Areas of Support

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Gifts to the SRJC Foundation may be designated to support a specific purpose at the College. Student scholarships and internships, instructional programs and equipment, and faculty development, are just a few areas that enrich educational opportunities for our students.

Unrestricted gifts allow the Foundation to designate funds to the educational areas of greatest need.

Endowments for Scholarships and Programs

Endowments provide a permanent source of income for SRJC programs, departments, and student scholarships. Gifts to the endowment are managed in a diversified investment portfolio and provides annual payouts for scholarships and College programs. The current payout rate is 3.5% averaged over five years. The corpus of the endowed fund remains intact in perpetuity. A $10,000 minimum is required to establish an endowment. The SRJC Foundation charges an annual 2% administration fee on all endowed funds to provide operating support. For more information on how to establish a named endowment, please contact J Mullineaux at (707) 527-4797 or email

Multi-year Scholarships 

A multi-year scholarship is set up to fund a student scholarship for more than one year.

Annual Scholarships

Annual or in/out scholarships are awarded out each year with no carry-over balance.

Instructional Program Support

Instructional program support is one of the College's most critical financial needs. Funding for programs, departments and specific student activities is essential to student success. 

President’s Circle

The President's Circle honors the loyalty that our donors have expressed through annual gifts. President's Circle donors inspire others to support education and to provide unrestricted support for many College areas. Membership starts at $1,000, with special benefits for donors contributing $2,500 or more. 

Through the generosity of President's Circle donors, this year the SRJC Foundation awarded $80,000 in grants that directly assist college departments in providing quality student education programs. 
If you would like to become a member of the President's Circle, please contact Sarah Laggos at (707) 527-4733 or

Annual Fund

The Annual Fund is an expression of community support from individuals that illustrates the power of many -- alumni, supporters, parents, students, friends and SRJC faculty and staff. Every donor and every dollar make a difference. Particularly helpful are unrestricted gifts that enable the Foundation to meet its mission, or allow the Foundation to allocate funds toward areas of greatest need. 

Every dollar received is put to the best possible use to create SRJC's dynamic learning environment. Contact Sarah Laggos at (707) 527-4733 or for information.

Naming Opportunities at SRJC

SRJC offers many opportunities for donors to name an area within a building or center. Gifts of $100,000 or more receive Marquee recognition. Gifts greater than $10,000 will be recognized with a Wall Plaque. And, all gifts above $1,000 will be permanently inscribed on the Honor Wall of Donors. All named gifts are placed in the Foundation's invested endowment program to provide a perpetual source of funding for student programs and services.

Lawrence A. Bertolini Student Center Endowment helps provide funding for student leadership development and technology upgrades in the Center.
Doyle Library Endowment provides funding for instructional collections, information services, and library services.
Petaluma Campus and Herold Mahoney Library Endowments assist the campus with instructional program support, facilities and technology upgrades, and faculty development.
William B. Race Health Sciences Endowment provides funding for equipment and technology purchases in the training areas of the building, such as dental, nursing and radiology.