The Arizona Western College Foundation is a community foundation committed to supporting AWC students, programs and AWC campuses by making education universally accessible though the removal of economic barriers with collaborative contributions, scholarships and grants.
The AWC Foundation manages over 250 scholarship, program and capital funds for a wide variety of programmatic areas. At the Foundation we believe that obtaining a degree or certificate is a fundamental change maker for economic prosperity for the families in our community. This crucial work would not be possible without the generosity of our donors and community partners. We invite you to join our community partners and become a donor today!
"The AWC Foundation is committed to making education universally accessible through the removal of economic barriers for students across the entire region. Located on the US-Mexico border and California, The Foundation and AWC are primed to lead the way in regional economic growth and development that will impact families for generations to come."
Chief Operating Officer of the AWC Foundation
Every year, the AWC Foundation organizes several events to fundraise and recognize our generous donors.
Staff & Board
Foundation Staff & Board
|Lori Stofft||Vice President for Advancement and Executive Director of AWC Foundation||(928) 314-9595|
|Michelle Struck||Executive Assistant to the Vice President of Advancement & Executive Director of AWC Foundation||(928) 344-7670|
|Laura Knaresboro||Chief Operating Officer of AWC Foundation||(928) 344-1723|
|Gladys Anaya||Development Manager of AWC Foundation||(928) 317-7620|
|Bertha Rivera||AWC Foundation Accounting Administrator||(928) 317-7688|
|Jennifer Harper-Cofske||AWC Foundation Administrative Assistant||(928) 344-1720|
|Dr. Daniel Corr||Ex-Officio||AWC President|
|Ross Poppenberger||Ex-Officio||Vice President for Finance and Administrative Services|
|Crystal Gunderman||Board President||Senior Vice President and Regional President, Foothills Bank|
|Clint Harrington||Board Treasurer|
|Chris Auza||Manager - Barkley Ranch|
|Rose Ann Forte||Retired Financial Analyst|
|John Kovesdy||Project Manager, McCarthy Building Companies, Inc.|
|Flora Llamas||Yuma Living Management|
|Arturo Morales||Vice President - Commercial Lending Relationship Manager, National Bank of Arizona|
|Daniel Ortega||APS Southwest Director|
|Meghan Scott||Attorney - Nobel Law|
As a non-profit organization, we are committed to transparency and integrity in our operations and reporting. Here you can access our IRS forms, our audited financial statements, and other financial reports. If you have any questions, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or (928) 344-1720.