Campaign LC exceeds goal by more than $500,000
The Lewis-Clark State College Foundation exceeded its three-year “Campaign LC” fundraising goal by more than $500,000, bringing in more than $3.5 million, according to Foundation Executive Director Lori Skelton.
The LCSC Foundation kicked off a three-year $3 million campaign in May 2005 and the response was overwhelming. The money is targeted to benefit students, athletes, staff, and faculty as well as academic, professional/technical, and community programs.
“LCSC is on the move,” LCSC President Dene K. Thomas said. “With Campaign LC, we have established LCSC as a worthy recipient of large and small gifts, and we are very thankful for all of them.”
Skelton shares Thomas’ enthusiasm.
“This is unbelievable,” Skelton said. “It is such a privilege to be part of a community whose generosity is transforming the educational experience for hundreds of students every year.”
Campaign LC has helped provide education for hundreds of students at what US News & World Report has annually ranked as one of best comprehensive bachelor-degree seeking public four-year colleges in the West.
This campaign has helped award nearly 500 scholarships totaling $750,000 over the three-year stretch. Enrollment growth, endowment expansion, and national attention with athletics programs, are just a few of the things that continue to tell the LCSC story year after year.
“Investments in education are investments in the job market, and a stronger job market means a stronger community,” says Skelton. “We are delighted to celebrate with everyone Thanks for an incredible finish for Campaign LC!”
For more information on the campaign or how to contribute to LCSC, contact Skelton at the LCSC Foundation office at either firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 208-792-2458.