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ACC Foundation Gala

As the Foundation was unable to hold 21st annual gala in person, it is currently conducting a virtual ceremony “Granting Wishes” to benefit students and staff.

Throughout 2020 the Foundation has worked to provide resources to students who face obstacles to their education due to the COVID-19 pandemic and economic challenges.

Donors can make their much-needed contributions to help students in need. A gift of any amount will help make a huge difference.

The ACC Foundation is a private, 501 c(3) non-profit organization started in 1974 to help support the mission of the college. The Foundation has helped thousands of students with scholarships made possible through generous donations from individuals, families, and businesses.

In addition to scholarships, the Foundation also uses its funds to support the Innovative Initiative grants and other programs on campus. This year, the Foundation awarded over $198,000 in student scholarships, grants and awards to ACC staff members.

There are several support levels during the virtual gala: A Whole New World at $10,000; Genie of Generosity at $7,500; Golden Lamp at $5,000; Magic Carpet at $2,500; Cave of Wonders at $1,500; Forbidden Treasure at $1,000; Sultan at $500; Jasmine at $250 and Aladdin at $100.

The virtual gala will also include Adopt-A-Wish grants that will support programs or designated funds for Industrial & Workforce training; Tuition Promise Program for AISD Grads; Upward Bound College Prep Program for AHS Students; 2nd Chance Scholarships for TDCJ Students; Dual Enrollment Scholarships; Emergency Fund for Students in Need as well Innovative Grants for Faculty and Staff and Honors Program Scholarships.

The gala is currently live and donations can be made at

For more information, call 281-756-3600 or visit