Educational Institutions

Merced College Foundation

  • Merced, CA
  • www.mccd.edu/advancement

Mission Statement

The mission of the Merced College Foundation is to provide support for the activities and programs of Merced College which are necessary to maintain excellence in all areas of education and community service.

Main Programs

  1. Merced College Foundation Scholarship Program
Service Areas

Self-reported

California

Merced College serves the population of Merced County, California and surrounding communities, a geographical region of more than 2,100 square miles.

ruling year

1974

Principal Officer since 2010

Self-reported

Robin Shepard

Keywords

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Merced College

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EIN

23-7385578

 Number

8218616718

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Community/Junior College (B41)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

How does this organization make a difference?

Overview

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The Merced College Foundation will assist Merced College in the pursuit of excellence through the acquisition of private gifts. In this endeavor, we will strive to become goodwill ambassadors for the college and stewards of the public trust.
We will develop new friends for the college and cultivate our current supporters.

We will become the communication link between the college and community.

 

We will seek public and private support for college programs and services.

 

We will acknowledge our donors and create opportunities to recognize their philanthropy.

We will celebrate the success of our students and honor the accomplishments of our alumni.

Programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Program 1

Merced College Foundation Scholarship Program

The Merced College Foundation manages both annual and permanent scholarship accounts.

Category

Education

Population(s) Served

General Public/Unspecified

Female Adults

Male Adults

Budget

$150,000.00

Service Areas

Self-reported

California

Merced College serves the population of Merced County, California and surrounding communities, a geographical region of more than 2,100 square miles.

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Financials

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Merced College Foundation
Fiscal year: Jul 01-Jun 30
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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Operations

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Merced College Foundation

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Robin Shepard

BIO

Mr. Shepard has been the executive director of the Merced College Foundation since 1996.  He holds a Master's in Fine Arts degree in Writing from Vermont College.

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Mr. Edward Macha

UBS/PaineWebber

Term: July 2010 - June 2011

BOARD LEADERSHIP PRACTICES

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CEO OVERSIGHT

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ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

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BOARD COMPOSITION

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BOARD PERFORMANCE

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