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Volunteers help secure our standing as a premier college. Here are some ways that you can get involved with the Columbia College Fund.

Alumni

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Reunion Giving

Every five years, classes come together and give back. Whether you want to volunteer with your class gift committee, work with the Columbia College Alumni Association on reunion programming, or make a gift in support of your class's reunion effort, we encourage you to join your fellow classmates in celebrating our Columbia College community. From the 5th Reunion to the 60th Reunion and beyond, Reunion efforts build community and form the cornerstone of the Columbia College Fund.

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Become A Class Agent

Class Agents drive the growth of Columbia College Fund, and help to secure Columbia College's standing as one of the premier colleges in the world.

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Fund Development Council

Members of the Fund Development Council form a network of peer-to-peer fundraisers who are the leadership committee for the Columbia College Fund. They focus on soliciting leadership-level gifts for the Fund as well as help the Dean think through overall strategy. The work is critical to growing the pipeline of $1,500+ John Jay level donors to the Fund. The FDC holds official meetings three times per year. They partner with staff to provide coordinated outreach to leadership donors and prospects. They provide $2 million in revenue to the College Fund annually.

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Young Alumni Fund Advisory Board

Young Alumni Fund Advisory Board (YAFAB) members are the leaders of the Columbia College Young Alumni Fund. YAFAB members work with the Young Alumni Fund staff in an advisory capacity.

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Students

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Seniors for the Columbia College Fund

Seniors for the Columbia College Fund is the graduating class’ gift to the Columbia College Fund, the alumni-driven fund that provides support directly to students. By participating in the Senior Fund, you join thousands of alumni and past Seniors in supporting the next generation of students at Columbia College. Seniors have the opportunity to make a gift to the area of their choice, in order to begin their legacy of giving here at the College.
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Parents

Parent Support
Parents Fund

Columbia College students benefit greatly from the generous contributions of parents. Each year the College relies on charitable donations to help bridge the gap between tuition and actual cost of educating our students. Parents' gifts provide vital resources that enhance all facets of the undergraduate experience.