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At Anne Arundel Community College, we aim for a higher benchmark by:
  • Rethinking how we prepare students for the future
  • Working hand-in-hand with industry leaders to ensure we grow with our community
  • Reaching deeper into the community to support more students so they can fulfill their dreams

When our students succeed, the entire community benefits. But we cannot do it alone. Your gift makes the difference for our students and for our community.

Give by Credit Card

You can make a one-time gift or a recurring gift through our online donation processor, PayPal, using the link available through the "Make a Donation" button above. If you would like to make a tribute or designate your gift made by credit card, follow the link and click in the box labeled: Type here to designate your gift.

Give by Check

If you prefer to send a check, make it payable to AACC Foundation and mail it to:

AACC Foundation
101 College Parkway
Arnold, MD 21012

Donate Stock

By donating stock instead of selling it, you may be able to deduct the full market value and avoid capital gains tax. In most cases, ownership of your assets can be electronically transferred.

To donate stock contact Wendy Thomas at 410-777-1309 or when you intend to transfer funds.

Our broker is Elizabeth Baker with Wilmington Trust at 410-545-2765.

DTC Number: 990

Institutional ID Number: 26385

Name of Account: Anne Arundel Community College Foundation Inc.

Account Number: 1041216

Through your IRA

If you are 70½ or older, you can direct a qualified charitable distribution (QCD) up to $100,000 through your IRA directly to a charity without having to pay income tax on that money. The AACC Foundation is tax-exempt, so every cent of your gift will help support our students. For information, contact Wendy Thomas at 410-777-1309 or

Through Donor Advised Funds

Giving through your Donor Advised Fund (DAF) gives you the flexibility to recommend how much and how often you give to AACC Foundation, and it allows your money to grow tax-free. For information contact Wendy Thomas at 410-777-1309 or

Give a Tribute

Giving a tribute honors a special occasion, person or the memory of a loved one by giving and inviting others to give to the AACC Foundation. Donors will receive a personalized thank you letter and the tribute will be notified of the gifts made. For information email the AACC Foundation at

Make a Pledge

Making a multiyear pledge is an investment in our students for years to come. For information about making a pledge, contact Wendy Thomas at 410-777-1309 or

Payroll Deduction

Payroll deductions allow AACC faculty and staff to make contributions to the AACC Foundation. For information on how to sign up for a payroll deduction gift, contact Wendy Thomas at 410-777-1309 or

Planned Giving

Planned giving allows you to leave a legacy of support for our students and our community for years to come by including the AACC Foundation in your will or trust (bequest). For information on planned giving, contact Wendy Thomas at 410-777-1309 or

Sample wording for your will: “I give and bequeath (__% share of the residue of my estate) or ($__ of the residue of my estate) to the Anne Arundel Community College Foundation a nonprofit, charitable corporation headquartered in Arnold, Maryland. The Anne Arundel Community College Foundation shall use the assets in a manner they determine most critical.

Become a part of Circle '61. Members of Circle ’61 have made an enduring commitment to education and play a pivotal role in securing the standards of excellence and accessibility that hallmark Anne Arundel Community College as a source of hope and opportunity in our community. The legacy society, Circle ’61, was named for the year the college was founded. It was established to honor the visionaries of our past and the sustainers of our future. Anyone making a life-income gift to AACC or naming us as a beneficiary in their estate plans is welcomed as a member of Circle ’61.

Naming Opportunities

Naming opportunities allow you to create a legacy that will endure for years. Several opportunities exist on campus. For information on naming opportunities, contact Wendy Thomas at 410-777-1309 or


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