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South Suburban College Foundation

The mission of the South Suburban College Foundation (SSCF) is to support the educational purposes and objectives of the College by providing assistance in the promotion of SSC’s services and facilities. The SSC Foundation seeks funding to strengthen College programs with a primary focus on student scholarships. Established in 1973, the Foundation is solely governed by a Board of Directors composed of the region’s business, civic and community leaders.

The SSCF is a philanthropic, not-for-profit organization chartered in the State of Illinois and is a 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization (EIN: 237191738). It works cooperatively with individuals and organizations in developing a plan to fit the needs of the donors. The Foundation raises funds primarily through annual campaigns including the Showcase Dinner in the spring, and the fall Donor Drive. The total SSC Foundation endowment as of December 31, 2015 is $1,052,654.

2015-16 Fundraising events!


Each year the South Suburban College Foundation (SSCF) hosts our spring gala from which all proceeds benefit scholarship opportunities. We are seeking your support once again for SHOWCASE 2016: DREAMS AND DESTINATIONS, an elegant evening featuring dinner, dancing and a silent auction to be held on Friday, April 29, 2016 at Glenwoodie Golf Club, 19301 S. State Street, Glenwood, IL.

You can support our scholarship event in the following ways: Become a Sponsor, Purchase Dinner Tickets or Make a Monetary Donation.

With the cost of higher education on the rise and state funding on the decline, students are finding it more difficult to afford a full-time college education. At SSC, 90% of our students fall under the low income, first generation, disabled or low income and disabled criteria. Your donation significantly helps these students and is an investment in the future economic development of the south suburban region.