Reasons to Give



Middlesex – A Recognized Leader Among Community Colleges

For more than 40 years, Middlesex Community College has focused on the future of affordable and accessible education, and the continued vitality of our service-area communities. With progressive leadership and dedicated faculty and staff, Middlesex has become a recognized leader among community colleges:

  • As one of the largest community college in Massachusetts, MCC serves a diverse population of more than 13,000 credit students and thousands more noncredit students
  • Middlesex has campuses in Bedford and Lowell
  • MCC offers more than 75 degree and certificate programs, hundreds of noncredit courses, professional development opportunities, and Corporate and Community Education & Training course offerings, on campus, on site and online
  • An emphasis is placed on classroom teaching and student learning, with broad professional and staff development opportunities

An Innovative Community Partner

  • First college in Massachusetts to open a charter school for students who have dropped out, or are at risk of dropping out, of high school
  • Only college in Massachusetts to operate an alternative public middle school
  • Known for its Celebrity Forum Speaker Series (click here for past speakers)
  • A valued partner in the preservation and renovation of historic buildings in our  service area, including Lowell’s Federal Building, John Nesmith House and Middle Street buildings, and the Middlesex Meetinghouse in Billerica
  • Has developed more than 30 partnerships with area schools and service organizations

A Committed Agent for Regional Economic Growth & Workforce Development

  • Career and technical offerings in 50 disciplines respond to student and community needs
  • Only college to run a One-Stop Career Center: The Career Place in Woburn
  • First college in  Massachusetts to open a small business assistance center
  • Hundreds of Corporate and Community Education & Training courses for area businesses, offered on site, on campus and online

A Creative Educator in International Initiatives

  • One of the first community colleges to award student and faculty fellowships for international study and travel
  • Internationalized curriculum and added international dimensions to courses in all disciplines
  • Conflict resolution and mediation training program in Cambodia
  • Intercultural training for local businesses

Ways to Give

Online Donations
Click here to contribute to the MCCF's secure online giving.

Mail Contributions
Send your check, payable to the MCCFoundation to:
Middlesex Community College Foundation
P.O. Box 716
Bedford, Massachusetts 01730

Please enclose a pledge form with your gift if you are contributing to the Annual Fund.

For all other donations, please write in the memo field what program/campaign you would like your gift to go towards.

Call the Foundation
To charge your gift to your credit card via phone, call 781-280-3522.

Payroll Deduction (For MCC Full-time Employees Only)
Send your payroll direct deposit form  for the Annual Fund to
Middlesex Community College Foundation
PO Box 716
Bedford, MA 01730

Matching Gifts
Many companies offer matching gift incentives to employees who donate to colleges or universities. MCC donors can often double their gifts through corporate matching gift programs. To check to see if either you or your spouse work for a company that matches gifts, click here.

Please remember, every donation makes a difference and is greatly appreciated!

 

Last Modified: 3/3/14