Give Back

Thank you for your interest in supporting higher education and student success. Your generosity makes a difference to advance Estrella Mountain’s mission and philosophy of a learning college…ensuring that students have every opportunity to learn any way, any place and any time.

As we celebrate 25 years of educating our community, developing our workforce and building a stronger West Valley, we would like to provide you opportunities to give back to strengthen our teaching and learning community.

EMCC 25th Silver Anniversary Gala

Saturday, April 15, 2017
Cocktail Reception 5:00 p.m. • Dinner & Program 7:00 p.m.

You are invited to a special evening at the Wigwam Resort in Litchfield Park, Ariz., to celebrate the 25-year journey of Estrella Mountain Community College with special guests, live entertainment and a silent auction. The event will mark an opportunity for EMCC to thank the many people who have helped create a legacy of student success and higher education excellence. We will also commemorate this silver anniversary milestone by launching the Alumni Legacy Scholarship Fund to highlight the recent formation of the EMCC Alumni Association.

Additional Scholarship Giving Opportunities

Estrella Mountain Community College offers a variety of scholarships to support students. We are working to reach our fundraising goal of $1,680,000 as part of the Maricopa Community Colleges Foundation Student Success Campaign. Please consider giving to the unique scholarships that support our West Valley students, including the 25th Anniversary Fund. Once you donate, you will be part of the Estrella Mountain Giving Society, which recognizes your generosity and your willingness to champion higher education.

If you have questions or are interested in establishing a scholarship, please contact Jonathan Robles, Director of Alumni, Corporate and Foundation Relations at, or 623-935-8502.

Gala sponsorships are fulfilled through the Maricopa Community Colleges Foundation, a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization, designated by the Maricopa County Community College District to receive and manage gifts on behalf of its 10 colleges, two skill centers and multiple satellite centers. The Foundation actively seeks contributions from a variety of public and private sources including individuals, corporations and other foundations. It acts as a trustee for donations to assure that gifts are distributed in the manner specified by the donor.