The Education Fund operates over 100 different scholarship, program, department and endowment funds, supported by individual and corporate donors. In 2014-2015, the Education Fund raised $1,289,991 in contributions and grants.
For the 2015-2016 academic year, the NSC Education Fund provided over $400,000 in scholarships for over 100 students. Nearly 300 students applied for scholarships from the Education Fund.
The Education Fund also awards nearly $20,000 annually in faculty and staff mini grants to support professional development, equipment and special projects which may not always be covered by department budgets. This is in addition to the approximately $400,000 granted to North Seattle College annually, to support its students, faculty, staff and programs.
The Education Fund is an independent 501(c)3 non-profit organization, tax ID 41-2178833.