Paul B. Sharar (CCC) Foundation
Paul B. and Dorothy Sharar had "a vision of education as the way people learn to live more useful lives for themselves and for their fellow citizens, so they feel the joy of accomplishment above and beyond the commonplace that might have been."
The Paul B. Sharar Foundation
Clinton Community College
The Paul B. Sharar Foundation for Clinton Community College provides monetary and
advisory support for students, faculty and college programs. Through the leadership
of the Foundation Board of Directors, the mission and needs of the college are made
visible to the community and to business and industry.
Named after the first Dean of Clinton Community College, the Paul B. Sharar Foundation supports the students, programs, faculty and staff at the college. The 20-member Board of Directors is responsible for encouraging, receiving and administering all contributions.
Each year the Sharar Foundation awards more than 160 scholarships to deserving Clinton Community College students. These scholarships are awarded to recent high school graduates as well as nontraditional students returning to college to continue their education. All students are encouraged to apply for scholarships. Application deadlines are March 1 and November 1.
Supporting college programs through equipment purchases and funding for staff development are also priorities of the Sharar Foundation. A Sharar Foundation Educational Grant program funds faculty and staff continuing education. In addition, the Sharar Foundation coordinates Business/Industry class tours within the community.
The Paul B. Sharar Foundation is located on the Clinton Community College Main Campus. For more information, contact Ann Eisenman, Executive Director, 563-244-7040.
The Paul B. Sharar Foundation is a non-profit 501©3 organization. Gifts are tax-deductible and non-refundable contributions. Donors receive no goods or services in return for gifts to the foundation.