Promote the benefits of the college and secure resources that transform lives in our community.


Fully accessible higher education.



2017 Platinum Seal of Transparency from GuideStar

In Fall 2017, the MiraCosta College Foundation received a Platinum rating from Guidestar - the highest level of recognition offered by the organization. Guidestar is the "world's largest source of information on nonprofit organizations."



2017 Top-Rated Nonprofit

The MiraCosta College Foundation secured their spot as a Top-Rated Nonprofit of 2017 from GreatNonprofits, which is a web based company that assists nonprofits with marketing materials to gain attention from the community. The Foundation secured their spot by receiving consistent four to five star reviews from scholarship recipients, board members, donors, and community volunteers of the college.

Organization of Distinction

The MiraCosta College Foundation was established as a nonprofit tax-exempt 501(c) 3 in 1967 to receive and administer gifts and grants benefitting the college. For over 40 years, the MiraCosta College Foundation has supported students by funding their pursuits toward a higher education, and providing the resources to help guide them toward success. This is the MiraCosta College Foundation's third year in a row to be recognized as an Organization of Distinction by The Patriots Connection with the Rancho Santa Fe Foundation.