Named Gift Opportunities

Named gift opportunities are available for a variety of titles, projects and spaces on Cumberland County College’s campus.


Named gifts may bear the donor’s name or may be named to honor a spouse or other family member, a colleague, a firm, or other persons or organizations deserving recognition.


Academic Excellence


Distinguished Visiting Professor - $2,500,000

This gift will annually provide the opportunity for a noted scholar to teach at CCC on a visiting basis for one year.


Career Pathways - $750,000 each

As part of the College’s Strategic Plan, Cumberland County College is in the process of developing career pathways in various fields. Funds will assist with implementing career/academic educational clusters for high school students and others in: (1) Architecture and Construction; (2) Business Management and Administration with Pathways in Hospitality, Tourism, and Retail; (3) Education and Training; (4) Health Sciences; (5) Law, Public Safety, and Security, through the community education, certificate, associate and baccalaureate degree levels.


Endowed Chair of Excellence - $250,000

Your gift will create a new program to recognize one faculty member annually with the Endowed Chair of Excellence honor. The selected faculty member will have the opportunity to take a semester of release time to work on professional development or research.


Endowed Professorships - $250,000

These gifts will allow the college to attract new faculty or to recognize exceptional teaching among existing faculty members in a particular discipline.


Executive in Residence - $250,000

Funds will annually attract a retired practitioner with expertise in a particular field to teach at CCC for one year.


The Arts


Performing Artist Series Sponsorship - $500,000

This gift will assist with bringing world class names and attractions to campus.


Artist in Residence Program - $250,000

This gift will annually attract a well known artist to the community for a period of five months. Two naming opportunities exist, one for the fall and one for the spring.


Family Time Series Sponsorship - $250,000

This gift will allow the College to present quality literature-based family entertainment to the community while keeping the ticket price affordable for families.


Student Matinee Series Sponsorship - $250,000

This gift will assist with presenting affordable literature-based presentations which enhance the core curriculum standards of the elementary school system.


Music Appreciation Series - $100,000

This gift will support the development and continuance of a music concert series. Two opportunities are available, one in the fall and one in the spring.


Gallery Exhibits - $20,000

This gift will assist with promoting and featuring works of a selected artist exhibit each year. Four opportunities exist for this named gift.


Student Leadership, Service & Support


Student Pathways Leadership Institute - $250,000

This gift will support and expand the current Student Pathways Leadership Institute. The rigorous seven-month program focuses on developing leadership skills through mentoring, case studies and exposure to college and community issues, and by undertaking a community service project.


Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Service Days - $150,000

Over 100 students volunteer each year for community service during the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Service Days. This gift will support activity and volunteer supplies.


Hispanic Student Leadership Conference - $100,000

This gift will ensure the continuance of the annual Hispanic Student Leadership Conference which is open to CCC students and Hispanic high school juniors and seniors. The purpose of the conference is to empower the students to become successful leaders through a series of motivational and academic presentations.


President’s Honor Ceremony - $100,000

The President’s Honor Ceremony is held annually in May to recognize students for their academic achievements, athletic performance and leadership roles on campus.


SOAR Conference - $100,000

This gift will perpetuate the SOAR (Seeking Out Alternative Roads) Conference for minority male and female students in sciences, technology, engineering and math fields.


Celebration of Lights - $100,000

This gift will assist the Student Activities Club with hosting the Celebration of Lights ceremony held annually in December. Twenty-four children are invited to meet Santa, treated to stockings with stuffers, and enjoy refreshments.


Textbook Loan Program - $75,000

Funds will purchase initial books; remaining funds will be endowed to replenish books as needed. This will give students who do not have the means to purchase expensive books the opportunity to borrow them.


Scholarship Endowments - $10,500

Create a scholarship endowment in honor or memory of someone special. You can select recipient criteria to closely reflect the interests of those you love. The scholarship will be awarded annually.


Student Awareness


Alcohol Awareness Week - $100,000

This gift will assist with continuing and expanding the Alcohol Awareness Week on Cumberland County College’s campus which includes speakers, demonstrations and activities.


Health and Wellness Week - $100,000

Health and Wellness Week is held annually in March to raise awareness of our students. The gift will assist with event speakers and supplies.


One Book, One College - $100,000

This unique program encourages students, faculty and community members to read a selected book annually. Classes and activities are focused around the book for the year. Funds will assist the college with covering the cost of the speaker, dinner and panel discussion.


Cinco de Mayo Celebration - $50,000

This cultural awareness event is organized by students enrolled in Spanish courses at CCC. The gift will assist with providing cultural entertainers, decorations and supplies.


School Counts! Recognition Ceremony - $100,000

The gift will assist with recognizing high school students who are on track to receive four School Counts! certificates.


For further information on Named Gift Opportunities, please call the Foundation Office at 856-691-8600 ext. 392. A personalized proposal outlining the program and donor recognition will be developed for you.


The dollars received from naming rights will be used to create an endowment and only the interest earned on the endowment will be spent to support the named opportunity unless otherwise noted. This will ensure the perpetuity of the program’s existence. In the case of capital projects, the interest earned from the endowment will support the programs and/or operating costs associated with the specific site.

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