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About the Foundation

The Kirtland Community College Foundation (KCCF) was established in 1972 for the purpose of soliciting funds from the private sector to augment and extend the financial base of the college.  As a non-profit 501 (c)(3) organization,  we can solicit funds and receive tax deductible gifts for the benefit of the college and its community.  Any gift to Kirtland may be made through the foundation.

Our Vision is to strive to become a world class organization linking benefactors to college and student needs.

Our Mission at the foundation is to strengthen communities by supporting Kirtland and its students.

Your legacy with Kirtland Community College starts with the Kirtland Foundation. Whether you are a potential donor or recipient, the Kirtland Foundation will help you make a difference in your community.

Recipients of Kirtland Foundation funds include students, faculty and the campus itself. From portable science labs, benches around campus to overseas service learning experiences, the Foundation makes everything at Kirtland Community College world-class. The Kirtland Foundation is a:

  • Resource to support Kirtland Community College and its students
  • Fiscal agent for Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs
  • Supporter of Service Learning projects
  • Facilitator of strong relationships with Kirtland Community College alumni and friends

Donors, recipients, volunteers and alumni create experiences that last a lifetime when they participate in Kirtland Foundation work. Some of the many benefits of being a part of the Kirtland Foundation include:

  • Access to higher education, leadership and volunteer opportunities
  • Community involvement
  • Global awareness

Kirtland Foundation Board

(Front row left to right) MaryAnn Ferrigan, Tom Quinn (secretary), Pauline Cournyer, Ed Harris, Ruth Ferguson, Sheryl Coyne, Sandy Woods (vp)  (Back row left to right)  Patrick Ryan, Diane Allen, Rich Vlasic, Eric Hart, Bill Curnalia (president), Mike Wahl, Rug Dozzi (treasurer)

(Front row left to right) MaryAnn Ferrigan, Tom Quinn (secretary), Pauline Cournyer, Ed Harris, Ruth Ferguson, Sheryl Coyne, Sandy Woods (vp) (Back row left to right) Patrick Ryan, Diane Allen, Rich Vlasic, Eric Hart, Bill Curnalia (president), Mike Wahl, Rug Dozzi (treasurer)

Dear Foundation Supporters:

It is with great pleasure that I greet you as the President of the Kirtland Community College Foundation. I think we can all be proud of the efforts of the Foundation to support and encourage our students and faculty in their pursuit of excellence. It is apparent that the dollars raised and reinvested at Kirtland are paying significant dividends. With your generous support KCCF will continue to give scholarships and grants to ensure excellence in our curriculum, students, faculty and the infrastructure that supports them. We would encourage you to consider making an annual contribution to the Foundation as an investment in our community’s future. Kirtland Community College is dedicated to offering the training and skills so vitally needed in our local job market. Please consider joining this effort with your financial support.

Sincerely,

William Curnalia, President
Kirtland Community College Foundation

 

Kirtland Foundation Staff

Lynne RudenLynne Ruden
Resource Dev. Manager
(989) 275-5000, ext. 446
lynne.ruden@kirtland.edu
Katie TisdaleKatie Tisdale
Foundation Manager
(989)275-5000, ext. 388
katie.tisdale@kirtland.edu