quinebaug valley community college

QVCC Foundation

Welcome to the QVCC Foundation

Who we are

The Foundation is a 501c3 organization established in 1971 to involve area business leaders and community members in the college’s fundraising efforts. Our mission remains steadfast…to raise funds so all residents of northeast Connecticut have the opportunity to attend QVCC regardless of income and to support educational excellence, technological advancement, and professional development at the College. The Foundation also serves as the Regional Advisory Council to the College.

Check out our 2016-2017 Annual Report recognizing the donors who make this possible. Happy Reading!

Thanks to the support of hundreds of individuals and businesses, the QVCC Foundation provides over $210,000 to local students annually:

  • $135,000 in scholarships to credit students
  • $35,000 in financial aid grants to students in need
  • $35,000 in grants for continuing education students
  • $10,000 in funds for programs such as Visions in Leadership and

Donor Spotlight

The John J. Sarnowski Memorial Scholarship is the gift of Lois Sarnowski Brower of Woodstock and her brother, Walter L. Sargent of Farmington. They choose to endow a scholarship to honor the memory of their father, his career in manufacturing, and his military service. Read more.