HACC Foundation
HACC Foundation

Ways to Give

Invest in HACC! Support our fundraising initiatives to invest in your local community, impact our students and inspire others to give!
Thank you to our sponsors of the 2015 Frank J. Dixon Tournament for Scholarships at HACC!

Because of you, we were able to raise approximately $100,000 for HACC students.

Invest in HACC!

Help support students like scholarships recipient, Koranda Fox!
Koranda Fox

Join us Monday, Sept. 19, 2016, for the Frank J. Dixon Tournament for Scholarships at HACC’s 20th anniversary!

Please visit www.hacc.edu/golf20 for more information
Foundation Golf Tournament

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Ways to Give

Bank Bill Payment System

Most banks offer a bill payment system. You can contribute to the HACC Foundation directly through this system. You pick the contribution amount and provide your bank with the HACC Foundation's information, and your bank will automatically mail a check to the HACC Foundation on a regular basis (including weekly, monthly and annually). This option is quick, convenient and typically free. Please provide the following contact information to your bank:

HACC Foundation
PO Box 8915
Lancaster, PA 17604-9966

Charitable Remainder Trusts

When you transfer assets to the HACC Foundation to establish a trust, you or your beneficiaries will receive a lifetime income. Eventually, the remaining assets of the trust will pass on to the HACC Foundation. This gift works particularly well for those who need an ongoing revenue stream. Be sure to work closely with your accountant, attorney and the HACC Foundation to complete proper documentation.


Please make all checks payable to the HACC Foundation and mail to:

HACC Foundation
PO Box 8915
Lancaster, PA 17604-9966

Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) Donation

HACC's College Pathways program is making a difference in the lives of Central Pennsylvania's high school students. Your Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) donation can help!

The College Pathways Program at HACC, Central Pennsylvania's Community College, helps high school students to jump-start their college careers. In 2014-15, 595 high school students attended HACC's College Pathways programs thanks to generous EITC donors.

You can support highly motivated students like these by making a gift to the HACC Foundation's EITC fund to support scholarships for our CHS students.

If you are an EITC-approved business, you will be eligible to receive a tax credit equal to 75 percent of your gift (90 percent if you agree to contribute the same amount for two consecutive years), up to $750,000 per taxable year.

Eligibility Eligible businesses are authorized to do business in Pennsylvania and are subject to one or more of the following taxes:

  • Corporate net income tax
  • Capital stock franchise tax
  • Bank and trust company shares tax
  • Title insurance companies shares tax
  • Insurance premiums tax
  • Mutual thrift institution tax
  • Personal income tax of S Corporation shareholders
  • Partners in a partnership or a limited liability company single member

About College Pathways Programs at HACC
Like you, HACC is committed to an economically strong and competitive region. High-quality higher education is the key to a highly skilled, well-prepared workforce. HACC's College Pathways programs ensure that our region's brightest high school students have the opportunity to excel.

College Pathways programs at HACC help students graduate from high school with college credits already earned and to build the confidence they need to achieve their college dreams. All College Pathways course credits count toward a HACC degree and may transfer to four-year institutions.

The CHS program enrolls eligible high school students in college-level courses at their high school or technical school during the school day. CHS courses are taught by high school teachers qualified to serve as HACC adjunct faculty. High school students who wish to take HACC courses at one of HACC's campuses located in Gettysburg, Harrisburg, Lancaster, Lebanon and York and through virtual learning may participate in the Dual Enrollment program.

Both the CHS and duel enrollment programs give eligible high school students the opportunity to receive high school and college credit simultaneously.

Please consider designating HACC as a recipient of your EITC support. Please send questions to foundation@hacc.edu. Thank you!

Matching Gifts

Many employers will match the charitable donations of you or your spouse. Please check with your employer to see if the company participates in such a program. If so, we urge you to take advantage of this opportunity.

Online Giving

To contribute online, please:

  • Visit www.hacc.edu/givenow
  • Select your preferred fund
  • Select "Other Fund" at the bottom of the Web page if your preferred fund is not listed; then type the name of your preferred fund in the "Name of Fund" field on the next Web page
  • Follow the remaining instructions

Payroll Deduction

Using payroll deduction (pdf), HACC employees have the unique opportunity to contribute to scholarship and program funds that directly impact YOUR students and programs at HACC! Your support will continue to provide opportunities for our students to earn a top-quality education using the best available technology and equipment without incurring crushing amounts of debt in the process. Thank you for your dedication and support!

Personal Property

Generous individuals have donated works of art, books, equipment and other gifts of personal property to the College, depending, of course, on whether there is need for such items. If the College chooses to accept an item, then your deduction will be based on that item's appraised value. It is important that you work with one of our fundraisers to determine if your personal property is needed at the College. Please contact us at foundation@hacc.edu for more information.

Planned Giving

Charitable gift planning allows you to support issues and causes that matter to you long into the future. By so doing, you may realize substantial tax, estate planning and other financial benefits.

  • Bequests are the simplest of all planned gifts. You can choose to leave specific named assets to the HACC Foundation, a stated amount, or you can determine the residual or a certain percentage of your estate to benefit the College. If you are considering remembering HACC in your will, now is the time to plan with your attorney and a representative of the HACC Foundation. For your convenience, we have sample bequest language (pdf) that you may use.

  • Life insurance policies that are no longer needed make good gifts. You simply change the beneficiary and the ownership of a paid-up policy to the HACC Foundation, or purchase a new life insurance policy naming the HACC Foundation as beneficiary and owner.

Real Estate

If you own property that is not subject to a mortgage and that has appreciated in value, you may want to consider a charitable gift in connection with that property. You can claim an income tax deduction based upon the fair market value of the property. We invite you to contact the HACC Foundation at an early stage in your planning to ascertain how the College might best use your property.

Retirement Savings

Designating the HACC Foundation as a beneficiary of a portion of your retirement funds is a very generous act. If you decide to make such a gift, be sure to list the HACC Foundation with the administrator or person in charge of your IRA, profit sharing account or other retirement plan. There are many ways to contribute to HACC, and we value all of them greatly.


The HACC Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that raises private funds for HACC, is pleased to offer opportunities to sponsor events at HACC. The major events that will be the cornerstone for these sponsorship opportunities are:

Your support is extremely important to us. Net proceeds from sponsorships will benefit HACC students, programs and the College's critical needs.

Please consider becoming a sponsor. Your support will change destinies for your neighbors, your friends and perhaps even your family members. By becoming a sponsor, you are sending a clear message that you care about education in our community.

Your contribution to the HACC Foundation is tax deductible (except for goods and services).

Questions? Please contact sponsorships@hacc.edu.

Stocks and Bonds

Bestowing a gift of stocks and bonds can offer highly favorable tax advantages for the giver. If you donate stock that has risen in value and that you have held for more than one year, you will be entitled to a charitable deduction for the full fair market value of the stock. Your accountant and attorney can advise you as to when it is optimal to gift your stocks and bonds and what you nee to do to assure proper documentation.

When you give highly appreciated securities to the HACC Foundation, the Foundation receives the full value of those securities and you may receive a tax benefit.

For instructions on how to contribute through stocks and bonds, please contact the HACC Foundation.

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Potential Tax and Income Benefits of Giving

Donors to the HACC Foundation may experience tax and income benefits. For example:

  • Charitable deductions could provide an income savings for the value of the gift dependent on the donor's tax rate.
  • Donors may reduce capital gains on securities and/or property gifts.
  • Federal estate tax is eliminated on the value of a gift made via a will or revocable trust.

Please note that this information is tentative and subject to  change and that all circumstances are different. This information is not  intended or written to be used, and cannot be used, for purposes of avoiding  tax penalties that may be imposed on any taxpayer. Please consult your attorney or financial advisor for more  information.

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