College of the Redwoods Foundation

College of the Redwoods Foundation

College of the Redwoods Foundation

College of the Redwoods Foundation

Your support means student success!


About Us

Formed in 1965, the College of the Redwoods Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping the Redwoods Community College District provide top quality educational opportunities to all of its students.

Through the generosity of our donors, the Foundation supports:

  • Scholarships to ensure that students in need of financial help can thrive.
  • Scholarships recognizing academic and technical training achievement.
  • Internship programs where our students can develop valuable skills in their respective fields.
  • Funds to expand our student support services, programs, and facilities.

The Foundation promotes academic, professional, and personal achievement.

The Impact of Your Giving

Your gift matters.

Over 180,000 students have attended College of the Redwoods since our opening in 1964, and you can help our next students attain their goals and improve their lives.


If you are interested in making a donation to an existing scholarship fund or creating your own scholarship fund please contact:
Sheila Hall
Scholarship Coordinator
(707) 476-4191

Internship Program

If you or your business are interested in creating a paid internship program please contact:
Marty Coelho
Executive Director
College Advancement & CR Foundation
(707) 476-4325

Room & Board Scholarship

The Redwoods Room & Board Scholarship Fund supports students struggling to find a safe place to sleep and enough food to eat while dedicating themselves to earning an education. The Scholarship provides these students with housing and meals, so they can focus on their education rather than on their daily survival. The program provides an interim safety-net that gives students an opportunity to build rental and job history, while they have the stability of housing & meals. CR’s Housing liaison will work with recipients to secure sustainable housing in the community


Learn About our new Room and Board Scholarship

Your support means student success!

Meet Caw-Tep Sylvia, graduate from our Klamath-Trinity Education Center.

View More Student Success Stories

Dash of Color

College of the Redwoods hosts the annual “Dash of Color,” a community family fun event supporting the CR Foundation, as well as the football and track & field programs. This color run is a non-athletic, all ages event, where walkers/joggers/runners move through color stations where volunteers toss colored starch.  It’s not toxic, environmentally friendly, and a great deal of fun for all!  In April of 2016, over 500 participants enjoyed the event.

Foundation Board

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Contact Us

Contact Information

College of the Redwoods Foundation

 Marty Coelho, Executive Director
Fax: 707-476-4402

 Student Services/Administration Building, Second Floor

7351 Tompkins Hill Rd
Eureka, CA 95501

It is the policy of College of the Redwoods not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age in its educational programs and its employment practices.

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