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Early education teacher reading to students outdoors.
Early education teacher reading to students outdoors.
Rural Nursing Success Fund
Rural Nursing Success Fund

The Rural Nursing Success Fund allows CMC to add virtual simulation modules for its nursing students and instructors and additionally creates an interest-free income share agreement fund to provide nursing students with an innovative way to fund their education.

August is Make-A-Will Month
FreeWill services available now

Estate planning, including making your will, is often assumed to be a complex and overwhelming process. However the CMC Foundation has recently partnered with FreeWill: a user friendly and comprehensive online resource that helps you make or update your legally valid will at no cost to you.

Teacher Education Stipend
Cultivate and retain quality educators

The "Rural Colorado Grow Your Own Educator" grant program provides a $10,000 stipend to teacher candidates during their student-teaching fellowship when it is virtually impossible to work another job. Each dollar donated to this program will be matched by the Colorado Department of Higher Education.

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Since 1985, the Colorado Mountain College Foundation has built sustainable community support for the needs and strategic priorities of Colorado Mountain College and its students. Our donors invest in the future by supporting a dynamic, accessible institution that is relevant to today's students and workforce. With your help, we are proud to help CMC reach even greater heights as the source for higher education in the Rocky Mountain region.


The Colorado Mountain College Foundation believes in the power of passion. We offer each donor an engaging and rewarding experience by offering you the opportunity to give directly to your own unique area of interest.

Our donor-centric model encourages an authentic and powerful pathway of support. Whether you wish to direct your gift to a specific campus or program, or simply give to the college's highest strategic priorities, your impact will be felt.


Supporting a capital campaign is a rewarding way for you to give back to Colorado Mountain College and your community.

Scholarship support

The foundation offers and administers more than 400 named scholarships. Make a real difference in the lives of students by creating your own.


You can make a big impact and create an enduring legacy for future generations by including Colorado Mountain College in your estate plan.

Special Initiatives

The CMC Foundation offers several innovative and unique ways for you to support  Colorado Mountain College and its students.

CMC Alumni Association

Providing ongoing support and connection to all former students and faculty of Colorado Mountain College.


 ArtShare brings cultural enrichment to CMC for the benefit of our students and the community as a whole.

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Impact Annual Report

Learn how CMC is elevating futures.

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Eagle Newsletter

The latest news from the CMC Foundation


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