Your Impact

You are making the sound

Community college is an entry point to higher education. For students, it can be a pathway to a career, an end to the generational cycle of poverty, or the fulfilment of a lifelong dream of a college degree.

Nursing Student

Student testimonial

Students supported by the SPSCC Foundation have higher grade point averages, higher retention rates, and higher graduation rates than their peers. Simply put, investing in Student Success through the SPSCC Foundation makes students more likely to succeed.


In 2019, 362 scholarships and 519 grants were awarded to students by the South Puget Sound Community College Foundation. Over $500,000 of support was given directly to students! You are Making the Sound by supporting students that go on to be nurses, engineers, architects, dental assistants, and business leaders in Puget Sound.

Since 1982, the SPSCC Foundation has been working hard to ensure we support all students, so they can continue Making the Sound!

After graduation, SPSCC students become leaders and economic drivers in the local community. SPSCC alumni are estimated to sustain 5,364 jobs and provide $340.5 million in labor income in Thurston County!

2021 Annual Report

2020 Annual Report

2019 Annual Report

Economic Impact Report