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The HCC Educational Foundation (HCCEF) is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) corporation that provides funds for scholarships, grants and programs that benefit the college. Established in 1978, the HCCEF's mission is to improve lives and create opportunities by funding pathways to student success.

Contributions to the HCCEF are tax deductible to the fullest extent provided by law. One hundred percent of gifts go to support the scholarship, endowment, or program of the donor's choice. All administrative costs are covered by the college to ensure that all of the money raised goes directly to scholarships or to advance and support the programs and facilities of Howard Community College.

  • Current Board Members
    OFFICERS
    Sean Keller, Chairperson Aspen Innovators
    Barbara Van Winkle, Vice Chairperson Nancy Adams Personnel
    Kathleen Hetherington, Secretary Howard Community College
    Mary Cannon, Treasurer  
    Kenneth Solow, Assistant Treasurer Pinnacle Advisory Group, Inc.

     

    DIRECTORS
    Jonathan Ahn, Esq. Attorney
    George Doetsch Apple Ford Lincoln
    Matt D'Amico Design Collective
    Michael Drummond Harkins Builders
    Trevor Garner M&T Bank
    David Hartman Hartman Executive Advisors
    Faith Horowitz Fourth Dimension Engineering
    Del Karfonta Howard Bank
    Christopher Marasco Howard Bank
    Benjamin Mobley PNC Wealth Management
    Thomas Munns CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
    Rodney Oddoye Baltimore Gas & Electric
    Lisa Olivieri Thomas & Libowitz, PA
    Kenneth Pittman BB&T Wealth 
    Eric Regelin GRANIX, LLC
    Alexander Ruygrok Bouland & Brush, LLC
    Quentin Smith Praxis Engineering
    Allen Stott Chesapeake Corporate Advisors, LLC
    Robin Thomas BB&T Wealth
    Katrina Thompson LG-TEK
    Patricia Turner, Faculty Representative Howard Community College
    Edward Waddell Dembo Jones, P.C.

     

     

    EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
    Missy Mattey Howard Community College

     

     

    STANDING COMMITTEES
    Executive
    Finance and Investment
    Nominating

     

     

    AD HOC COMMITEES
    Silas Craft Collegians Fundraiser at Hunan Manor
    Vino Scholastico
    HCC 5K Challenge Race
    President's Gala
  • Annual Report
  • Recognition Societies

    Scholarship assistance is a life-changing gift.  The HCC Educational Foundation relies on the generosity of the community to assist in providing scholarship opportunities that help students get there from here.  Regardless of the size of the gift, the foundation appreciates every contribution and recognizes all donors in the college's annual report.  The following giving societies are established for donors at the $1,000 level and above..  

    • Legacy Society (Planned Gifts)
    • President's Circle ($100,000 or more cumulative lifetime giving)
    • 1970 Society ($25,000-$99,999)
    • Pathway Society ($10,000-$24,999)
    • Scholars Society ($5,000-$9,999)
    • Partners in Success ($2,500-$4,999)
    • Circle of Friends ($1,000-$2,499)
  • Employee Giving Campaign

    As a community, HCC employees continually answer the call to help co-workers and students through the employee giving campaign, where funds are directed to the HCC Educational Foundation. Make your gift now or contact the development office for more information at 443-518-1970 or foundation@howardcc.edu.

    Read Cheryl Reynolds' story

  • Grants

    The HCC Educational Foundation partners with college faculty and staff to apply for funding grants based on the needs of the college and community.  Currently, these areas are identified as priorities: STEM, cyber security, health sciences, the arts, workforce development, underrepresented populations and entrepreneurship initiatives. 

Giving makes a difference! Your support helps students along their pathways to success.