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Helping to Change Lives through Education

The Rockingham Community College Foundation, Inc. exists to assist and support Rockingham Community College in its efforts to enhance individual and community success by fostering life-long learning and economic development through high-quality, accessible education and innovative partnerships.

Dayahna Blatchley

Associate in Applied Science
Agribusiness Technology

I will study Environmental Planning and Development after graduation. Everyone at RCC is amazing! Having a scholarship enables me to further my studies more than I ever imagined.

Irvin Cordova

Associate in Applied Science
Accounting and Finance

I plan to have my own business. My professors are very intelligent and helpful. They want me to succeed. Having a scholarship determines whether or not I can continue my studies. I am grateful to be able to further my education and become a contributing citizen in the community.

Havanna Land

Associate in Applied Science
Early Childhood Education
Transfer Licensure Track

I plan to earn my bachelor’s degree at UNCG and become a Head Start teacher. My RCC experience has given me the confidence that I need to transfer to a four-year university. The resources an opportunities available at RCC are very helpful. I would not be able to pursue my education without the scholarship.

Hannah Lowe

Associate in General Education

I want to be able to provide for myself. Getting my education will help me reach my goals, and I look forward to my studies. My education is my priority. I had to cut hours at my job to be successful and the scholarship is saving my future.

Ana Perez

Associate in Applied Science

I want to have my own business and learn how to work with every type of hair for both men and women. My instructors are amazing. I am a work-study student and I am learning so much in that role. Having the scholarship relieves stress since it gives me enough money for my classes and supplies. I am very thankful.

Franchesca Ellerbe

Associate Degree Nursing
LPN to ADN Program

After I finish at RCC, I would like to go further and earn my Bachelor’s Degree and Master’s Degree in Nursing. Everyone at RCC is pleasant and welcoming. I am a single mother of three. COVID has impacted my finances. The scholarship is helping me pursue my dreams of becoming a registered nurse and providing for my family

Foundation Facts

Foundation Message

Workplace dynamics are changing across North Carolina and Rockingham County is no exception. The RCC Foundation is better positioned than ever to help Rockingham Community College address the changing needs of business, industry and students in our county.

Foundation Purpose

Rockingham Community College Foundation, Inc. serves as a a vehicle to receive private gifts and bequests and to account for, manage, and help appreciate monies or property donated to the foundation for the purpose of benefitting Rockingham Community College.


  • The RCC Foundation was incorporated on January 7, 1970.
  • The RCC Foundation manages nearly 200 scholarships.
  • RCC students received more than $157,000 in scholarship awards for 2022-2023.
  • 2022-2023 Employee Fund Drive raised $21,000 with a participation rate of 86%.
  • The RCC Foundation supports the RCC Campus Grant Program by awarding an average of $100,000. The grant supports teaching and learning and are requested by RCC faculty and staff.


Click Here to Make a Secure Online Donation

The Rockingham Community College Foundation is a 501(c)(3), not-for-profit organization. Your gift to the RCC Foundation is tax-deductible. Please see your financial advisor for details on any tax-related matters.

If you would prefer to donate by check or money order, please make your gift payable to the RCC Foundation and mail to:

RCC Foundation, Inc.
Post Office Box 38
Wentworth, NC 27375-0038

Join an RCC Foundation
Gift Club!
  • Friend’s Club ($1-99)
  • Advocate’s Club ($100-249)
  • Benefactor’s Club ($250-499)
  • President’s Club ($500-999)
  • Foundation Club ($1000 and Up)

You may also donate a gift in the form of property, stock, insurance, or other assets.

Talon Club

Talon Club Sponsorship Program members make an annual contribution of $1500 that is designated to support the Campus Grants Program. Members receive one solicitation request annually and are recognized as sponsors of all RCC Foundation events and receive presidential invitations to college events.

Eyrie Society

The Eyrie Society is named after the eagle’s nest to which the bird returns each year, building upon the same nest to make it stronger. This concept of continually building for strength makes this a very appropriate name for the Foundation’s planned giving club. Club membership is composed of donors who have notified the Foundation that they have included the college in their estate plans.


Rockingham Community College
PO Box 38
215 Wrenn Memorial Rd.
Wentworth, NC 27375


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Friday: 8:00 am – 12:00 pm


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