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About the Foundation

The RCC Educational Foundation, Inc. (RCC EFI) is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting the mission of RCC to strengthen our community, transform lives, and inspire excellence.  We support initiatives that develop students’ skills, confidence and employability, transforming their lives and the lives of their family members.

We serve:

  • RCC students through scholarships and program funds.  For the 2019-20 academic year, over $500,000 in scholarships were awarded to students!
  • Faculty & staff through professional development and program funds
  • Lifelong Learners through the RILL program
  • The larger RCC community by providing financial and partnership resources to meet strategic plan goals

RCC EFI is governed by a volunteer board of directors that represent the 12 counties that RCC serves. The Foundation is housed in the historic Chinn House on the Warsaw campus, and hours of operation are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.


Welcome RCC alumni! You hold a special place in our hearts and we want to stay connected with you as your journey of success continues.

Learn more about what is going on with your fellow graduates, and how you can give back:

For more information on how you can get in touch with RCC, please contact Michele Inderrieden, Alumni Relations Coordinator at 804-333-6824.

College Advancement Staff

Sarah Pope

Sarah Pope

VP, Advancement

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Brittany Jenkins

Brittany Jenkins

Development Specialist, College Advancement

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Michele Inderrieden

Michele Inderrieden

Program Coordinator, College Advancement

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Beth Robins

Beth Robins

Scholarship Specialist, College Advancement

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Avis Fortune

Avis Fortune

Administrative Assistant, College Advancement

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Abby Parsons

Abby Parsons

Marketing Assistant

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“Lee v. Burnside, the Battle of Fredericksburg,” will be held September 16, 23, and 30, at RCC’s Warsaw Campus

RCC-RILL pits Lee against Burnside

The latest of the popular Civil War courses taught by local historian Jon Stallard for the Rappahannock Community College Educational Foundation’s Rappahannock Institute for Lifelong Learning (RILL) is “Lee v. Burnside, the Battle of Fredericksburg.” This three-session course will be held on September 16, 23, and 30 (Fridays), from 1 to 3 p.m., at RCC’s […]

Rappahannock Community College

Deserving student rewarded with RCC scholarships

It would be hard to find a more deserving student than Dann. Homeschooled through the eighth-grade level, she had to take a year away from her education to help her family care for her dying grandfather. “Instead of going out with friends,” she says, “I had to spend my free time helping my family and […]

RCC’s Preakness Party wins big bucks for educational foundation

The 11th Annual Preakness Party, which benefits the Rappahannock Community College Educational Foundation (RCC EFI), was held this year on Saturday, May 16. The event was hosted at “Wheatland,” in Loretto, upper Essex County — a beautiful and historic estate, the home of the Bance family, which boasts one of the few surviving steamboat wharves […]