For over five decades the Greenfield Community College Foundation has helped transform the lives of thousands of GCC students by ensuring that students have the resources they need to succeed. Read our stories of donor impact and student success →

Our Mission

The Greenfield Community College Foundation supports the College by raising funds, developing resources and building philanthropic and community relationships to enhance programs and initiatives that create opportunities for students, faculty and staff and to advance the College’s mission and reputation in the local and global community.

Our Priorities

  • Scholarship opportunities for GCC students
  • Emergency funding to help GCC students stay enrolled and engaged through financial and life challenges
  • Funding GCC programs and initiatives by providing a bridge between state funding and the actual costs of providing a high-quality education
  • Fostering closer relations between GCC and our alumni

Board of Directors

  • President, Deborah Berryere | Collaborative for Educational Services (retired)
  • Vice President, Ann Barker | Quonquont Farm
  • Treasurer, Kathryn Sisson, CPA | Sisson Accounting Services
  • Secretary, Lori Grover | Greenfield Savings Bank
  • GCC Trustee Liaison, Judith Roberts | The Literacy Project (retired)
  • Nicole Gorman | Edward Jones
  • James Fitzgerald | Town of Deerfield Police Officer
  • Brian Kapitulik | GCC faculty liaison
  • Shardool Parmar | Pioneer Valley Hotel Group
  • Savitri Rambissoon, MD
  • Jane Wolfe | Greenfield Cooperative Bank
  • Jacqueline Zuzgo | Five College Realtors
  • Emeritus, Robert Cohn
  • Emeritus, Lorna Peterson


  • Executive Director of Institutional Advancement, Alexis Page
  • Associate Director of Advancement Administration & Services, Andrea Carlin
  • Assistant Director of Annual Giving, Lisa Middents
  • Alumni Liaison & Program Assistant, Nance Rifanburg