The YC Foundation works closely with several organizations that support Yavapai College. Volunteers from throughout the community give of their time and money to help grow the programs in many areas of the college. From Arts to Music to the Library, community members have come forward to make sure that these programs thrive in order to provide joy and opportunities for years to come. Community members and others interested in these auxiliary organizations, are invited to contact the Foundation office to learn more about how to volunteer time or make an investment.
Friends of YC Art supports students and faculty in the Visual Arts Department. They are committed to raising funds to share student and professional artwork with the community.
Friends of Yavapai College Library helps the Library expand its services by providing programs and services that connect the community to the Library as a cultural and literary center.
Friends of Music works to benefit and support the Music Department’s students and programs and to help attract new, top quality students.
Friends of the FEC supports and raises funds for the Family Enrichment Center. The FEC offers quality, learning experiences to a diverse group of children from both the college and the wider community, and provides valuable hands-on teacher training to YC early and elementary education students.
The Roughrider Club supports student athletes, teams, and athletic facilities.
Performing Arts Charitable Endowment (PACE) supports the College’s ability to offer high caliber entertainment and bring artistic programs to the community. Each year a special focus is placed on children’s programming in order to benefit our community’s children.
The President’s Club Through PACE supports the YC performing Arts Center at the highest level while offering benefits to contributors far beyond the standard ticket.
Legacy League members are a very special group of YCF friends who have invested in the college’s future by making planned gifts of any amount. The Legacy League helps to build long-range financial stability for the Foundation by supporting our mission beyond a donor’s lifetime.
The Greater Verde Valley Chapter is a group of dedicated supporters and investors who took up the challenge and created this chapter of the YC Foundation to raise funds for campus programs in Cottonwood, Clarkdale, and Sedona.