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BC3 Education Foundation, Inc.

Giving Opportunities

Donors can direct their gift to a specific program that is most important to them. The BC3 Education Foundation, Inc. will direct unrestricted funds to the current area of greatest need.
There are over 1,500 businesses and corporations that will match a current employee or retirees' contribution to higher education. Donors are encouraged to explore this opportunity with their employer.

Gifts Are Tax Deductible

The Foundation is a 501 © (3) charitable organization. Gifts are tax deductible as permitted by law and made payable to the BC3 Education Foundation, Inc., P.O. Box 1203, Butler, PA 16003-1203. For more information call 724-287-8711, ext. 8161.


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Annual Campaign

Each year, the BC3 Education Foundation conducts an Annual Campaign to raise funds for educational equipment, classroom renovations, faculty enhancement, student scholarships, and innovative college programs.



Pioneer Proud Campaign

To make a donation to the Pioneer Proud Campaign, please contact Ruth Purcell at 724-287-8711 ext. 8368 or



Donor Options

There are a variety of opportunities for donors to support Butler County Community College. In addition to monetary gifts, the BC3 Education Foundation accepts gifts in the form of:

  • Stocks and Bonds
  • Gift Annuities
  • Charitable Trusts
  • Wills and Bequests
  • Life Insurance
  • Real Estate


Many of these gifting methods can provide an annual return to the donor and their heirs.

Donor Recognition

Charitable financial contributions and gifts by local businesses, corporations, organizations, alumni, college employees, retirees and friends are appreciated and recognized in the College's annual report.

Form 990

Download a printer friendly copy of Form 990, 2013 (pdf)

Download a printer friendly copy of Form 990, 2012 (pdf)

Download a printer friendly copy of Form 990, 2011 (pdf)

Download a printer friendly copy of Form 990, 2010 (pdf)

Download a printer friendly copy of Form 990, 2009 (pdf)






















Golf Outing


The BC3 Education Foundation Annual Golf Outing gives donors the opportunity to golf at the beautiful Old Stonewall Golf Club and support the College through participation in the event.

The Golf Outing is an 18-hole team scramble that includes a golf cart, lunch, dinner, and awards. Prizes are awarded for team scores and individual skill events.

The Golf Outing is made possible by the support of area businesses and friends. Various sponsorship opportunities are available.















Contact Education Foundation

Ruth Purcell
Executive Director of BC3 Education Foundation, Inc.
724-287-8711, Ext. 8368


Michelle Jamieson
Associate Director of BC3 Education Foundation, Inc.
724-287-8711, Ext. 8235


Ruthi Orloski
BC3 Education Foundation, Inc. Secretary
724-287-8711, Ext. 8161



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