Education Fund

Patrons' Circle

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.

Patrons’ Circle

Cumulative giving of $25,000 or more

Individual, corporate, and foundation contributions to North Seattle College are essential to supporting our mission: Changing Lives through Education. We recognize these patrons of education to express our gratitude for their extraordinary commitment to North Seattle College, its students, faculty, staff and programs.

Diamond Patrons

$1 million and above

American Financial Solutions

The Foundation for the Seattle Colleges

Rolex Watch USA, Inc.

Seattle Colleges

Veribest Inc.

Onyx Patrons

$500,000 to $999,999

The Estate of Helen F. Bruce

The Hugh S. Cannon Foundation

Gold Patrons

$100,000 to $499,999


Ben Bridge Jewelers

The Boeing Company

College Spark Washington

The Estate of Florence E. Galbraith

GM Nameplate, Inc.


John, Sr.* and Nancy Martin

North Seattle College

The Estate of Phyllis A. Mayo

RADM Herbert and Shirley* Bridge

The Seattle Foundation

SPACELABS Healthcare

Washington State Board for Community & Technical Colleges

Silver Patrons

$50,000 to $99,999

Amerix Corporation

Bank of America

The Bruce and Jolene McCaw Family Foundation

Cruise, LLC

Fluke Manufacturing Company, Inc.

Fluke Networks

GEC Marconi Aerospace, Inc.

George Winn, Jr.

glassybaby, LLC

HVAC Learning Solutions


Interlinq Software Corporation

John Martin, Jr.

The Laurel Foundation

Leona Hickman Educational Trust

The Marjorie Mosher Schmidt Foundation

Safeco Insurance

Shiao-Yen Wu

Watermark Estate Management Services

William and Utta Tellini

Bronze Patrons

$25,000 to $49,999

360° Hotel Group

Ausco, Inc

Bulova Corporation

George* and Cleo Corcoran

Dan Towey

Donald and Karin Root

Elizabeth Boyle*

Ellstrom Manufacturing, Inc.

Intel Corporation Foundation

John and Mary Ann Mangels

Laura and Kevin McCracken

Makram and Lynn Abulhosn

Richard Layton* and Marilyn Smith-Layton

Michael and Beret Kischner

The Estate of Michiko Prehn

Novell, Inc.

Patricia and Bruce Finlayson

Pat O'Day

Peter and Sophia Ku

Puget Sound Chapter of ASHRAE

Ronald* and Pamela LaFayette

Schacht/Aslani Architects

South Seattle College Foundation

Stanley and Margaret Diddams

Thomas and Margaret Mesaros

UW Medicine Northwest Hospital & Medical Center

Washington Mutual Savings Bank

Zoll Medical Corporation


Education Fund Contacts


(206) 934-3604


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