WE ARE
OPPORTUNITY

Miami Dade College is internationally recognized for providing opportunity to all who seek it, turning away no student. We provide access and enable success. Since the College’s founding in 1960, our commitment to student success has impacted the lives of more than 2 million people, their families and our community.

When you support MDC Foundation, you provide opportunity to our students and inspire a generation of changemakers who will make a difference in the world.

There are many ways to make a meaningful impact at Miami Dade College now and in the future. To learn more about giving opportunities and funding priorities, please visit mdcfoundation.com or contact Mark Cole directly at 305.237.7617 or mcole@mdc.edu.


WE BRIDGE THE DIVIDE

between student need and the
opportunity to succeed.

76%

Full-time, first-time students who receive financial assistance

70%

Students who work while going to college

65%

Students from low-income households

Student shaking hands with MDC staff

WE IMPACT LIVES

Portrait photo of Raveen-Symone Young

$5.19
MILLION
TOTAL SCHOLARSHIP DOLLARS
AWARDED IN 2016-2017


"I’M THE FIRST IN MY FAMILY TO GO TO COLLEGE AND PROUD TO SAY “I AM MDC”! I’M INCREDIBLY GRATEFUL FOR MY SCHOLARSHIP BECAUSE IT’S ALLOWING ME TO WORK LESS AND FOCUS ON SCHOOL WITHOUT WORRYING ABOUT TUITION."

Raveen-Symone Young
Business Student
2017 Errol Brown Sr. Scholarship Recipient

BY THE NUMBERS

Foundation Distributions

Total Distributed: $10,357,023

Infographic for 2016-2017 MDC Foundation distributions
  • Academic Programs 30.2%
  • Arts & Culture 19.6%
  • Operations 0.1%
  • Student Scholarships 50.1%

Foundation Balances

as of March 31 (in millions)

Info graphic for 2016-2017 MDC Foundation Balances

Note: Foundation balances are invested in a diversified portfolio comprised of domestic and international equities, fixed income instruments, and alternative investments. These investments are governed by Foundation policies and managed by local investment professionals.