PCC students with a HVAC instructor.

Support our mission

PCC Foundation believes every person deserves the opportunity and support necessary to achieve their educational goals. We aim to remove barriers to education at Portland Community College. 
Dr. Amo DeBernardis

Amo DeBernardis Legacy Society

Friends of PCC who share intentions to remember the PCC Foundation through a bequest, life income plan or other type of planned gift become members of the Amo DeBernardis Legacy Society.
PCC student in a plane with instructor in Aviation Maintenance class.

How your gift helps

Almost half of PCC’s students need financial help to attend college. Many students are working full time, supporting families and trying to make ends meet. At the same time, PCC programs struggle for the resources to stay current in their fields. 
PCC student with pipette in biology lab.

Inspiring stories

Portland Community College Foundation is grateful for the support provided by donors who have made planned gifts to our Institution. Through their generosity, these individuals have demonstrated their commitment to the future of Portland Community College Foundation through gifts that have created meaningful legacies. Here are some of their stories.