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 mission of Hartnell College Foundation is to cultivate resources to champion student success.

Our Vision

“At the Hartnell College Foundation, our vision is to inspire philanthropy and partnerships that transform the lives of our students and strengthen our communities.”– Adopted by the Foundation Board of Directors, 2016