Associate Groups


The Long Beach City College Foundation has been serving the Long Beach community and our College since 1978. The ability of the Foundation to step in with special projects and funding for critical needs allows LBCC to remain on education’s cutting edge. It is vital both to the maintenance and expansion of quality at the College that our work continues to grow. The private sector has stepped forward through the Foundation to assure that growth through individual, private foundations, corporate donations, annuities, and Associate Group involvement. The Associate Groups cover many areas, so you can select the group which most fits your interests. Most groups meet once per month during the Academic Year.

Adapted Physical Education Associates 

Offers support to disabled and stroke affected students. The Group focuses on improving equipment and facilities for disabled students.

Athletics Associates 

Assists the LBCC Athletics department that consists of 18 men’s and women’s intercollegiate athletic teams.  The group raises funds that directly supports all student athletes and athletic programs.

Child Development Associates 

Works with the Child Development and Parent Education Departments to assist with equipment needs. Provides scholarship support to students in the program.

Emeritus Associates 

Provides an opportunity for retired faculty to participate through retiree recognition, service, and social events.

Fine Arts Associates 

Supports programs and students in the Art, Music, Radio T.V., Dance, Photography and Theater departments. Encourages attendance at student productions and exhibits and provides scholarship support to students in those programs.

Friends of Languages Associates 

Supports programs and students in the Foreign Language departments. Provides scholarship support to students in those programs.

Health Care Associates 

Provides support for the Nursing and Allied Technologies programs. Addresses the specific needs of the Health Care area.

Helping the Homeless

Developing a comprehensive program to provide qualified homeless Long Beach City College students with stable housing and access to supportive services to enable them to successfully pursue their education.

Library & Learning Resources Associates 

Enhances the College’s collection of books and learning resources. Provides student support through the center for learning assistance, media services, and adult education.

PCC Vocational Associates 

Supports technical and vocational areas of the Pacific Coast Campus. Represents the needs of the trade areas to the community.

Senior Studies Associates 

Raises funds for the Senior Studies programs at the Pacific Coast Campus.