San Bernardino Valley College is celebrating 90 years of excellence! Join us Friday, October 14, 2016 at 5:00 p.m.

Welcome to the SBVC Foundation!

We believe everyone should have an opportunity to go to college. Through its work, the San Bernardino Valley College Foundation supports SBVC in its mission to provide high-quality education, innovative instruction, and services to a diverse community of learners. As students continue to earn degrees and certificates, SBVC fosters economic growth and improves quality of life in the Inland Empire and beyond.

How can YOU help students?  

SBVC students are grateful for the direct support provided by scholarships. The SBVC Foundation also helps college programs with equipment, supplies, and activities to enrich the student experience. If you are interested in helping students achieve their educational and career goals, the SBVC Foundation can help! Contact us to discuss how your gift can make the difference for our students and community. The Foundation is a non-profit 509(a)(3) organization; therefore, contributions to the Foundation are tax-deductible.

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10th Annual SBVC Foundation & Athletics Golf Tournament 

On Course: Golfer taking a swingOn Friday, October 16, 2020, the San Bernardino Valley College Foundation hosted the 10th annual golf tournament benefitting SBVC Athletics and SBVC student scholarships at the beautiful Shandin Hills Golf Club in San Bernardino. 

Tournament fees ($125 per golfer/$500 per foursome) included a round of golf (scramble format), a box lunch from My Hero Subs, a box dinner (to enjoy at home), a goody bag, and a golf cart (with plastic partitions to seperate riders in cart).

helicopter ball dropThis year's tournament featured a Helicopter Ball Drop* with the potential to win up to $1,500! 

Here is how it worked:

• Participants** purchased golf balls for $100 each

• Each ball had a unique number and was assigned to buyers as they were purchased

• Helicopter dropped the golf balls over the driving range with a pin placement

• Golf Ball closest to the pin (or in) wins the prize


Closet to the Pin Prizes: 1st Place - $1,500 | 2nd Place - $1,000 | 3rd Place - $500 

View our Facebook photo gallery of the 2020 Tournament


San Manuel awards San Bernardino Valley College nearly $300,000 to support  Valley-Bound Program 

San Manuel Band of Mission Indians is a transformative partner for San Bernardino Valley College and Valley-Bound students. Since Valley-Bound’s inception in 2008, over 1,700 students have been served through the program. San Manuel has generously contributed nearly two million dollars to support the Valley-Bound program over the past twelve years.

Read the full press release: San Manuel awards SB Valley College nearly $300,000 to support Valley-Bound Program
Valley Bound Students with Administration 2019


 San Bernardino Valley College receives $75,000 in grants to support Clean Vehicle Technology Program & STEM scholarships
SBVC professor Berchman “Kenny” Melancon observes as Enrique Allen Mar of Advanced Training Systems demonstrates a commercial truck driving simulator the college is acquiring as part of its expanded clean vehicle technology curriculum.


Edison International recently awarded the San Bernardino Valley College (SBVC) Foundation $75,000 to support SBVC’s Clean Energy Hybrid and Electric Vehicle (EV) Technician Program and STEM scholarships for SBVC students.


Read the full press release: San Bernardino Valley College receives $75,000 in grants to support Clean Vehicle Technology Program, STEM scholarships 

Edison International


San Bernardino Valley College Sponsors Virtual 2020 Regional Mobility Dialogue Series featuring the Volvo LIGHTS project team 

On June 23, 2020, the Leonard Transportation Center at Cal State San Bernardino hosted a virtual dialogue series spotlighting the Volvo LIGHTS project team and others. Disucussions centered on industry preparation for electric commercial vehicles. Panelists from Volvo Group, Greenlots, ABB and Trillium provided a deep dive into the practicalities and challenges of various charging solutions innovations for Volvo LIGHTS and beyond. The full session can be viewed on the Volvo LIGHTS webpage: Getting Ready for Electric Commercial Vehicles

Volvo Lights Virtual Dialogue Presentation Slide


2018-2019 Annual Report

San Bernardino Valley College Foundation is proud to release our 2018-2019 Annual Report. Each year our offices release the report as a review of the year's events, which also includes:

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  • A message from the SBVC Foundation President
  • Community, Campus, Program, & Alumni/Donor Spotlights
  • Donor Appreciation
  • Financial Statements   
  • Ways to help support SBVC students 




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Supporting Inland Empire Student Needs

In response to a growing need to support students affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, Growing Inland Achievement has issued 14 grants to local nonprofits organizations and programs, totaling more than $255,000. San Bernardino Valley College Foundation was awarded $15,000 in emergency grant funds to be used to support students in the Inland Empire with technology, basic needs, and college transition.

Learn More: Emergency Grants Announced by Growing Inland Achievement  


Connect With Us!

The SBVC Foundation is especially interested in staying connected with San Bernardino Valley College alumni & friends. Please join our network and stay in touch!
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Golf Tournament
10th annual Golf Tournament scheduled

San Bernardino Valley College Foundation & Athletics is going to be hosting The Annual Golf Tournament on Friday, October 16th, 2020.

Click Here to register

Be a part of our scholarship ceremony by adopting one of the auditorium seats. Please view our Auditorium Seat Map to view available chairs.

Click Here to donate now!
Volunteer Group of the Year
San Bernardino Valley College Foundation receives 2018 Volunteer Group of the Year Award!

SBVC Foundation President Beverly Powell accepted the award on behalf of the SBVC Foundation Board of Directors. “It is an honor to be recognized by a community we are so incredibly proud to serve,” said Powell.

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View full press release Here