Annual Giving Campaign: FAQs

1. What is the CCBC Annual Giving Campaign? 
CCBC alumni and friends are invited to lend philanthropic support to CCBC students in various different ways. These contributions will provide an extra margin of excellence that allows us to perform our mission – providing an accessible, affordable, and high quality education to our students.

2. Where will the contribution be used?
You have the opportunity to choose to designate your gift to a particular CCBC campus or school, the alumni scholarship fund, or the student emergency assistance fund. It is your choice to make.



Fund Descriptions


CCBC Campuses CCBC alumni who graduated before 1998 may feel an allegiance to the campuses that were formerly Catonsville Community College, Dundalk Community College and Essex Community College. These alumni may choose to make donations to the general funds at CCBC Catonsville, CCBC Dundalk, CCBC Essex, or CCBC extension centers at Hunt Valley or Owings Mills.

CCBC Schools

School of Applied & Information Technology

Art, Design & Inter. Media, Information Technology, Network Technology, and Technical Schools.

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Business, Criminal Justice and Law

Programs include Business studies, Criminal Justice studies, Financial studies and legal studies.

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School of Wellness, Education, Behavioral and Social Sciences

  • Social Science includes programs in Anthropology, Chemical Dependency Counseling, Human Services, Labor Studies, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology and Women’s Studies. 
  • Wellness includes programs in Applied Exercise Sciences, Health, Health and Fitness and Physical Education. 
  • Education includes programs in Teacher Education, Education Degree Options, and Education Program Information. 
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School of Liberal Arts

Programs include Communication Arts, Dance, English, English as a Second Language, Interpreter Preparation, Music, Performing Arts, Philosophy, Reading, Theatre and World Language.

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School of Health Professions

Programs in Dental Hygiene, Medical Laboratory Technician, Physician Assistant, EEG Technician, Mental Health Practitioner, Radiation Therapy, Emergency Medical Technology, Mortuary Science, Radiography, Nursing, Respiratory Care Therapist, Massage Therapy, Occupational Therapy Assistant, and Veterinary Technology. 

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School of Mathematics and Science

Programs: Astronomy, Biology, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Forensic Science, Geography, Geology, Geospatial Applications, Mathematics, Meteorology, Oceanography, Physics and Sustainable Horticulture

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School of Continuing Education

Provides Life Enrichment Programs, Career Training Programs, Apprenticeship Training, Commercial Vehicle License, Senior Institute, Leadership & Management, Justice & Homeland Security, etc.

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Emergency Assistance Fund
The Financial Aid Offices on each campus are given funds each academic year to use at their discretion for students with special financial needs. Donations to these emergency assistance and book funds allow the Financial Aid Office to respond to students' needs.

CCBC Alumni Scholarships
Assists returning (from the previous semester) CCBC students based on merit as specified by guidelines developed by the CCBC Alumni Association. Donations to this scholarship fund ensure that full-time and part-time returning students have opportunities to obtain needed educational funding.