The Inver Hills Foundation devotes money and resources to students, faculty and staff seeking educational excellence in Inver Hills Community College, two-year college in MN

The Inver Hills Foundation promotes Inver Hills Community College by building partnerships with area high schools, businesses, community organizations and government agencies. We build capacity by securing financial and other resources that further the mission of the college. We assist students, faculty and staff seeking educational excellence.

Contact Information

Kimberly Shaff
Executive Director

Elsbeth Howe
Development Director

Chris Hinrichs
Foundation Business & Accounting Coordinator



Making Donations

Opening doors

By donating to the Inver Hills Foundation, you are opening doors to opportunity for our students. In many cases, your support for a scholarship fund is the only way our students can afford to follow their college dreams.

Your gift to the college can make all the difference in the world. The students you help come from all walks of life, including:

  • First-generation college students
  • Low-income, underrepresented students
  • High school graduates continuing their education
  • Adult learners working toward career advancement
  • U.S. Armed Forces veterans
  • Dislocated workers needing a new career direction

The Inver Hills Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Contributions are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.

Corporate Matching Gift

Many companies and corporate foundations in the U.S. currently match employee gifts to nonprofit organizations such as the Inver Hills Community College Foundation. Under corporate matching gift programs, gifts made by a company's eligible employee to a nonprofit organization meeting the company's guidelines are matched with company or corporate funds. Usually a donor completes the company's matching gift form and sends it along with their donation to the Inver Hills Community College Foundation. To learn more about your company's employee matching gift program, please check with your company's Human Resources department.

Inver Hills Community College Foundation – Federal EIN 41-1410445

Thank you to recent matches from 3M, Wells Fargo, Xcel Energy, DirecTV and Optum Health.

The Inver Hills Community College Foundation recently received Charities Review Council's Meets Standards® seal, by aligning practices, policies and procedures to widely accepted standards of accountability. By participating in the Accountability Wizard® review process, the Inver Hills Foundation demonstrates responsibility, integrity and transparency to donors as well as the general public.

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