Foundation & Community

Riverland Community College Foundation raises, manages, and distributes resources to support, enhance and promote the educational opportunities Riverland Community College offers the people of our region.

We accomplish our mission by:

  • raising funds for scholarships, program enhancements, and leadership development
  • cultivating regional partnerships
  • advocating for the college and its students
  • teaming with college leadership

Thanks to the generosity of our supporters, the Foundation is able to provide scholarship dollars, enhance learning opportunities for students, and assist in supporting projects that enrich our lives and the vitality of our region.

Opportunities for Giving

Listed below are some of the ways you can make a charitable gift to the Riverland Community College Foundation:

Current Gifts

Cash, securities, real and personal property give Riverland Community College the full dollar value of the gift while allowing you a federal tax deduction.


Endowments are gifts invested by the Foundation. Only the interest income, in accordance with your wishes, funds a specific purpose or area of greatest need. An endowment is a gift that will continually help Riverland students.

Estate Gifts

Gifts made through wills or trusts provide other excellent opportunities to support the College. You may give a specific amount or a fixed percentage of your estate to the Foundation.

"My experience at the College provided vision and prepared me for the future."

C. Jerry Nelson, Ph.D.
1959 Liberal Arts Graduate

The Foundation is a charitable organization under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and contributions to the Foundation may be tax deductible. This information is provided for general information and statements contained herein do not constitute legal or tax advice. Your attorney or other professional advisor must be consulted for such advice.

Riverland Foundation

Laurie Minehart
Assistant Director of Foundation