About the Foundation

About the Foundation

Mission Statement

The Prairie State College Foundation is a non-profit organization committed to excellence in education by promoting Prairie State College and enhancing opportunities for students.

The Foundation works to:

  • Increase public awareness of the College's central role in the well-being of our community and its citizens.
  • Seek financial support to fund student scholarships, attract and retain able faculty and staff, and provide for the College's growth and development.
  • Identify potential Board members, involving those who bring leadership, insights, and new contacts to the Foundation.

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Some Facts about the Prairie State College Foundation

Founded in 1973, the Foundation is a philanthropic organization. Dedicated to helping deserving PSC students seeking job skills through academic achievement, PSC Foundation scholarships encourage the process of lifelong learning.

The Board of Directors are unpaid volunteers.

501(c) 3 not-for-profit status assures tax deductibility for donors.

In the past two years, the PSC Foundation has awarded more than $150,000 to assist hundreds of students who wish to learn in the classroom, so they can earn in the workplace. These productive, prospective employees strengthen the economy of the entire Chicago Southland!