The Central Piedmont Community College Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit charitable organization established in 1965. Our aim is to generate financial support to further the mission of Central Piedmont Community College. As public funding decreases, private support for Central Piedmont grows in its importance.

We partner with businesses, individuals, and organizations in our community. Investments from these groups help to drive student success. We seek funding to address priority programs and needs as identified by the college's leadership. These funds fuel the areas of greatest need at Central Piedmont. We secure donations for scholarship opportunities that transform the lives of students. Gifts to the Central Piedmont Community College Foundation power a stronger future for our students and our region.

Central Piedmont Community College is one of the largest community colleges in the Carolinas, offering nearly 300 degree, diploma and certification programs. To facilitate student learning, success, and completion, Central Piedmont provides exceptional education and globally competitive training in an engaging, supportive environment.

Since our founding in 1963, Central Piedmont has evolved into a multi-campus college where students receive a combination of technical and soft skills training from quality faculty who prepare them to enter the workforce and make a difference in their family, business, community, and the world. Central Piedmont will be a champion of students, a catalyst for opportunity, and an exceptional provider of learning experiences that transform lives and strengthen our community.
Central Piedmont student welds pieces of metal while sparks fly from the welding gun.Central Piedmont student wearing scrubs inspects a pair of eyeglasses as part of the Opthalmic Assisting program.Two Central Piedmont students look at laptop screen together in a classroom full of students.The cast of musical Newsies perform a group song on stage.