Medgar Has Heart

You have the power to strengthen Medgar Evers College —by giving back. With every contribution, you’re advancing the College's work. You’re providing scholarships, pushing the boundaries on cutting edge faculty/student research, academic programs and innovation at the College through the Medgar Evers College Educational Foundation, Inc. In short, you are essential to our future.

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About the Organization

Medgar Evers College Educational Foundation, Inc.

The Medgar Evers College Educational Foundation was established in 1981 to provide a full spectrum of fundraising resources to advance the mission of Medgar Evers College. The foundation’s sole purpose is to expand the college’s educational opportunities and services by making and encouraging gifts, grants, contributions and donations of real and personal property to the College or for its benefit.

In the late 1960s, in the midst of the Vietnam War and cultural upheaval, community leaders, clergy and elected officials in Central Brooklyn began advocating for a college with an explicit mission to meet the social and educational needs of the Central Brooklyn community (including East New York, Flatbush, and Brownsville). By 1970, those efforts led to the establishment of Medgar Evers College (MEC) in Crown Heights as a senior college of the City University of New York (CUNY). It was the first CUNY campus located in and focused on an underserved neighborhood. Reflecting the College’s origins in the civil rights and social justice movements, it was named after Medgar Wiley Evers....

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