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Annual Fund

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Annual Fund

Support of the Colleges’ annual unrestricted priorities allows each College to invest in the learning resources available to students, while giving the greatest flexibility to respond to emerging opportunities and urgent needs. 


These flexible funds give the Colleges the opportunity to optimize the student experience at a practical level.

Some Colleges choose to focus on experiential learning, which gives students the chance to take their education outside the classroom and see it come to life. These transformational and innovative opportunities include field trips; guest lectures from industry experts, community engaged scholarship and practicum placements.

There is also a constant need for upgrading equipment in classrooms and laboratories, to ensure it reflects today’s industry standards and supports the potential for our students to learn.  Adaptive learning technologies help break down barriers so that all students can learn in a way that suits both the subject matter and their individual needs. 


While the Colleges’ invest in significant new priorities, there are general ongoing priorities that can be supported by donors at every level. These unrestricted funds support high impact learning, equipment upgrades and the unexpected needs of the college.

For general support of the greatest needs of each College, donors are encouraged to direct their giving to the following accounts:

  • OAC Learning Trust
  • OVC Highest Priority
  • CSAHS Learning Opportunities Trust
  • CBS Highest Priority
  • CEPS Highest Priority
  • CBE Transformational Learning Fund
  • COA Dean’s Innovation Fund

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