Welcome to the MCC Foundation website!

Since its founding nearly fifty years ago, Middlesex Community College has focused on the future of education. Today, it is one of the largest, most diverse community colleges in Massachusetts, with a 200-acre campus in Bedford and a vibrant campus in the heart of downtown Lowell.

The Middlesex Community College Foundation was founded to ensure that the mission of MCC to provide an affordable education to its students while maintaining its position as a recognized educational leader, innovative community partner, provider of creative international initiatives, and agent for economic growth and workforce development continued to grow and evolve.

The MCC Foundation exists with the help of dedicated individuals, committed community partners and forward-thinking organizations who believe in the college and its mission to provide a cutting-edge, affordable education to its student body.

The MCC Foundation funds and supports the following initiatives at Middlesex Community College:


  • Scholarships and programs assisting students
  • Middlesex Fund grants
    • Faculty/Staff Initiatives for Student Programs
    • Equipment
    • Entrepreneurship
    • Technology, plus a whole lot more…
  • Celebrity Forum
  • Campaign
    • Aspire – Support the Richard and Nancy Donahue & Family Academic Arts Center
    • Dental – Refurbishment of the Dental Clinic offering state-of-the art equipment
    • Biotech – Total rebuild of Biotech facility
  • Special Events and Activities
    • Alumni Association – meetings, social gatherings and fundraising
    • Stunning Historic Home - 
      • The John Nesmith House in Lowell for your event, meeting or function


Ways to Give to the MCC Foundation
MCC Foundation
P.O. 8681
Lowell, MA 01853

Checks may be made out to the MCC Foundation.
Please use the check memo line to note any fund designation

For other giving opportunities, Planned Giving, Stock gifts, Securities, Matching Gifts, Bequests,

or In-Kind Donations, please contact the MCC Foundation Office at (978) 656-3034 or mccormacks@middlesex.edu.

photo of students holding certificates

The MCC Foundation Board:
  • James W. Henderson, Chair
  • Lois Alves
  • David Basile
  • John P. Chemaly
  • William J. Chemelli
  • Frederick A. Ciampa
  • Joseph Claremont
  • Carole A. Cowan, Ed.D.
  • Stephanie Cronin
  • James D'Agostino
  • Samir Desai
  • Pete Lally
  • Lura Smith
Last Modified: 5/22/24