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ECC Foundation
Bldg B, Room B230, ECC Campus
Tel: 847-214-7377
Fax: 847-214-7537

Reg. Hours: M - T: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Summer Hours: M - T: 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Closed Fridays during June-August


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Foundation Events

The foundation creates and enhances linkages between the college and those in the community who have a stake in and resources to support the college's survival and success. One hundred percent of the net proceeds from all of the foundation's special events go towards strengthening the foundation's ability to help ECC students succeed and sustain ECC's instructional excellence.

30th Anniversary Pearl Gala Celebration

Chairs Lisa and Ian Lamp and Bette and Tom Roeser invite you to join our celebration as Elgin Community College Foundation marks its 30th year in partnership with Elgin Community College! This black-tie optional event takes place on Saturday, September 20, 2014 in The Pavilion at OTTO Engineering, located on the banks of the Fox River at 100 South Lincoln in Carpentersville, Illinois. Doors open at 6 p.m. for a cocktail reception, followed by dinner, a live auction and dancing. More»

Founders' Day Celebration

The Founders’ Day Celebration is an annual event, held to commemorate the founding of the college in 1949. The Founders’ Day Celebration also recognizes the distinguished accomplishments of ECC’s students, alumni, employees, retirees, and other community supporters and partners who have been an integral part of ECC’s history and the fulfillment of its mission. In 2014 the college will be celebrating its 65th anniversary! The Founders’ Day Celebration will be held on Sunday, February 16, 2014 and it will include a plated, upscale, four-course luncheon, including an appetizing champagne reception. . More»

Foundation Golf Classic

Area golfers look forward to this annual event every June. Following 18-holes at an area country club, this most enjoyable day concludes with a cocktail reception, gourmet dinner, awards, live auction, full slate of prizes and other activities. More»