Bakersfield College To Receive $14M Donation

Donation Is Largest For Community College In U.S. History

Bakersfield College is about to receive the largest donation to a community college in the history of the United States.

On Thursday, a news conference is scheduled to introduce Bakersfield College’s philanthropist to the community and highlight the efforts to be made possible by this historic investment in higher education.

The nearly $14 million donation is the largest in United States history from an individual to a community college.

The record was previously held by Santa Monica City College, for a $10 million donation from Eli and Edyth Broad in 2008.

Information Provided By Bakersfield College

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