Signature Programs at Las Positas College

Students Won First Place

Thanks to the generosity of our donors, the LPC Foundation supports a wide array of programs supporting our students. The list below highlights several of our most active initiatives on the campus. If you have any questions or would like additional information about how you can support student success at Las Positas College, please get in touch with the Foundation office at (925) 424-1010.


Las Positas College Student Scholarships

Scholarship dollars provide critical resources to help our students meet (and often exceed) their education and career goals. With the generous support of the Tri-Valley community, the LPC Foundation has awarded over $1 Million in student scholarships to date.

Lawrence Livermore National Labs Science & Engineering Program

This highly regarded seminar series provides Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory scientists and engineers a forum to share basic and applied research with LPC students and faculty.

Sandia Science Bowl

The Science Bowl is a “Jeopardy”-like event for high and middle school students with a strong interest and academic ability in mathematics and science.

Foundation Grant Program

Each year, the Las Positas College Foundation utilizes unrestricted dollars to fund campus grant requests. These proposals vary in area of impact and amount requested, but all support the college’s mission of providing an inclusive, learning-centered, equity-focused environment that offers educational opportunities and support for completion of students’ transfer, degree, and career-technical goals while promoting lifelong learning.

Veterans Resource Center

Attracting service members nationwide, the award-winning Las Positas College Veterans Resource Center provides wrap-around support services for student veterans.

Math Jam

The Las Positas College Math Jam program helps students achieve success in their courses by providing critical tutoring and support services.

The Reading and Writing (RAW) Center

This no-cost tutoring program provides LPC students with assistance for any class, personal statements, scholarship applications, and college admission/transfer submissions.

2Gen Scholarship Fund

Thanks to a generous gift from Fred and Judy Porta, this scholarship covers childcare expenses for LPC students with children enrolled in the college’s Child Development Center.