Welcome to Santa Monica College Foundation
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SMC IN THE NEWS...
#1 Transfer College: SMC transfers more students to UCLA, USC, the UC system and Loyola Marymount University than any other California community college.
World-class Faculty: According to Rolling Stone magazine, SMC faculty “are hired based almost solely on their effectiveness in the classroom.”
Offers Top Professional Training Programs: students are entering high-paying jobs in nursing, computer technology, early childhood education, graphic design and many more after completing exceptional training programs.
State-of-the-Art Campus: With smart classrooms and modern facilities, as well as hundreds of classes offered online, SMC is able to offer exceptional classes to a wider audience.
About Santa Monica College Foundation
The Santa Monica College Foundation is a dynamic, preeminent 501 c (3) dedicated to ensuring the success of Santa Monica College students who come from diverse local and global communities. The Foundation connects individual and corporate donors, philanthropists, and community supporters with opportunities to effect true change at a world-class educational institution where equity, access, and excellence come together. The Foundation fundraises; develops strategic partnerships for student success such as scholarships, emergency aid, and basic needs support; facilitates investment towards Santa Monica College by stewarding gifts and funds; and fosters faculty and program excellence through fellowships, grants, and more. The Foundation believes in the power of education to change the world, and in that of philanthropy and generosity to be the building blocks of that change.