Student WorkingRemoving barriers to education at Portland Community College through the power of partnerships.


A community where anyone can thrive through education.


Every person deserves the opportunity and support necessary to achieve their educational goals.

  • We actively seek out and invest in prospective and current students, especially those who
    experience systemic barriers.
  • We boldly and creatively respond to address the needs of our students and community.
  • We are transparent, fiscally responsible and ethical in our communication, interactions
    and intentions with our stakeholders

Tax-exempt status

A tax-exempt 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, the PCC Foundation mobilizes private support for student scholarships and educational programs. Contributions to the PCC Foundation are tax deductible to the full extent of the law.