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Office of Philanthropy


Our Mission

The American River College Office of Philanthropy, with the support of the Los Rios Colleges Foundation, works to enhance, promote and support American River College and its centers through engaging employees, the community, alumni, emeriti, and friends. The office manages and supports all fundraising efforts for the college.

Why Your Support is Critical

Your philanthropic gift makes an impact at American River College. Giving to the Office of Philanthropy is about connecting our donor's areas of interest to key initiatives of college and community life, whether your philanthropic interest is funding student scholarships, providing resources for the STEM Capital Campaign, helping our veterans receive an education, supporting our student-athletes, or advocating for arts education. Your gift will benefit students, faculty, and the community, not only at this moment in time, but will also have a lasting impact into the future.

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Alumni Giving and Resources

The ARC Alumni Association was organized to promote and maintain an active interest in our college programs, services and activities throughout the communities we serve.

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Business and Community Resources

American River College appreciates the outstanding support from individuals, businesses and professionals throughout the Sacramento region. This support allows ARC to provide a margin of excellent that makes the difference between an adequate educational experience and an exceptional one.

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Emeriti Giving and Resources

Thank you for your interest in the American River College Emeriti Association! The annual membership period spans from July 1 to June 30.

Employees Resources

Faculty and Staff Giving and Resources

Faculty and staff generously give back through supporting many programs and initiatives.


Director of Donor Relations
Donor Relations Specialist


Monday - Friday: 
8:00 am - 5:00 pm


Administration Building

American River College raises funds through the Los Rios Colleges Foundation, a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt charitable organization serving all Los Rios community colleges (American River, Cosumnes River, Folsom Lake, and Sacramento City). Your donation is tax deductible to the extent permissible under law. The fair market value of any benefits provided in return for a contribution may affect a portion of the gift which is the tax deductible. Donations should be made to "Los Rios Colleges Foundation." Federal Tax ID: 94-2506591.