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Dear Cardinal Family,


First, I want to say THANK YOU for your love and support of Trinity Valley Community College. Together, we make dreams come true because of alumni, friends, and donors like you. Our shared connection to our life-changing college, along with your financial support, furthers our mission of making education accessible for so many.


We continue to be dedicated to the critical business of teaching our students as they progress toward graduation. We are confident and well-positioned to deliver on a transformational education whether face-to-face or online.


I want you to know that we continue to press forward in our mission to be a beacon of hope for our current and future Cardinals. Many thanks, again, to our incredible supporters for their encouragement during this challenging time. We could not do this work without you!




Emily Heglund

Executive Director

TVCC Foundation

100 Cardinal Drive

Athens, TX 75751

(903) 670-2664 (phone)

(903) 670-2677 (fax)




Give a gift securely online at TVCC Foundation Online Giving Page. It is quick, easy and secure. Share your support monthly, quarterly or just one-time.


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Prefer to send a check?

Please make your check payable to the Trinity Valley Community College Foundation, and mail it, along with a completed contribution form to the following address:


TVCC Foundation
100 Cardinal Dr.
Athens, TX 75751

TVCC Foundation Tax ID: 23-7365212



Please call us at : 903-670-2620 or 903-670-2664. Have your credit, debit or electronic funds transfer information ready.


Pledges enable a donor to plan a personal giving program that is both convenient and tax-wise. A pledge may enable a donor to consider a more significant gift than would have otherwise been possible. Terms for payment on pledges are flexible and at the option of the donor. Learn more by calling Emily Heglund at 903-670-2664.

Many employers sponsor matching gift programs and will match any charitable contributions made by their employees. Check with your corporation regarding their matching gifts program.


Once established, an endowed fund is a dependable and perpetual source of support, since the principal is invested and only a portion of the earnings is spent annually. A minimum gift of $25,000 is needed to establish an endowment, while any amount is allowed for non-endowed funds. Call 903-670-2664 or send an e-mail to for information on endowments.

Planned Gifts

In certain instances, it may be preferable from an estate, financial, and tax planning perspective to consider long-term gift planning as the best way to make a gift. This can be accomplished through various gift instruments, such as charitable remainder trusts, gift annuities, charitable lead trusts, and bequests. Visit our online gift planning resource to help you assist your clients in reaching their charitable goals.

Gifts in Memoriam / Gifts in Honor of

Honoring a family member, friend, colleague, classmate, or faculty member with a gift is a touching way to pay tribute to that loved one. Please call 903-670-2620 or send an e-mail to to make arrangements for setting up a fund or contributing to an area or program of interest to the person being remembered or honored.

Gifts in Kind

Alternatives to monetary gifts such as equipment or books are always appreciated. Call 903-670-2664 or send an e-mail to for information on making such a donation.

Donor Advised Fund Gifts (DAF)

Interested in making a gift through a Donor Advised Fund? Please send a check (payable to TVCC Foundation) to: TVCC Foundation, Attn. Emily Heglund, 100 Cardinal Drive Athens, TX 75751.


Securities may be made as outright gifts or as a payment on a pledge. Stock certificates may be reassigned directly to TVCC Foundation or may be transferred through the donor's broker. The mean market value on the date of the transfer will determine the value of the gift for tax purposes. It is best to consult with a Emily Heglund, Executive Director of the Foundation before a transaction is made. For general questions on securities, call 903-670-2620 or send an e-mail to


Gifts of appreciated securities may be tax deductible, up to 30 percent of your adjusted gross income. The deduction is based on the full fair market value, and capital gains tax is not due when the stock is transferred to the TVCC Foundation.