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Giving Opportunities

There are many ways to make a gift to the Sinclair Community College Foundation. Careful planning can make charitable giving a personally satisfying and financially sound decision. Explore the links below to learn more about the types of gifts available to donors.

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Annual Fund

The Annual Fund is a way in which the largest number of Sinclair Community College friends are able to support Sinclair. The Annual Fund helps provide regular, ongoing support for student scholarships, innovative programs and other worthy initiatives. The Annual Fund gives the college flexibility to use the dollars where the need is greatest. Learn more about the Annual Fund.

Qualified Charitable Distribution/IRA Charitable Rollover

If you are 701/2 years old or older, you may be able to take advantage of a simple way to benefit the Sinclair Community College Foundation and receive tax benefits in return. You can give any amount up to $100,000 per year from your IRA directly to a qualified charity such as ours without having to pay income taxes on the money. This popular gift option is commonly called the IRA charitable rollover, but you may also see it referred to as a qualified charitable distribution, or QCD for short. Learn more about QCD/IRA charitable rollover.

Scholarships and Programs

Sinclair welcomes donors who desire to establish scholarship or program funds which benefit students or programs at the College. We encourage donors to consult with the Foundation staff when establishing fund criteria to ensure the fund will meet the donor's expectations and fulfill a need at the College. Learn more about scholarships.


Our diverse sponsorship opportunities include special events, conferences and special educational programs. Our partners enjoy a wide range of imaginative benefits. Our team will work with you to provide creative solutions to your commercial objectives. Learn more about sponsorships.

Planned Giving

Whether it is giving to an individual or to a charitable organization, the making of an appropriate, significant, charitable contribution is an art. Your gift, like art, evolves through a creative process that can and should change according to your wishes. Learn more about planned giving.

In-kind (Non-monetary) Donation

They are gifts intended for use in the form in which they are given. In-kind gifts afford you the opportunity to donate valuable items, property, or professional services to Sinclair Foundation. Examples include auction items for special events, office furniture, books, equipment, automobiles, real estate and services. Learn more about in-kind donations.

Donor Recognition Opportunities

Create your legacy on campus! Sinclair has a long-standing tradition of naming scholarships, programs, and facilities in honor of persons or entities that have made important non-financial contributions to enable the teaching and mission of the college. As the need for private contributions to the Sinclair continues to increase however, there is an opportunity for Sinclair to facilitate financial gifts by naming college buildings, rooms, structures and programs in honor of significant financial contributors to the college.  Learn more about donor recognitions.

Fundraising Events

A wide variety of fundraising events are held on campus to support student clubs and organizations, programs, or scholarships. Learn more about fundraising events.