From the 2016-2017 Catalog
The Housatonic Community College Foundation, Inc. (HCC Foundation) was founded in 1990 by a group of Greater Bridgeport area residents and business and arts leaders to assist the college and its students beyond the fundamentals provided by the state, and to help the college grow as a unique educational resource for its students and the community.
The Foundation also serves as a vehicle generating funding for Housatonic student scholarships, student emergency assistance, child care assistance for parents enrolled at Housatonic, program enhancements and support of the Housatonic Museum of Art.
The HCC Foundation, is exempt from federal income tax under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. The mission of the HCC Foundation is to solicit, secure and manage contributions from the private sector through philanthropic individuals, corporations and foundations, for the benefit of Housatonic Community College students. All philanthropic funds received on behalf of Housatonic Community College are managed by the HCC Foundation. Contributions can be sent to:
HCC Foundation, Inc.
900 Lafayette Boulevard
Bridgeport, CT 06604-4704