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FAQs - Donors & Foundations

Will the college be accepting donations throughout the closure process?
Yes. OCAC will continue accepting donations until we complete the closure process. All gifts received will be allocated towards general operating expenses; directly supporting our students, faculty, staff, and programs.

What will happen to the OCAC campus after the college closes?
As part of the closure process, OCAC is required to consult the Oregon Attorney General's Office regarding various decisions about the college’s assets. OCAC has retained a commercial real estate broker to assist with the sale of the campus. We will release information as appropriate. 

What will happen to OCAC’s Endowment and Foundation?
As part of the closure process, OCAC is required to consult the Oregon Attorney General's office regarding various decisions about the college’s assets, including the college’s Endowment and Foundation. OCAC will keep donors informed as more information becomes available.  

I have made arrangements for an estate gift to OCAC. What can I expect? 
We encourage you to review your intentions as it is unlikely that OCAC will be able to honor a future estate gift. Please consult with your attorney or financial advisor on how to make alternative arrangements for your philanthropic support. If you have a specific question, please contact the Office of Advancement at moreste@ocac.edu or 971-255-4212.

What will happen to all of OCAC's assets? Can I ask for, or purchase, a specific item?
As part of the closure process, OCAC is required to consult the Oregon Attorney General's Office regarding various decisions about the college’s assets.

What will happen to OCAC's permanent collections?
As part of the closure process, OCAC is required to consult the Oregon Attorney General's Office regarding various decisions about the college’s assets.

Important Note: For the most accurate, up-to-date information about the closure, please see ocac.edu where we will be sending pertinent communication