About Us


The Cabrillo College Foundation is passionate about helping students succeed!

Our Mission


The Cabrillo College Foundation was established in 1965 as a non-profit, tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organization (Federal Tax ID: 94-6121953). The foundation is further classified as a public charity as described in sections 509(a)(1) and 170(b)(1)(A)(vi) of the Internal Revenue Code. The foundation’s mission is to provide aid supplementary to public tax dollars for the support and benefit of Cabrillo College. Below our some of our recent accomplishments.

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1031

SCHOLARSHIPS
AWARDED

$1,064,629 in the hands of deserving students
received-support
27

Campus Programs
Received Support

From centrifuges for Biology to microphones for the theater - Faculty Grants help student success
donors
3073

Number of
donors

Investing in students at Cabrillo
rocket
39

CAP Seniors
are college bound

Most are first in their family to attend college
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$23

Million Dollar
Endowment

Careful investments ensure both current and future students are served
emergency
101

Emergency
Grants

Grants up to $750 awarded to students with emergency need

Board of Directors


Our volunteer Board of Directors govern the activities of the foundation and include representatives from the college and the community.

Owen Brown

President

Claire Biancalana

Vice President

Gun Ruder

Secretary; CEO, S. Martinelli & Company

Pegi Ard

CFO

Ed Banks

College Trustee

Michele Bassi

Senior VP Lighthouse Bank
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Our Governance


The foundation and the activities of its Directors and staff members are governed by the following documents:

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