Powering A Stronger Future

The Campaign for Central Piedmont Community College

Today, the mission of Central Piedmont is more relevant than ever. To respond to the needs of its students and the community,
the college has embarked on the most ambitious comprehensive fundraising campaign in its history.
Powering a Stronger Future is a $40 million initiative that extends the power of a Central Piedmont
education to transform lives and strengthen the economic and social fabric of the region. 
overall goal
total raised to date

Campaign Priorities


Removing Financial Barriers and Expanding Access to Opportunity

$15 million to invest in scholarships that make Central Piedmont an accessible, transformational resource for students with financial need.

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Supporting Student Success, Equity, and Engagement

$9.5 million will enrich student experience through access to academic support, mentoring, and advising services.

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Ensuring Instructional Excellence and Relevance

$9.5 million to provide relevant education and hands-on learning experiences from dedicated, knowledgeable faculty.

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Fostering Economic Mobility and Responding to Community Needs

$5 million to serve Charlotte's most under-resourced and fragile populations through accelerated adult learning and expanded programming for early childhood educators.

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Responding to Present
and Emerging Needs

$1 million for the Central Piedmont Annual Fund to sustain essential operations and services that assure student success.

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