For Donors

Thank you for your interest in supporting the good work happening at Bakersfield College. Whether you choose to support an academic department, student scholarship, or the mission of the college itself, your donation makes a difference. Your donation, through the Bakersfield College Foundation, is a tax-deductible donation to a 501(c)3 charitable organization. There are countless ways you can support Bakersfield College — such as having Bakersfield College Foundation added into your will.

Make your tax-deductible donation to a pre-existing scholarship or department fund. Check donations can be mailed to the BC Foundation Office at:


BC Foundation
Levinson 11
1801 Panorama Drive
Bakersfield, CA 93305

Make your tax-deductible donation to a pre-existing scholarship or department fund. Whether you wish to support an academic department, specialty program, scholarship for students, athletic program, or the arts, we have a fund awaiting your donation. If you know the fund you would like to give to, please indicate it in the memo line of your check or by using the drop down menus when giving online. If you would like assistance in selecting the fund that’s right for you, please contact our Donor Relations Coordinator, Heather Pennella at 661.395.4885 or

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Whether you are an alum, former faculty or staff member, Renegade fan or just a friend of Bakersfield College, you can insure BC’s future generations of students have access to quality, affordable higher education by leaving something to BC in your will. It is easy to do, and it does not affect you during your lifetime. Support in any amount makes a huge difference to our students and faculty.


When you put a provision in your will to support Bakersfield College, you will direct your gift to The Bakersfield College Foundation. The Foundation is a 501(c)3 charitable organization and your gifts are tax-deductible as provided by law. The Foundation manages donations that are directed to the college and makes sure that your gifts are used for the purpose(s) you specify. The Foundation has an outside Board of Directors whose mission is to make sure the college flourishes “in perpetuity”- forever!


The official name and address of the Foundation is:


The Bakersfield College Foundation
1801 Panorama Drive

Bakersfield, CA 93305

How to put Bakersfield College in your will