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Make a Gift….Change Lives! 

Thanks to the generosity of individual friends, corporations, businesses and foundations, the Raritan Valley Community College Foundation opens doors to new possibilities by providing:

  • Scholarship support for hard-working students, who demonstrate academic excellence and/or financial need   

  • Emergency funds to defray the cost of textbooks and other necessities not funded by the County or State   

  • Financial support for rigorous academic programs that foster intellectual curiosity and promote critical thinking  

  • Service learning opportunities that promote social responsibility and civic engagement   

  • Grants for faculty projects and student enrichment projects   

  • Cultural programs that expand horizons, and   

  • Capital support for the Ray Bateman Center for Student Life and Leadership   

The RVCC Foundation invites you to join our growing circle of donors, and explore the many ways you can partner with us.

Your tax-deductible gift is an investment in our students’ future and in the future and well-being of our communities.

Support the RVCC Foundation

 Click here to make a secure on-line gift 


 RVCC Alumni Association

The RVCC Foundation's 12th Annual Golf Classic Welcomes Your Support!

The Raritan Valley Community College (RVCC) Foundation will hold its 12th Annual Golf Classic on July 13, 2015 at the Stanton Ridge Golf and Country Club in Whitehouse Station.

The annual Golf Classic is the RVCC Foundation’s largest fundraising event of the year. Proceeds raised from the day will go towards the Foundation’s scholarship program that benefits RVCC students who demonstrate academic excellence and/or financial need. The funds raised at the Golf Classic also will provide support for science and technology programs, the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, student enrichment grants and professional development grants for our faculty. 

Special thanks to Provident Bank for providing major funding as the Links Sponsor; DS&D and DiFrancesco, Bateman, Coley, Yospin, Kunzman, Davis, Lehrer & Flaum, P.C., as Dinner Sponsors; and New Jersey Risk Managers & Consultants as the Player Gift Sponsor.  Summa Cum Laude golf sponsors include United Business Systems; Northeast Energy Systems, and Pave-Rite. Magna Cum Laude golf sponsors include Automated Logic; Benjamin Harvey; Bohler Engineering; Chubb & Son; Instrument Sciences & Technologies; Preferred Client Group, Inc.; and Suplee Clooney & Co.  

It’s not too late for businesses and individuals to make a meaningful and an enduring difference in the lives of RVCC students by taking out an ad in the golf journal; purchasing a Putting Green or Tee Sign; sponsoring the bagpiper; or donating a gift certificate or gift item for the silent auction held at the dinner. 

Click here for more information on how you can participate.  

For more information, call 908-526-1200, ext. 8246.


“Protecting Property from Creditor Claims” Continuing Education Program – June 9, 2015, 8:00 to 10:00 AM, RVCC

The RVCC Foundation is hosting a continuing education program designed for attorneys, accountants, trust officers and financial planners. The two–hour program will feature Lawrence J. Gorman, Esq., The Guardian Life Insurance Co. of America, and Gregory J. Weinig, Esq., Partner, Connolly Gallagher LLP, Wilmington, Delaware.   They will address major concerns that individuals, business owners and professionals may have regarding the ability of a creditor to reach an asset, and explain ways that can be used to protect property and identify assets that may have unique protection features under the law. 

Special thanks to Herold Law, The Preferred Client Group, Inc. and International Planning Alliance for sponsoring the program.  For more information, call 908-526-1200, ext. 8246.  Click here for details.


RVCC to Raffle Trip for Scholarship Fund 

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Hillsborough resident wins RVCC Foundation raffle

Hillsborough resident Melinda Ciattarelli is the winner of a raffle sponsored by the Raritan Valley Community College (RVCC) Foundation. The prize enables her to choose from four different trips: Paris for two; Kauai, Hawaii for two; San Francisco and Sonoma for two; or a trip to Orlando for four. The fundraising initiative raised $30,000 for scholarships for RVCC students. The raffle drawing was held March 31 at the college's Branchburg Campus.

Winners of the other prizes include: Ellen Mushinski of Mount Holly, second prize, Weekend Overnight Stay at New York City's Michelangelo Hotel; Joanne Travaglini of Bedminster, third prize, a Samsung Galaxy Tab 4; and Mike Mervin of Lyndhurst, fourth prize, a Professional Series Inkjet Color Printer.

As the fundraising arm of Raritan Valley Community College, the RVCC Foundation engages individuals, local businesses, corporations, and other foundations in philanthropic activities to help ensure the college continues to provide high quality education at an affordable cost. It also supports the College's standing as a premier academic institution and a source of culture and continuing education in Somerset and Hunterdon counties.



Did you know that for every Amazon.com purchase you make, Amazon will donate .5% to the school of your choice at no cost to you? All you have to do is sign up for Amazon Smile! Visit  smile.amazon.com and select the Raritan Valley Community College Foundation as your beneficiary. Then every time you shop, you'll be supporting the RVCC Foundation, which awarded over $240,000 in scholarships to RVCC students last year. For more information about the RVCC Foundation, or for any questions about Amazon Smile, please contact scostell@raritanval.edu




Raritan Valley Community College Foundation
P.O. Box 3300, Somerville, NJ 08876-1265
Ronnie Weyl, Director: 908-526-1200 x8349 
Sarah Lott, Fundraising Research Associate: 908-526-1200 x8411 
Janet Dunne, Administrative Assistant: 908-526-1200 x8246


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