978, the LBCC Foundation funds nearly $4 million in student scholarships, faculty and staff grants, program support, and other special projects each year. The LBCC Foundation operates with an endowment of nearly $15 million, thanks to contributions from individuals, alumni, corporations, and members of our community.

Learn more about the Foundation’s fundraising initiatives including Long Beach College Promise & Promise 2.0, President’s Circle, Establishing a Scholarship, Associate Groups, LBCC Grants, and the Alumni Association.

Mission

Long Beach City College Foundation’s mission is to raise funds to support the College’s outstanding and evolving learning environment.

Vision

Long Beach City College Foundation values lifelong education as vital to a dynamic, productive society and recognizes that Long Beach City College serves as a gateway to the future for our diverse community.  The Foundation provides resources to enhance the College’s role as a community innovator and leader.

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Support The Viking Student Emergency and Basic Needs Fund

COVID-19 is currently impacting over 25,000 Viking students as they continue to work toward their educational goals.

The Viking Student Emergency and Basic Needs Fund was established to respond to the immediate needs of students and student services.  Whether the need is technology, food, housing, or any other obstacle that may impede the learning environment, the Viking Student Emergency and Basic Needs Fund helps to remove any barriers to education that a student may encounter.

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African-American/Black Student Support Fund
A Race-based Systems Strategy to Address African American and Black Student Success

The African-American/Black Student Support Fund functions on the belief that all identifying African American and Black students deserve an opportunity to succeed. This fund seeks to provide financial assistance for African American and Black identifying students to successfully navigate higher education in a safe and culturally responsive manner.