Imagine what we can do together

Reach more minds. Change more lives. Transform our communities.

For more than 50 years we’ve served our communities by providing access to high-quality and affordable educational opportunities. And we’re just getting started. Partner with us and together we can reach more minds, change more lives, and build a brighter future for our students and communities.

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Your support directly impacts the lives of our students, keeping them on a path to completing their degree.

Giving priorities

Consider supporting one of our top giving priorities

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Early College

Help first-generation high school students realize their full potential. Your support transforms the lives of our Early College learners.

  • Early college program with exceptional results
  • Open to students at Culpeper, Eastern View, James Monroe, and Spotsylvania High Schools
  • Graduates earn high-school diplomas and college degrees simultaneously
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Germanna Guarantee

Your support for this need-based scholarship program keeps qualifying students from leaving school when they can’t pay their full tuition bills.

  • Proactively awarded to students
  • Keeps students on the path to completion
  • Removes small barriers that make a big impact on the student’s success
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Germanna Cares

Supporting students with their critical needs keeps them on paths to self-sufficiency and makes immediate impacts in their lives:

  • Food
  • Emergency and safety needs
  • Technology and books
  • Transportation

Ways to support Germanna

Financial support, in-kind gifts and goodwill form the bedrock for the success of thousands of local students

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As an individual or family

Individuals and families play a key role in providing critical support for our students. Create a lasting legacy knowing it will impact future generations of learners.

  • Endowed and non-endowed scholarships
  • In-kind donations
  • One-time or sustained gifts
  • Planned giving
  • Major gifts
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As a Germanna Alum

Our Alumni organization is open to anyone who attended Germanna—even for just one course. As a Germanna alumnus or alumna, you know first-hand what makes us so special. Here are some ways to show your support.

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As an employer

Our local employers rely on Germanna graduates to drive profits. Support the workforce of the future by becoming a Business Partner.

Business Partners

As a Partner, you will receive event tickets and special recognition for your business. Multiple levels of support are available.


Be a part of a lasting legacy

Join the Frank and Nancy Turnage Legacy Society

Frank Turnage, Germanna’s longest-serving president, provided visionary leadership that continues to shape Germanna to this day.

The Turnage Legacy Society honors those individuals who have included Germanna in their estate plans. Your planned gift ensures the college has the resources needed to provide a quality education for future generations.

Planned Giving at Germanna

Connect with us

Be a part of our bright future and make a difference in the lives of future generations of Germanna students.

Jessica Thompson, Coordinator of Institutional Advancement

Jessica ThompsonExecutive Director of the Educational Foundation

Lisa Ferreira, Donor Relations Coordinator

Alec Mallmann, Giving and Scholarship Coordinator

Joy Ferguson, Institutional Advancement Administrative Assistant

Joy Ferguson, Institutional Advancement Administrative Assistant

Contact Us

Education Foundation

Educational Foundation
P.O. Box 1430
Locust Grove, Virginia 22508

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