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  CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) UPDATE: Face coverings are mandatory inside all South Mountain Community College buildings, including the SMC Library. Read more about this decision here, and a message from the Maricopa County Community College District here

Foundation and Development


South Mountain Community College provides higher education for our diverse community. We create a caring teaching and learning environment that nurtures student development and supports productive citizenship.

Join our friends, alumni, employees, and investors and support South Mountain Community College with a gift that will bridge the gap between tuition and the actual cost of a life-transforming education for our students.

Philanthropy Statement

Community Colleges serve as a gateway to higher education.  The Maricopa County Community Colleges are a valuable resource for students, and play a central role in the economic vitality and workforce training of our community.

Philanthropic support of the Maricopa Community Colleges Foundation by generous faculty, staff, alumni, and friends, improves college access, increases educational opportunity and equity, and positively impacts countless lives.