Ways to Give


When you donate to the Long Beach City City College Foundation, you are doing more than just giving a monetary gift – you show your willingness to support the college’s commitment to improving educational instruction, providing quality campus improvements, and expanding the economic opportunities of our students.

Online Giving

If you would like to support one of the college’s many associate groups, programs, scholarships, or give directly to the LBCC Foundation’s general fund, you can donate online.

The LBCC College Promise

Long Beach Promise extends the opportunity of a college education to every student in the Long Beach Unified School District to create a more vibrant community. This innovative and nationally recognized initiative is transforming the lives of students and the city’s economic future by placing higher education within reach for all. You can make a promise and a life-changing difference for Long Beach City College students by donating today.

IRA Distribution

Any individual who has attained the age of 70-1/2 may make a qualified charitable distribution (QCD) from an individual retirement account (IRA). A QCD permits annual direct transfers to a qualified charity totaling up to $100,000 of tax-deferred savings. Click here for more information on QCDs from an IRA. 

Amazon Smile

You can help to support our students through Amazon Smile and select the LBCC Foundation before you shop at Amazon.

To designate the Long Beach City College Foundation tax ID # 95-3297459 as “your charity”, simply go to smile.amazon.com. Once you have designated your charity, just shop at smile.amazon.com each time you shop.  It is free to designate a charity and our students benefit. Amazon donates a small percentage of all eligible purchases.

Payroll Donations

You may donate through payroll deductions by filling out the deduction form and sending it to the LBCC Foundation Office.

Buy a Brick on the Walk of Honor

The brick walkway honors LBCC alumni and supporters who would like to make a solid contribution to LBCC. If you would like to purchase a brick and recognize yourself or someone special, please fill out the Walk of Honor, Buy a Brick Form and submit it to the Foundation.