The College of the Canyons Foundation oversees a variety of support groups that directly benefit specific programs such as early childhood education, the library, and fine and performing arts. Through membership and special activities, these support groups enrich the lives of students and, in most cases, the community we serve. Use the links above or below to learn more about our support groups.
Canyon Country Campus Innovation Fund
The Canyon Country Campus Innovation Fund is designed to enhance academic programs, provide for campus improvements and promote innovation at the Santa Clarita Community College District's newest campus, which welcomed thousands of students when it opened Aug. 27, 2007. More
Centers for Early Childhood Education Circle of Friends
The Circle of Friends is a group dedicated to supporting the goals of the Centers for Early Childhood Education at the College of the Canyons campuses. The centers provide broad educational and creative learning environments that encourage social, emotional, intellectual and physical growth and development of young children. More
Chancellor's Circle
The Chancellor's Circle is composed of prominent community leaders, alumni members and corporations that are dedicated to the success of College of the Canyons. As the college's most prestigious support group, it significantly enhances the quality of education at the college. More
Cougar Club (Athletics)
The Cougar Club believes athletics are an important part of the overall college experience. All who believe in strong athletic programs, a high level of competition, a healthy competitive edge and the opportunity for student athletes to compete in the sport of their choice are invited to participate. More
Friends of the Fine Arts
We invite you to support art education by joining the Friends of the Fine Arts. The College of the Canyons Art Gallery enhances the cultural life of the college community and the community at large through exhibitions and programs that enhance curriculum and engage a greater audience in the appreciation of the visual arts. More
Friends of the Gardens
Friends of the Gardens supports the Gardens of the Canyons project and its mission to establish and maintain a variety of garden areas as recognized assets of both the Valencia and Canyon Country campuses, as well as the community at-large. Members have an abiding interest in nature and the preservation of the natural environment. More
Library Associates
Established in 1993, the Library Associates supports books, reading and high-quality library services at the College of the Canyons Library. The group plans high-caliber events, relevant field trips and other fund-raising activities that help to enrich the programs and services of the Library. More
PAC K-12 Arts Education Outreach Program
The PAC K-12 Arts Education Outreach Program uses the college's vast cultural and community resources to expose students to the visual and performing arts -- while collaborating with educators in local school districts to develop enhanced arts education curriculum and unique educational opportunities. More
Patrons of the Performing Arts
Patrons of the Performing Arts members play a critical role in achieving the artistic and educational mission of College of the Canyons. The group supports the performing arts academic departments at College of the Canyons, the endowment campaign, and the COC Presents national and international touring artists. More