About the American River College Foundation
The American River College Foundation is a nonprofit auxiliary organization of the Los Rios Community College District, a California nonprofit corporation with a 501 c 3 IRS designation. Our tax identification number is 94-2506591. The Board of Trustees and the Foundation Board of Directors, comprised of a coalition of campus and community leaders, govern the Foundation. Fund raising is the responsibility of the Board of Directors, and is coordinated by the Executive Director of the Foundation.
The primary function of the ARC Foundation is to solicit and receive monies, property and bequests, which are held and managed by the Foundation. Received donations are used to help the college, its numerous programs as well as to provide scholarships and emergency assistance to students. The Foundation is the center of all college fund raising activities. All donations to ARC, cash or in-kind are channeled through the Foundation and are tax deductible to the extent of federal and state law.