Cynthia Killingsworth, Lead Instructor
What is Students4Giving?
Students4Giving was created in September 2007 through a Campus Compact and Fidelity® Charitable Gift Fund initiative to educate and inspire a generation of engaged citizens, philanthropists, and community leaders. Portland Community College was one of five academic institutions in the nation selected to create a donor advised fund to offer grants to non-profit organizations within their communities.
This past year, PCC's Students4Giving participants have accomplished the following:
- Over $8,000 was raised through used textbook donations and sales throughout the year.
- Spring term participants in the Sylvania Campus Business 208: Introduction to Nonprofits and Philanthropy course selected a funding focus of educational & environmental outreach programs which benefit at-risk youth as part of their course curriculum. At the end of the term two grant recipients were selected and received funding for a total of $10,000.