Why Support the HCC Foundation Inc.?
Our success depends on it. Click here to learn why we need your support.
Ways to Give
An investment in the HCC Foundation is an investment in our students and our community. There are numerous and convenient ways to contribute to the Foundation.
Cash, Check or Credit Card Gifts
You may contribute with cash, checks or credit cards by completing a contribution form.
To contribute online, please visit the online donation form.
Corporate and Matching Gifts
Your company may match personal contributions made to the Foundation. Many organizations match, double or triple their employees' contributions to qualifying nonprofit organizations. Please contact your organization's business or human resources office to determine if your organization has a matching gifts program. If it does, please request the appropriate form and complete and mail it to the Foundation.
You may support the Foundation through gifts of goods and services (equipment, for example). Please visit the Contributions Forms page and download the non-monetary contributions and gift form.
You may deduct the full market value of an appreciated stock that is given to the Foundation. Click here to for more information.
You may name the Foundation in your will. Your will can include gifts in the form of property (cash, securities and personal property); a percentage of your estate; or the residue of your estate (property remaining after other bequests have been fulfilled).
Here is sample language for a bequest to the Foundation:
I give and bequeath to the Halifax Community College Foundation Inc. the sum of ______ dollars ($__) (or percentage of estate) for the use and benefit of Halifax Community College, in the manner and for the purposes determined by the discretion of the HCC Foundation Board.
I give and bequeath to the Halifax Community College Foundation Inc. the sum of ______ dollars ($__) (or percentage of estate) for the use and benefit of the _________________________ Fund (name of scholarship or other fund) at Halifax Community College. This scholarship will be awarded annually to full- and/or part-time HCC students. The scholarship award may be applied toward tuition, fees and books and will be divided equally between the fall and spring semesters. Satisfactory academic progress (minimum grade point average of _________________) must be maintained in order for the recipient to receive the award for the spring semester.
Please show this language to your attorney, who can adapt it to best suit your needs.
The Foundation's sponsorship program provides organizations with the opportunity to sponsor HCC and HCC Foundation events. For more information, please visit the sponsorships Web page.
For more information about contributing a planned gift to the Foundation, please visit the Web page on planned giving.