Education is the key to a successful future. The Spoon River College Foundation actively seeks resources to provide excellent educational opportunities at Spoon River College.
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For many years, colleges and universities have depended on their Foundations for additional support and resources, but 30 years ago, foundations for community colleges were rare. Because of the foresight of dedicated community leaders, the Spoon River College Foundation was officially established as a 501(c)(3), Not for Profit Corporation in 1979.
The Foundation’s original mission was "to support the general welfare of Spoon River College…for educational, service, capital, and other institutional needs." As you can see above, the intent of that mission, while broadened, essentially remains the same today.
Since 2000, the Foundation and the college have provided over one million dollars for scholarships and college programs, innovation grants, faculty research, facility and technology upgrades, and community projects. The Foundation Board of Directors works hand-in-hand with the college’s Board of Trustees and Administration to ensure that "excellent educational opportunities" are possible for ALL residents in the college’s district and beyond.
Contributions to the Foundation are given in many ways--through donations, naming rights opportunities, grants, personal or organizational scholarships, fundraising activities, planned gifts, special campaigns and so much more. Our current endowment is $2.5 million and growing!
For over three decades, hundreds of students have been able to achieve their educational goals because of scholarships awarded through the Foundation. Faculty members have received support for innovative activities through funds awarded by the Foundation, and new furnishings and technology-enhanced classrooms have been added to the college’s campuses and centers. All of this is due to the good stewardship practices by our Board of Directors and because of committed supporters like you.
Our website is a continuous work in progress. We will also be adding new information each month so we invite you to "check on us" often. We thank you for your continued interest and support of Spoon River College and the SRC Foundation.
-SRC Foundation Makes Donation to Canton Disaster Recovery Fund
-Spoon River College and SRC Foundation Scholarships Available for the 2017-18 Academic Year
-SRC Community Chorus Adds Fifth Scholarship After Holiday Concert
-#GivingSPOONday Triples Goal and Raises Over $15,000 in 24 Hours
-SRC Community Outreach Employees Moved to the Canton Campus
-SRC Student Ashtyn Stufflebeam Awarded 1st Farm Credit Services Ag Scholarship
-SRC and CCC Alumni Awards Recipients Honored
-SRC Canton Community Outreach Center Updates
-SRC Foundation Launches GivingSPOONday and Seeks Community Involvement
SRC Goes Pink and Purple for Awareness
-Tickets On Sale for SRC Community Chorus Production of "A Joyous Jubilee"
-Spoon River College Goes Pink For Breast Cancer Awareness
-Snapper Athletics Will Host a Paint and Sip Fundraiser October 14
-SRC and CCC Alumni Award Recipients Announced
-SRC Community Chorus Concert Rehearsals Begin September 29
-Fellheimer Trust Scholarships Available for Students Attending Macomb Campus - Deadline October 14
-More Than $10,600 Raised for SRC Havana Center at Horsin' Around Fundraiser
-SRC Foundation Golf Outing Raises More Than $21,000
-Nominations Sought for CCC/SRC Alumni Awards
-SRC Community Chorus Will Present "Bleacher Bums"
-SRC Foundation "Horsin' Around" Event to Benefit Havana Center August 27
-SRC Foundation Golf Outing to be Held July 29
-SRC Adult Education Program Receives $10,000 Grant From Dollar General Literacy Foundation
-SRC Community Chorus Celebrates Successful Season, Plans Next
-SRC Foundation Donors Honored At President's Reception
Sunday, February 12
SRC Community Chorus Presents: Ken Bradbury in Concert. 3 p.m., Canton Church of the Brethren (3rd Ave. and Chestnut)
Tickets: $10 and support SRC Foundation Scholarships. Call (309) 649-6260.
Saturday, March 25
"Murder at the Juice Joint" Mystery Dinner and Silent Auction Fundraiser to Benefit SRC in Macomb.
6 p.m., SRC Macomb Outreach Center, 2500 East Jackson Street.
For more information contact: The SRC Foundation at (309)649-6260 or