The NSCC Foundation, Inc., is a qualified 501(c)(3), fiscally separate from the College, and organized under the laws of Massachusetts. Its independent Board works to support programs that enhance and expand educational opportunity at North Shore Community College. Presently, the Foundation administers $7 million in assets with the purpose of supporting academic excellence at North Shore Community College. All gifts to The NSCC Foundation, Inc. are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by current law.
The NSCC Foundation, Inc. was established in 1985 by a small group of business and community leaders to build necessary endowment through private fund-raising to ensure quality and accessible education to deserving students.
The mission of the NSCC Foundation is to "create financial capacity for the College to realize its mission of student success." Since 1985, the NSCC Foundation has managed a strong Scholarship Program, successfully raising and distributing over $2.8 million to more than 3,446 NSCC students.