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CCCC Foundation receives grant from Pentair Foundation

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12.09.2021College & CommunityCollege GeneralFoundation

SANFORD - The Central Carolina Community College Foundation is pleased to announce that it is a 2021 grant recipient from the Pentair Foundation.

Chartered in 1988 as a non-profit, 501(c)(3), the Central Carolina Community College Foundation was established to support the strategic plans of the college by providing the additional resources necessary to advance its academic mission. The CCCC Foundation enhances the college's image within the community, broadens its base of support, and provides it with a measure of excellence through the foundation's support of the varied educational and student service program offerings.

"The generous grant from the Pentair Foundation will allow us to run a Summer STEM Academy to serve middle school students, designed to increase early awareness of STEM fields and develop 21st century skills, including problem-solving and teamwork," says Dr. Emily C. Hare, Executive Director of the CCCC Foundation. "Thanks in part to support from the Pentair Foundation, the CCCC Foundation can further support the needs of the college to advance its academic mission in areas not covered by the state budget. Contributions from the CCCC Foundation help fund the needs of faculty and staff and also provide financial assistance to students."

Pentair, a leading provider of water treatment and sustainable solutions, aims to improve the quality of life of people around the world by delivering smart, sustainable solutions that empower its customers to make the most of life's essential resources. The Pentair Foundation supports this mission through philanthropic efforts focused on providing greater access to cleaner, safer water, promoting STEM education, and supporting the communities where its employees live and work.

ABOUT CCCC FOUNDATION

The CCCC Foundation is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization affiliated with, but independent of, the college. It receives donations of money and equipment on behalf of CCCC and uses them to promote the educational mission of the college and assist students through scholarships and grants.

For information on giving to the CCCC Foundation, contact Dr. Emily C. Hare, Executive Director of the CCCC Foundation, 919-718-7230, or ehare@cccc.edu. Learn more about CCCC at www.cccc.edu.

ABOUT PENTAIR AND THE PENTAIR FOUNDATION

Pentair makes the most of life's essential resources. From our residential and business solutions that help people move, improve and enjoy their water, to our sustainable innovations and applications, we deliver smart, sustainable solutions for life.

Founded in 1998, the Pentair Foundation is Pentair's philanthropic arm which through its programs and grants helps strengthen the communities in which we operate as well as providing safer, cleaner water to nearly three million people every day in the developing world.

Pentair had revenue in 2020 of $3 billion, and trades under the ticker symbol PNR. With approximately 9,750 global employees serving customers in more than 150 countries, we work to help improve lives and the environment around the world. To learn more, visit pentair.com.