Our Priorities

Mapping the way forward for our community



Through your support, the Sauk Valley College Foundation works to extend educational access to thousands of students; develop and strengthen dynamic programs; and grow initiatives that impact the entire Sauk Valley region. Explore existing priorities or find out how you can create your own bold new initiative.






Create a named scholarship and help eliminate the financial obstacles for those seeking an SVCC education. Whether you’re giving to need or merit-based funds, your generosity can make a direct, profound impact on student lives.


The Chris Byar Student Emergency Fund

The students of Sauk Valley Community College turn to the Chris Byar Student Emergency Fund to address critical needs and financial barriers, including education-related expenses, food and toiletries, transportation needs, and other costs associated with life circumstances.

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Employee Giving

The SVCC Employee Giving program provides staff opportunities to direct their generosity in meaningful and impactful ways. Employees may give easily using a variety of options like payroll deduct or direct online payments. These gifts, no matter the size, help strengthen SVCC and ensure bright futures for our students and the region.

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The SVCC Alumni Scholarship

The SVCC Alumni Scholarship program demonstrates the collective belief that aspiring Skyhawks benefit when loyal alumni and dedicated donors come together to help create bright futures.

Make An Impact

SVCC is strengthened by our alumni and our community. Contact us to make a gift, volunteer your time, lend your voice, share your story, or learn more.