Investing in our Community

The Gaston College Foundation helps you change lives for the better by providing investment opportunities that help empower bright futures for our students, their families and our community.

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use
to change the world.”  –Nelson Mandela

Celebrating 50 Years

The Gaston College Foundation, Inc. is an independently incorporated 501-c-3 not-for-profit organization. Its sole mission is to raise, invest, administer and disburse funds exclusively for charitable, scientific, or educational purposes for the benefit of Gaston College. Any gifts received by the Foundation are used for the direct needs of the college including designated programs, scholarships, operating, and capital expenses.

Gaston College is an open-door public community college, located in Gaston and Lincoln counties of North Carolina. The college promotes student success and lifelong learning through high caliber, affordable, accessible, and comprehensive educational programs and services responding to economic and workforce development needs.

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Your gifts make a difference!

“As a struggling single mother it is hard to make ends meet and I thought I’d have to drop out due to a lack of funds.  As a second year nursing student, it would have been devastating not to be able to finish after all of the hard work it took to get this far.  Your support enabled me to complete my degree and pursue my dreams for myself and my family.”

–Student Emergency Fund Recipient