Donor Stories

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Because of the remarkable generosity and ongoing support of individuals and local businesses, the Santa Rosa Junior College Foundation is a national leader in educational fundraising.

In the past five years, donors have contributed more than $20 million for student scholarships, instructional programs and equipment, faculty development, and facility upgrades.

Read more about why they chose to make Santa Rosa Junior College their philanthropic focus.

  • Jim and Beth Maize left a legacy gift to support SRJC Foster & Kinship Care students achieve their dreams. 
  • Bob and Rose Norris feel ..."it's an honor to be counted among those who have worked so hard and those who have donated over the years to make Santa Rosa Junior College
    a true standout in California."
  • Terry Sthymmel believes ..."our greatest assets are our kids. For me, it’s all about giving back. I love being active in the community and in helping people. I also love to make things
    happen 
    by working quietly behind the scenes with those in leadership positions to give students the financial resources they need to get ahead and improve themselves."
  • Dr. Jan Gilman established a scholarship program at SRJC in 2009 for emancipated foster young adults interested in pursuing a vocational education program.