Powering A Stronger Future

The Campaign for Central Piedmont Community College

Powering a Strong Future was a $40 million initiative, and the most ambitious comprehensive fundraising campaign in the college's history.
It focused on reinforcing and extending the power of a Central Piedmont education to transform lives and strengthen the
economic and social fabric of the region. Because of your contributions, the college is better positioned to help
students conquer possibility through new program development, scholarship assistance, and more.
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Your gifts are powering a stronger future.

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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