Meg O'Connell Center

Onondaga Community College received a gift of $1 million dollars from Eric Allyn in honor of his wife, Meg O'Connell — OCC's former Interim President and Chair of the Board of Trustees.  Read the whole story!

Your gift has impact

When you donate to the OCC Foundation, you have a direct impact on the life of a student and on the success of your community. See the effect.

Why you should consider giving to the OCC Foundation

Our students take on tough challenges every day, and our goal is to help reduce some of those barriers. Did you know that 58% of our students are the first in their family to go to college? Or that 51% have lived in low-income housing? We do more than just provide scholarships; we help address their needs by supporting the important work of initiatives like OCC's Community Care Hub, providing emergency funding, contributing to college readiness programs like OCC Advantage and PTECH, and so much more.  

When you give, you help champion accessible, affordable higher education that enriches your community. Our graduates are dedicated members of the community who find jobs in CNY at high rates and build our local economy. It's a win-win for you and our students.

What your donation supports

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College Preparation

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Access to Support Services

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Scholarships for Deserving Students

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Skills to Join the Workforce

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Pathways to Bachelor's Degrees

How you can give

Give Online

Supporting us has never been easier! Just enter your credit card information and amount you would like to give. 

Online Gift

Mail a Check

Make your check out to the OCC Foundation and mail it to:

OCC Foundation
4585 West Seneca Turnpike
Syracuse, NY 13215

Payroll Deduction

Do you work at OCC and want to give? Sign up for payroll deduction for an amount of your choice, big or small. 

OCC Employee Payroll Deduction

Are you planning a memorial gift or have any questions? Contact us at (315) 498-2213 or