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A Taste of Excellence

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The Sierra College Foundation is proud to present the 11th annual A Taste of Excellence, a Food and Wine Tasting event. This premier event of Placer County will be held on Saturday, May 2, 2015, on the Sierra College campus in Rocklin. A Taste of Excellence is the Foundation’s largest fund-raising effort and includes a tasting of fine foods and wines from the best restaurants and wineries in Northern California, as well as a silent and live auction. We anticipate over 500 attendees with a ticket price of $125 per person. Information on this year's event.

Education is an investment that never loses its value!

The Sierra College Foundation supports students by funding their pursuit of a higher education, and providing the resources to help guide them toward success. The Foundation is supported by many generous community members, corporations, alumni, staff and faculty who donate their time and financial support to building our campus community.

Partner with us to support student success...

Every Dollar Counts

Your tax deductible gift supports the students, programs, and services of Sierra College. There are more ways to give beyond cash, including:

  • Personal and Real Property
  • Real Estate
  • Stocks and other securities
  • Insurance


Your Philanthropic Dollars at Work

Patrick and his son

Impacting Students’ Goals - Sierra College Scholarships - Patrick O’Toole

The Sierra College Foundation has over 170 scholarships available for students to apply for each year. Former Marine, Patrick O’Toole, took advantage of this opportunity and was awarded the Merry Widows scholarship and the Wally Edward Skudlas Scholarship for the 2013-2014 academic year. This funding has given Patrick and his son a wonderful chance to start anew after enduring an injury which forced him to change his profession. Patrick says, “Coming back to school has been a huge adventure for me, and the doors of assistance and support keep opening up the more I commit and the deeper I involve myself in my academic pursuits.”

Thank you to our scholarship donors, who graciously give to impact our students’ educational goals!

Corporate Matching Gifts

Multiply the Impact of Your Gift

Corporations encourage employees and retirees to make charitable gifts by agreeing to match personal donations with an equal or greater corporate contribution.

To initiate a matching gift, please complete your employer’s matching gift form (either through your company’s matching gift online system or by completing a hard copy form) and send it, along with your gift, to Sierra College Foundation. We will complete the form, certifying that we have received your gift and that it is an eligible match. We then send the form to your employer (or verify online if applicable), who sends the matching funds to Sierra College Foundation. Upon receipt of the matching gift, we will notify you in writing.

Sierra College Foundation (website:, email:, phone: (916) 660-7020
Tax ID# 23-7241877

Contributions to the Foundation qualify for state and federal tax deductions and for estate tax savings.

The Foundation is independently audited and is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors, most of whom live and work in the communities served by the Sierra College Community College District of Placer, Nevada, parts of Sacramento and El Dorado.

Your gift will be used for the purpose for which you have designated the funds.


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Sonbol Aliabadi Foundation Executive Director

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Peter Willson Development Director

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Anna Culbertson Program Assistant

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Michele Fodrini Administrative Assistant

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