Since being established in 1981, the MCC Foundation has contributed hundreds of thousands of dollars annually to support the college in its mission of transforming lives through quality education. Some ways this is accomplished include providing academic scholarships to MCC students, funding institutional grants for innovative initiatives, and leading significant capital campaigns.
Our mission is to support Montcalm Community College’s efforts to anticipate and address community needs through relationship cultivation and resource stewardship.
"Transforming Lives, Empowering People" major gifts campaignMontcalm Community College’s “Transforming Lives, Empowering People” major gifts campaign is designed to allocate $7 million to developing programs to help our students gain access and be successful once they are on campus.
Scholarships and Grants
MCCF ScholarshipsThe MCC Foundation has more than $400,000 in scholarships and aid available annually to assist students in achieving their educational goals.
Making a Difference GrantThe MCC Foundation offers Making a Difference Grants for projects that enhance teaching and learning and for projects that enhance the cultural, social and economic aspects of MCC’s mission.
Ways to Give
There are many ways you may invest in the MCC Foundation. When you give, you enable the college to meet the needs of our students and community now and for years to come. If you are interested in giving but have questions, please contact Lisa Lund, Executive Director for the MCC Foundation at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 989-328-1284.
For reference, the MCC Foundation’s Federal Tax ID Number is: 38-2371295.
Online GivingDonations can be made by credit card to the MCC Foundation by completing and submitting the MCC Foundation online donation form.
Check GivingTo make a donation by mail, please make your check payable to the Montcalm Community College Foundation and send to MCC Foundation, 2800 College Dr., Sidney, MI 48885.
Planned GivingPlanned giving, also known as legacy giving, is any major gift made in a lifetime or at death as part of a donor's overall financial and/or estate planning. Planned giving allows donors to support nonprofits with larger gifts than could usually be made from ordinary income.
Gifts of StockWhen making a gift of stock, you can contact MCCF Executive Director Lisa Lund in advance to ensure you have all the information needed for your transaction.
employee Payroll deductionsMontcalm Community College staff and faculty can fill out an online Employee Payroll Deduction form to schedule payroll deductions, making it even easier to contribute to the MCC Foundation.
Qualified charitable distribution (Qcd)
A qualified charitable contribution (QCD) is a distribution from a Traditional or Roth IRA made directly by the IRA Trustee to a qualified charitable organization when the IRA owner is age 70 1/2 or older. A QCD may satisfy the client's required minimum distribution (RMD) and up to $100,000 of QCD's may be excluded annually from an individual's taxable income. The MCC Foundation is an eligible organization. Please consult your financial advisor for more information about this type of giving opportunity.
MCCF Board of Directors
- Jane Anderson Beach, President
- Ransom Leppink, Vice President
- Josh Gibbs, Treasurer
- Dr. Stacy Young, Secretary
- Rich Adgate
- Bridget Badder
- Donald Burns
- Bob Ferrentino
- Michelle Gibson
- Andy Hurst
- Thomas Kohn
- Kurt Peterson
- Rick Treynor
- Mike Williams