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Mission Statement

The North Country Community College Foundation is dedicated to helping the College maintain and enhance the quality educational experiences offered to students and the community by providing financial and resource assistance. As the philanthropic focal point for North Country Community College, the Foundation provides an opportunity for alumni, community residents, faculty, staff, visitors and other interested parties to invest in the College, its students and its future. The Foundation is focused on providing support in four key areas:

  • Student Scholarships
  • Instructional Equipment and Technology
  • Capital Upgrades
  • Faculty and Staff Professional Development Opportunities

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Whenever one of us makes a commitment to NCCC we are rewarded each time we witness the transformative impact public higher education has on students, families and employers. Lives are changed through our efforts and the scholarships and innovative programs we help to make possible each year. Whether it is a student you want to motivate, a loved one you wish to honor, or an educational program you would like to support, the NCCC Foundation is here to help. To make a donation to NCCC Foundation and increase the impact public higher education has on our community, please consider these giving options available through the NCCC Foundation. For further information contact Diana Fortune, NCCC Foundation Director,  at 518-354-5261 or


Awards Ceremony

Providing student scholarships and awards is a top priority for the NCCC Foundation. The generosity of donors allows us to make available a variety of scholarships and awards each year. Our supporters have created scholarships so that a college education can be within reach of every student. Click the link below for current scholarship information and application forms.

2020-2021 Scholarship Opportunities.

NCCC Foundation Board of Directors

Serving as a member of the Board of Directors of the Foundation provides a unique opportunity to participate in the life of the College. The NCCC Foundation Board of Directors is a volunteer group composed of leading community, business, and civic leaders of Essex and Franklin counties who share a special interest in the health and future of the North Country region.


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Degrees of Change is a publication of the NCCC Foundation focused on keeping alumni and friends of North Country Community College informed about important happenings at the college. Degrees of Change highlights recent achievements, upcoming events and key opportunities to support students at NCCC. To receive upcoming issues, please share your contact information with us by emailing Diana Fortune at or call  518-354-5261.