About Us

The MCC Foundation provides numerous opportunities in addition to supporting college programs, special initiatives, and capital projects. Many community members continue significantly to the growth of the foundation for the success that we experience today.

1970

The Foundation began not long after Morgan Community College was established. Early donors included Carl and Virginia Johnson, who contributed their dairy farm, where the first College President lived for several years. Helen Williams began her history of scholarship donations around this time period.

Originally, the Foundation met once a year for the annual meeting and the fundraising efforts included a Greater Gifts Committee that sponsored a scholarship fund drive. Today the Foundation has six board meetings a year with eleven members and three ex­officio members.

1981

$50,000 scholarship trust fund was established by HB Bloedorn, Chairman of Farmers State Bank of Fort Morgan.

The Clark­-Feather buildings were donated to the Foundation and used for a number of years for Adult Basic Education, the truck driving program, etc. Not much later these buildings were sold.

1987

1990

Under college President John McKay and Foundation President Mike Berryhill, the Foundation expanded significantly and became more formalized.

The first annual fundraising campaign was held in, raising $147,000

1998

2000

2000 - The first Gala was hosted.

Recent accomplishments include funding the construction of Cedar Hall, which houses the current Adult Basic Education programs and raising $600,000 to equip and furnish the health-­science wing remodeling and expansion.

2010

The Foundation received a $1.65 million pledge from the A.F. Williams Family Foundation to endow a chair for Radio logic Technology, making MCC the first community college in Colorado to have a university ­model endowed chair position.

FM Campus Groundbreaking

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Graduates

First grads

Donor Recipient Reception

Donor Recipient Reception Learn more about our scholarship drive

Donor Wall at Morgan Community College

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2016 Gala at Ehrlich Toyota

2016 Gala