Faculty/Staff Giving

The CPCC Family Campaign is a college-wide effort to support institutional priorities such as scholarships, program support, faculty and staff professional development and equipment needs. As a member of the CPCC family, you know how important you are to our students and to the College. Your dedicated work as faculty and staff shape the lives of students, ensure the vitality of the College and strengthen our community.

CPCC is known for its high quality programs and committed, caring employees. Giving to the Family Campaign demonstrates your belief in our mission in a tangible way. Thank you for considering a gift to the annual Family Campaign.

For questions, please contact the CPCC Foundation, or call 704.330.6869 or your Campus Captain.

Annual Giving Society Levels

  • President’s Society ($1,000 and over)
  • Associate’s Club ($500 to $999)
  • Patron’s Club ($250 to $499)
  • Century Club ($100 to $249)
  • Friends (up to $99)

Make a Gift and Demonstrate Your Belief in CPCC’s Mission
To make a gift securely online by payroll deduction, click here.
To make a gift securely online by credit card, click here.

By Mail
Complete and print our Family Campaign Pledge Card and mail with your check made payable to:

CPCC Foundation
Attn: Family Campaign
P.O. Box 35009
Charlotte, NC 28235

Gift Designations
Both the online and mail-in pledge forms allow you to designate your gift to support priorities of your choice. Gifts that do not have a specific designation are used where needed most throughout the year.

Designation Options:

  1. Where Most Needed enables the College to respond to emerging needs and to address priorities.
  2. Student Scholarships provides students in need of tuition assistance the opportunity for a better life.
  3. Faculty-Staff Development helps employees stay at the top of their fields.
  4. Campus Funds benefit a particular campus and are allocated at the discretion of the Campus Dean and Vice President for Instruction.
  5. Program Funds support particular programs at the discretion of the Program Chair with the approval of the Campus Dean and Vice President for Instruction.

Matching Gifts
Numerous corporations will match employees’ charitable contributions by often doubling the amount of the original gift. Some companies will match gifts made by retired employees. Click here to learn if your company or your spouse’s employer has a matching gift policy. Matching gifts are counted with your donation and can place you in a higher giving level.

Honor and Memorial Gifts
The Family Campaign provides the opportunity to make a gift in honor or in memory of others. If requested, a notice of your gift is sent to the honoree or family members of your choice. You may also choose to designate your gift to an existing scholarship fund established by, in honor of, or in memory of CPCC employees or family members. If you choose this option, please include the name of the fund on the pledge form. Funds are listed below in the drop down for your convenience.

 

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Campus Awards Five awards are presented at the president’s annual Fall Forum:

Campus Percentage Participation Award recognizes the campus with the highest percentage of employees participating in the Family Campaign.

Increased Participation Award honors the campus that shows the greatest increase in employee participation. (New 2013)

Campus Per-capita Giving Award goes to the campus with the highest average gift per employee.

Greatest Increase in Per-capita Giving Award recognizes the campus with the greatest increase in average gift per employee. (New 2013)

Increase in Total Giving Award celebrates the campus that has the largest increase in giving the Family Campaign. (New 2013)


Past Winners

Year Participation Per-capita Total Giving
2008-09 Merancas Campus NA Central Campus
2009-10 Harris Campus NA Central Campus
2010-11 Harris Campus Central Campus Central Campus
2011-12 Harris Campus Central Campus Central Campus
Year Participation Participation Increase Per-capita Greatest Per-capita Increase Increased Giving
2012-13 Harris Campus Merancas Campus Central Campus Harris Campus Harper Campus
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Put your campus on the grid this year!


Frequently Asked Questions

What is the CPCC Foundation and how does it support the College each year?
CPCC Foundation is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit entity that supports the College through fundraising initiatives. In 2011-12, Foundation staff raised more than $4.5M for scholarships for students with financial need, instructional program support, equipment, faculty/staff professional development, faculty/staff recognition awards and more. Virtually every area of the College benefits from donors’ gifts to the Foundation. These gifts come from individuals, corporations and foundations.

Is a contribution to the Family Campaign tax deductible?
Yes, your gift to the Family Campaign is tax deductible in accordance with IRS regulations, and you will receive an acknowledgment of your gifts and pledges by mail.

What portion of my gift will go directly to the area I designate?
100%

How will I be recognized?
Employee’s gifts are recognized in the Foundation’s annual report according to gift levels. When asked on your pledge form to print your name as you wish it to be included in printed materials, please indicate if you would like to remain anonymous.

Is my gift confidential?
All gifts are recorded in confidential CPCC Foundation files. No administrator, staff or faculty has access to the information.

How do I make a gift?
You can pay by cash, check, payroll deduction (minimum donation of $50), or securely online via credit card (Visa, MasterCard or American Express).

I would like to volunteer to be a Campus Captain or to help with the Family Campaign in some way. With whom should I speak?
Thank you. We like your enthusiasm and applaud your initiative. Before the start of the new fiscal year (July 1), speak with your supervisor and let her/him know of your interest.

If I have more questions about the Family Campaign, my giving history, etc., whom should I contact?
Call the Foundation at 704.330.6869 or email vanessa.stolen@cpcc.edu.

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