Oakland Community College Foundation
Giving Guide

Giving Guide

Thank you for supporting Oakland Community College. Every gift matters.

The OCC Foundation helps shape OCC today and tomorrow by providing critical funds used to meet the most pressing needs of the College and our students. Your support helps OCC respond to unexpected needs and ensures the College is guiding students to success that fulfills community needs. 

Annual Appeals
Annual Appeals  are giving opportunities, which occur throughout the year and allows the Foundation to have the necessary resources to support scholarships, programs and other initiatives.  These appeals provide the Foundation the flexibility to respond to a need as they arise.

Help a Student Out

Employee Giving Appeal

OCC employees, current and retired are the most loyal donors to the OCC Foundation.  You understand the importance and see the impact that your giving has on students. 

As a leader of student success, you champion the needs of students, which led to the creation of the Student Success Fund (SSF). The SSF, is an immediate response to an emergency need, removing barriers to student success. 

Continue leading students to success by contributing to the Student Success Fund.  Give now.


The OCC Foundation accepts:

  • Checks - Make payable to the “OCC Foundation” Contribution Form
  • Credit cards - MasterCard, Visa, Discover Card and American Express.
  • Online gifts - Via Online Express.
  • Automatic Online Bill Pay - Set up OCC Foundation as a new payee through your own bank or credit union.
  • Payroll Deduction for OCC employees: Payroll Deduction Form (PDF)
  • Beneficiary terms - Consider including beneficiary designations in wills, insurance policies, retirement funds, etc.  We strongly recommend you contact your financial advisor or attorney for professional advice. 
  • Contact the OCC Foundation at 248.341.2137 or OCCFoundation@oaklandcc.edu for general information.