Frequently Asked Questions

I AM MDC Day is a 24-hour celebration commemorating the opening of Miami Dade College on Sept. 6, 1960. The annual online fundraising event raises money for scholarships, is an opportunity to show school pride, and builds awareness about the College’s impact in our community. We invite everyone to wear blue, make a gift and celebrate what it means to say, “I AM MDC.”
The Miami Dade College Foundation raises essential private funds for student scholarships, STEM education, arts and culture, entrepreneurship, workforce training, and other programs that elevate our Miami community. Learn more about how the Foundation changes lives in our Impact Reports at
Yes. Gifts must be a minimum of $10.
Your gift benefits MDC student scholarships and the programs that support them.
Yes, our secure online system makes it easy and safe for you to make your gift online.
Yes! You will receive a receipt via email from the Miami Dade College Foundation for tax purposes immediately after making your gift online.
Immediately. Your card will be charged upon finalizing your gift on this website.
Making a pledge payment is easy. If you have an existing pledge with the MDC Foundation and you'd like your payment to count towards I AM MDC Day, you can use the "give" button on this website to make your gift and we will apply it to your pledge!
Yes. All donations made through this website are tax-deductible. You will receive an email receipt after your gift is processed. Please save it for your records.
Yes! If you want to give to a specific fund, visit:
Use the drop-down menu to designate which fund you want to support. All gifts made on Sept. 6th will count toward I AM MDC Day.
You can set up a recurring gift by checking the box labeled “Make this a monthly gift” on the giving form when you make your donation.
Making a gift online is the fastest way to start making an impact for I AM MDC Day. However, if you prefer, you can make your gift by mail or phone. Call us at 305-237-3240 or mail a check payable to Miami Dade College Foundation Inc. to the address below with "I AM MDC Day" in the memo line.

Miami Dade College Foundation Inc.
300 N.E. 2nd Avenue, Room 1423-1
Miami, FL 33132
Thank you for trying to make a gift! If you are on a mobile device, try switching to a desktop computer or laptop. If you are already on a computer, try making your gift on another browser (Chrome, Internet Explorer, etc.)

If you still need help with your gift, please email or call Miami Dade College Foundation at 305-237-3240, and we will help resolve the issue and ensure you have not been charged more than once for your gift.
No! All gifts made now through 11:59 p.m. on Sept. 6th will be counted for I AM MDC Day.
The I AM MDC Day team works with organizations and employers across South Florida to spread the word. Explore sponsorship opportunities on this website or contact us at for additional ways you and your employer can participate.
Please call Miami Dade College Foundation at 305-237-3240 or email to reach a staff member who can assist.

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Photo of staff wearing I AM MDC day gear
Finn with a student holding the hashtag sign #IAMMDC
Students wearing MDC blue gear