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Orange Coast College Foundation

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Mission

The Mission of the Orange Coast College Foundation is to support the college by encouraging gifts of time, treasure and talent from alumni, campus stakeholders, and community members. This mission includes current and future students as well as reaching out to the community for mutually beneficial programs.

Ruling year info

1985

Principal Officer

Douglas Bennett

Main address

2701 Fairview Road

Costa Mesa, CA 92626 USA

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EIN

33-0071349

NTEE code info

Community/Junior College (B41)

Higher Education Institutions (B40)

University or Technological (B43)

IRS filing requirement

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

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Programs and results

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Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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

The Planetarium at Orange Coast College and the Sailing and Seamanship Center

The Orange Coast College Foundation supports a variety of programs across the campus including the Orange Coast College Planetarium that opened in 2019, the college’s scholarship program, OCC’s athletic teams through a variety of means, individual department and academic program fundraising, and marine programs.

Population(s) Served
Children and youth
Families

Orange Coast College Scholarships are funded by generous donors to the Orange Coast College Foundation. For almost 60 years, many supporters of Orange Coast College and our students have generously contributed scholarships to ensure that students, who otherwise might not be able to complete their education, can do so successfully. Donors include: Alumni and community members, Service organizations, Businesses, College staff, faculty, and students Scholarships can be endowed or funded on an annual basis or your donation can be pooled in our General Scholarship Fund.

Last year the Foundation awarded over $700,000 in scholarships to deserving OCC students.

Population(s) Served

Where we work

Financials

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The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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Orange Coast College Foundation

Board of directors
as of 08/10/2023
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Jeff Hyder

Simple Green

Term: 2023 - 2025

Dave Grant

President Emeritus Orange Coast College

Dave Cline

Fluid Research

Mary Lynn Bergman-Rallis

Community Volunteer

Marc Harper, CPA, JD

CEO, West Family Holdings

Rush Hill, II

Retired

Jeff Hyder

Vice President, Simple Green

A. Patrick Munoz

Rutan and Tucker

Jerrel Richards

Retired Dean, OCC

Janet Ronnenberg

Community Volunteer

Bill Wood

Community Volunteer

Blade Gillissen

Faculty, Orange Coast College

Angelica Suarez, Ph.D.

President, Orange Coast College

Madjid Niroumand, D.M.B.A.

Vice President, Orange Coast College

Rich Pagel, Ed.D.

Vice President, Orange Coast College

Shana Jenkins

President, OCC Alumni & Friends

Eileen Lewis

President, Friends of the Library

Peggy Fort

California Marketing Concepts

Lori Ginex-Orinion

Attorney

Dan Steffano

Fire Chief, City of Costa Mesa

Michelle Grimes-Hillman

vice President, Orange ?Coast College

Madison Harris

President, ASOCC

Katie Kissee-Fenwick

Deloitte

Board leadership practices

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Yes
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? No

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 8/10/2023

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Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Male, Not transgender
Sexual orientation
Heterosexual or Straight
Disability status
Person without a disability

Race & ethnicity

Gender identity

Transgender Identity

Sexual orientation

Disability