These distinguished individuals and organizations generously provide vital support to HCC students through leadership and commitment to the college's mission.
Legacy Society- Recognizes those who have made legacy gifts, such as bequest, that invest in the future of students who will be tomorrow’s pillars of society.
Christopher J. Cherry
Michael J. Cherry
Michael and Joanne Davis
Dr. Mary Ellen Duncan
Lawrence and Barbara Greenfeld
Dr. Kathleen Hetherington
Kenneth and Marie Kittelberger
Dennis and Melissa Mattey
Patrick* and Jill McCuan
Alan and Judy Ratner
Kenneth and Linda Solow
Barbara Van Winkle
Stephen and Brenda Walker
President’s Circle- Recognizes those who have partnered with the foundation in building relationships to promote the college and have a lifetime donation of more than $100,000 to support HCC students.
Bank of America
Baltimore Gas and Electric
Boyer Gilbert Family Foundation, Inc.
Yolanda and Frank Bruno
Cardoni & Waddell, LLC
CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
Coca Cola Refreshments, Inc.
The Columbia Bank
Columbia Film Society
Community Foundation of Howard County
Ellicott City-Columbia Lions Club
Edward and Fern Hamel
Helen Pumphrey Denit Charitable Trust
Wilson and Ann Hoerichs
The Horizon Foundation of Howard County, Inc.
Peter and Elizabeth Horowitz
Howard County Arts Council and the Howard County Government
Howard County General Hospital, a Member of Johns Hopkins Medicine
HRLD Foundation - David & Debra Huber
Bob and Bach Jeffrey
The Kahlert Foundation, Inc.
Kenneth and Marie Kittelberger
Elizabeth and Ken Lundeen
Lundy Family Foundation
Maryland State Arts Council
Patrick* and Jill McCuan
Mercedes-Benz of Silver Spring
John G. Monteabaro Foundation
The Jim & Patty Rouse Charitable Foundation
The Rouse Company Foundation
The Ryland Group
Sandy Spring Bank, Inc.
Bill and Susan Schneider
Fred and Sandy Schoenbrodt
Barbara and James Schulte
Richard B. Talkin Family
Barb Van Winkle
Stephen and Brenda Walker
Wells Fargo Bank
Work Strategy/Brian McIntyre
W.R. Grace Foundation
Kathy and Jerry Wood Foundation
1970 Society ($25,000 - $99,999) Recognizes annual leadership giving in 2020 and commemorates the college’s founding year.
Columbia Film Society
Pathway Society ($10,000 - $24,999) Recognizes individuals, organizations and businesses that have annually contributed to funding student achievement in 2020.
Apple Ford Lincoln BB&T, Now Truist Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. Marianne Brackney EMJAY Engineering and Construction Co., Inc. Hamel Builders, Inc. Havtech Howard Hospital Foundation The Howard Hughes Corporation M&T Charitable Foundation MedStar Health Rebecca W. Milhelcic-Chapman PNC Bank
Scholars Society ($5,000 - $9,999) Recognizes individuals, organizations, and businesses that annually committed to helping students achieve their educational goals in 2020.
AAUW of Howard County Anderson Fire Protection, Inc. Ayers Saint Gross, Inc. Boyer Gilbert Family Foundation, Inc. Corporate Office Properties Trust Fulton Bank Eileen M. Holliday Howard Bank Lift Off Distribution, LLC NewWave Foundation, Inc. Steven and Susan Porter Women's Giving Circle
Partners in Success
Partners in Success ($2,500 - $4,999) Recognizes individuals and corporate donations that annually partner with Howard Community College to help students succeed in 2020.
2HB Software Designs Anonymous BIC Educational Foundation Daycon Cleaning and Maintenance Supplies Eight P CPL, LLC Ellicott City-Columbia Lions Club Freedom Consulting Group Harkins Builders, Inc. Bert and Joan Hash John and Kathleen Hetherington The Howard County Arts Council and the Howard County Gov Howard County General Hospital, a Member of Johns Hopkins KatzAbosch Mr. and Mrs. Se Ung Kim Kittamaqundi Community, Inc. Kiwanis Club of Ellicott City LG-TEK Michael and Linda Retton Revere Bank Judy Lynn Smith Tensley Consulting Verizon Foundation Washington Area New Automobile Dealers Association Word Smith Media Ventures, LLC
Circle of Friends
Circle of Friends ($1,000 - $2,499) Recognizes the many friends of Howard Community College that prioritize making an annual donation for HCC students in 2020.
Aerolab, LLC African American Comm Roundtable of Howard Co Allen & Shariff Corporation Alpha Foundation of Howard County, Inc. Anonymous Baltimore Medical Engineers and Technicians Society Bethel Korean Presbyterian Church Boca Raton Education First, LLC Bridgeway Community Church Carney, Kelehan, Bresler, Bennett & Scherr, LLP Matthew A D'Amico Ellicott City Rotary Club Engineering Solutions, Inc. First Baptist Church of Guilford Virginia Lee Fry Yifei Gan Geo-Technology Associates, Inc. Lawrence and Barbara Greenfeld David and Ok Han Harry H. Witzke's Family Funeral Home Joseph and Catharine Tarr Charitable Foundation Kaizen Approach Lee and Lee Foundation Lee Financial Associates, Inc. Seth and Susan Lee MassMutual Financial Group Rashid Mayes Helen B. Mitchell Morgan Stanley Wealth Management NAACP Howard County, MD Branch NAI Michael Northrop Grumman Foundation Sandra S. Phillips Phoenix Operations Group Plano-Coudon, LLC Christopher S. Schardt Mary Ann Scully Danielle Carla Smith Starflight Enterprises, Inc. David and Robin Steele Darryl and Donna Stokes Jean M. Svacina Synergy ECP, LLC T. Rowe Price Associates Foundation, Inc. Technovation Data, Inc. Frank and Kimberlee Turner UHY Advisors Mid-Atlantic MD Inc. Angela Vintz VML Coaching, LLC
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.
Howard Community College and the HCC Educational Foundation have received the following grants:
Funder Project Description Maryland State Arts Council Rep Stage * To provide quality theatre for the Columbia community U. S. Department of Education Student Support Services (TRIO) Federal program to offer support to developmental students. Maryland State Department of Education - Perkins Reserve Fund Business and Computer Systems Enhancing Web Development Curriculum Maryland State Department of Education - Perkins Reserve Fund Business and Computer Systems Comprehensive Review and Deployment of Cybersecurity Courses Maryland State Department of Education - Perkins Reserve Fund Business and Computer Systems Enhancing Student Success and Engagement through Re-Development of Project Management Course Maryland State Department of Education - Perkins Reserve Fund Business and Computer Systems Development of Supportive Frameworks to Improve Success of CPA Track Students Maryland State Department of Education - Perkins Reserve Fund Business and Computer Systems Hospitality and Culinary Program Improvements Maryland State Department of Education Child Care Career and Professional Development Provides funding to credentialed child providers to pursue a college degree in early childhood education, education for children, child development, family studies or related disciplines. Howard County Arts Council Rep Stage * Community Arts Development Project Grant to support the 2018-2019 Rep Stage season. National Science Foundation Science and Technology Scholarship Program (S-STEM) Final year of four year grant of $597,088 to provide scholarships in computer science, engineering, biological and physical sciences and mathematics in order to expand enrollment, reduce economic barriers and increase student retention and transfer. Maryland DLLR Consolidated Adult Education and Literacy Services Program To teach adults the necessary skills for Adult Basic Education, GED, Literacy Works, Family Literacy and External Diploma. University System of Maryland/U.S. Department of Education Mathematics - Statistics Pathway Project Subaward of University System of Maryland First in the World project to develop a statistics pathway; Four year grant through FY19; total grant award is $129,600 Howard University/National Science Foundation SET Division Subaward of Howard University NSF grant: LSAMP: Washington Baltimore Hampton Roads Alliance. The project will contribute to the national agenda to increase the number of historically underrepresented minorities receiving baccalaureate degrees in STEM disciplines. Four year grant through FY2020. Grant total is $50,000 Mathematical Association of America/National Science Foundation Mathematics StatPrep hub; three year total $54,150 Maryland Higher Education Commission SET Division and Continuing Education MHEC Innovation; construction management apprenticeship program National Science Foundation SET Division Partnership with UMBC to expand and deepen the quantitative reasoning content in biology courses across the biology major in order to strengthen the course performance measures of direct entry and transfer students. Five year grant through September, 2023. Grant total is $250,000 National Science Foundation Audio Visual Technology Addressing the Need for Innovative Education of Audio Visual Specialists; a collaborative project with Carroll Community College. The grant will allow CCC and HCC to develop and implement analogous AAS and certificate programs in Audio Visual Technology Systems to meet workforce needs. Three year grant through December, 2019. Total grant award is $215,158 Maryland DLLR Continuing Education - Health Information Technology Two year continuation of Employment Advancement Right Now (EARN) Maryland grant to develop and provide improved Health Information Technology training; total grant award is $146,743 through May, 2020. League for Innovation Health Sciences - Public Health Program Support for a student-led program to provide a mental health awareness seminar during National Public Health Week. Grace Foundation STEM Lab Equipment* Funding to purchase equipment for the HCC chemistry lab University of Maryland School of Medicine/MD-Suicide Prevention and Early Intervention Network Counseling and Career Services Partner with the University of Maryland to establish active suicide prevention activities on the HCC campus through implementation of the Kognito software to train faculty and staff on suicide awareness and prevention. PNC Foundation Childrens Learning Center* Grant to upgrade and expand the Library for Little Learners and offer training opportunities on overall literacy skills for the teachers and families.