History of the Foundation
The NPC Foundation was founded in 1983 by college and community leaders. They viewed the Foundation as an additional opportunity to further the College’s mission and to enable charitable support. They held the following among their objectives: 1) promote the welfare of the college and assist in achieving its objectives, 2) provide college facilities; and 3) provide for scholarships to NPC students. The Foundation has grown to reflect the diversity of Navajo and Apache County and serve as an independent advocate for higher education. We represent the interests of donors and seek opportunities to collaborate with the college in fulfilling our missions to the people of our communities.
During the years, the Foundation has enabled hundreds of students through scholarships to achieve their educational goals and has supported various student activities and educational programs at the college. While our office building in Holbrook supports our general operating expenses, we rely on the generosity of the people of Navajo and Apache Counties to fulfill our mission. For example, our 2009-10 scholarship program, which provided over 50 scholarships to students from 17 communities in our 2 counties, requires annual support of $25,000. Given the state’s budget situation, we anticipate the college will require greater community support to maintain and expand programs to meet the educational needs of the people of our counties.
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