Maricopa Community College

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Flint Stephens, Writer for Brandforge

Locals helping locals: 6 success stories you need to know about

This article is Sponsored by Maricopa Community Colleges Foundation. Arizona residents understand charitable generosity, both from the giving and receiving perspectives. From Larry Fitzgerald and his First Down Fund to Paul Goldschmidt’s Goldy’s Fund 4 Kids, high-profile locals demonstrate the importance of giving back to those in the community who are deserving. However, the majority of area residents […]
6 years ago
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Flint Stephens, Writer for Brandforge

What really happens when you donate to a community college?

This article is Sponsored by Maricopa Community Colleges Foundation. After the 2008 recession, attendance at community colleges nationwide spiked as unemployed workers sought education to learn improved job skills. According to a Federal Reserve report, nearly 37 percent of all post-secondary students are enrolled in community colleges. In some states, that number rises to almost 60 […]
6 years ago
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Maricopa Community Colleges Foundation

Giving veterans a fresh start with education

This article is Sponsored by Maricopa Community Colleges Foundation. There’s something heartwarming about the stories showing military men and women returning home to the open arms of spouses and children. As a community, we tie yellow ribbons around trees and possibly show up to a parade, thanking our veterans for their service. Certainly, the day […]
7 years ago
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Maricopa Community Colleges Foundation

Top 5 reasons to donate to a community college

This article is Sponsored by Maricopa Community Colleges Foundation. In recent years, the popularity of community colleges has grown. In Arizona alone, the 10 Maricopa Community College campuses provide affordable educational opportunities for more than 250,000 students each year. Like traditional universities, community colleges rely on donations to offer the quality of education each student deserves. Here are five reasons […]
7 years ago