About Us

The Hartnell College Foundation is an independent, non-profit corporation organized by community-spirited citizens in 1979 to benefit the Hartnell Community College District. The Foundation plays an integral role in supporting the students, faculty, staff, and programs of Hartnell College by garnering corporate, foundation, and private support for the college.

Please explore our website to find out the many ways that you can get involved in supporting the hard-working students of the Salinas Valley as they build a brighter future for themselves, their families, and their community.

Our Mission

“The Hartnell College Foundation will actively support and advise the College in developing its activities, programs and facilities; will cultivate bequests and donations; and will responsibly administer funds, properties, bequests, annuities, and other instruments in the best interest of the College, the District, and the Foundation.”- Adopted by the Foundation Board of Directors, 1997

Our Vision

The Hartnell College Foundation will be a catalyst for change related to support of innovative activities for student access and success.