BC3 Education Foundation

The BC3 Education Foundation is a 501 (c)(3) charitable organization established to support Butler County Community College. The Foundation acquires and manages private funds for the benefit of BC3.

  • About the Foundation

    About the Foundation

    Chartered in 1985, the Butler County Community College Education Foundation serves as a vehicle for raising private funds to support BC3's mission, goals, activities and programs. The Foundation attributes its success to its generous donors and the strong leadership of its Board of Directors, composed of volunteer members and community leaders committed to BC3.

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    Support BC3

    The BC3 Education Foundation is able to make a difference in the lives of our students thanks to the generosity of alumni, parents, community friends, private foundations and corporations.

  • Scholarships


    BC3 scholarships are available to all students and majors! In the academic year 2022-2023, the BC3 Education Foundation awarded over $280,000 in scholarships to BC3 students. 

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    Alumni Association

    Established in 1997, the BC3 Alumni Association serves the college, alumni, current students, and the community by offering networking programs, services, and events.

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    Events & Campaigns

    Every year the Foundation hosts events and campaigns to both raise funds and elevate the ways in which donor dollars create and sustain the programs, facilities, faculty, and services necessary to offer a well-rounded education to our students.

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    Foundation in the News

    Curious about what's making headlines at the BC3 Education Foundation? Check out our news and events website for the latest stories.

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29th Annual Golf Outing @ Olde Stonewall

Save the Date! | Friday, August 2, 2024
On the first Friday in August, the BC3 Annual Golf Outing hosts an annual golf outing that supports the #1 Community College in Pennsylvania. Over the past 28 years, over $1.4 million has been raised to support BC3 students.


Meet the BC3 Education Foundation Staff

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Mikayla Moretti
Interim Director of Fundraising and External Relations, BC3 Education Foundation
724.287.8711, ext. 8326

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Sherry Atkison
Foundation Secretary
724.287.8711, ext. 8161

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Lynn Ismail
Assistant Director/Financial Manager, BC3 Education Foundation
724.287.8711, ext. 8420

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Bobbi Jo Cornetti
Development Coordinator
724.287.8711, ext. 8175


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Janice Reiter
Events Management  Secretary
724.287.8711, ext. 8208

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General Inquiries
Email the Education Foundation, and we will get back to you!

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Michael Beck
Event Specialist
724.287.8711, ext. 8359