OCC features exceptional facilities and the latest in technology and offers more than 135 academic and career programs, including one of the nation’s largest and most acclaimed public nautical programs.
The opportunity to name the Orange Coast College Planetarium is available for a donor making a leadership contribution of $5 million to the campaign.
The following distinguishing donorship recognition opportunities are available for leadership donors:
Donations are also being accepted for engraved name plaques on the seats in the planetarium theater for $1,000 each.
As of February 1, 2018 over $2.6 million in private support has been received and pledged to support the Planetarium and the Astronomy Village/Telescope Farm. Leadership donors to the project include:
OCC Astronomy Village Telescope Farm – $1 million
Foucault Pendulum – $1 million
Science on a Sphere NOAA display globe – $250,000
Ticket Booth – $100,000
Gifts of $1,000 or more will be acknowledged by a unique donor recognition display in the lobby/exhibit hall of the Orange Coast College Planetarium. Gifts to date in these categories are as follows:
Galactic $50,000 or above
Cosmic $25,000 - $49,999
Stellar $10,000 - $24,999
Meteoric $5,000 - $9,999
Solar $1,000 - $4,999
If you would like to contribute to the building fund please call the Orange Coast College Foundation office at (714) 432-5126 or
email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or contribute by mail at: