Support BC3

The BC3 Education Foundation creates and enhances relationships with the community and former students in an effort to support the College and enhance programs for future generations.

A photo of a woman smiling holding two large presentation checks donated from the estate of C. Timothy Shaffer.

Make a Gift to the BC3 Education Foundation 

The 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.

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Ways to Donate

When using the donate button below, to designate a gift to a specific scholarship or program, please indicate by filling in the "Add a Note" field during the payment process.


Gifts can also be made by check. Donors can direct that their gift be designated to a specific scholarship or program by indicating their preference in the "Add a Note" field online or in the memo/for line on a check.

BC3 Education Foundation
P.O. Box 1203
Butler, PA 16003-1203

The BC3 Education Foundation will direct unrestricted funds to the current area of greatest need.

There are over 1,500 businesses and corporations that will match a current employee or retirees' contribution to higher education. Donors are encouraged to explore this opportunity with their employer.


How to Give

There are a variety of opportunities for donors to support Butler County Community College. In addition to making a gift online or by cash or check, the BC3 Education Foundation accepts gifts in the form of:

  • Stocks and Bonds
  • Gift Annuities
  • Charitable Trusts
  • Wills and Bequests
  • Life Insurance
  • Real Estate

 Some of these gifting methods can provide an annual return to the donor and their heirs.

The BC3 Education Foundation hosts various events and campaigns on campus each year to support the college. View the upcoming events below for the current semester, browse past events, and view information on the annual golf outing.

BC3 Education Foundation Events & Campaigns Page

Your gift to Areas of Greatest Need supports BC3's top priorities throughout the year. By entrusting us with a gift in this unrestricted category, you empower the college to raise funds for educational equipment, classroom renovations, faculty enhancement, student scholarships, and innovative college programs.

A bequest is a gift from your estate - a transfer of cash, securities, or other property - made through your estate plans. You can make a bequest to BC3 by including language in your will or living trust leaving a portion of your estate to the college or by designating BC3 as a beneficiary of your retirement account or life insurance policy.


Gifts are Tax Deductible

The BC3 Education Foundation is a 501 (c) (3) charitable organization. Gifts are tax deductible as permitted by law and can be made payable to the:

BC3 Education Foundation
P.O. Box 1203
Butler, PA 16003-1203

For more information call 724.287.8711, ext. 8161.

A copy of the official registration and financial information may be obtained from the division of consumer services by calling toll-free within the state. Registration does not imply endorsement, approval, or recommendations by the state.

1.800.435.7352                 License #: CH46494