Foundation at Northern College

Foundation Goals

  • To create public awareness and enhanced understanding of the needs of the Foundation.
  • To promote the accomplishments of Northern College and the achievements of Northern College graduates.
  • To create exciting opportunities for the creation of new student awards.
  • To lead and support the development and enhancement of educational programs.
  • To support networking opportunities between current students and alumni.
  • To foster a collaborative approach when partnering with individuals and organizations; resulting in enhanced community relations.
  • To pursue entrepreneurial opportunities that will establish strong partnerships, embrace new learners, and meet the diverse needs of students.
  • To engage an array of funding sources in meaningful collaborations and partnerships that meet the needs of our communities.

Information about charitable contributions in Canada:
Canadian Center for Philanthropy
Canada Customs and Revenue Agency

Guiding Principles of the Northern Educational Experience

  • Learning for success
  • Career opportunities through innovative education and transferable skills
  • Practical, hands-on experiences
  • Value for your investment
  • Support for lifelong learning
  • A healthy, adaptive and progressive organizational culture


  • Are open, consultative and accountable
  • Act with personal responsibility and integrity
  • Pursue collaborative partnerships and entrepreneurial opportunities to better serve all of our communities
  • Foster and encourage a safe, caring and respectful organizational culture
  • Support, nurture and celebrate the contributions and accomplishments of learners and employees
  • Respond to the choices and directions of Indigenous peoples
  • Establish an organizational culture that reflects the diversity of our communities
  • Engage in applied research in the pursuit of northern development and continuous improvement
  • Connect our learners and communities through the innovative application of technology