Upcoming Events

September 20-21-22 weekend – Homecoming RibFest!

New and traditional activities open to everyone all weekend long including sports, speakers and the Hall of Distinction. For those less familiar with homecoming, defines HOMECOMING as the return of a group of people usually on a special occasion to a place formerly frequented or regarded as home especially: an annual celebration for alumni at a college or university…

Join the group as we gather to have fun and meet former students, faculty and staff and wander the campus. Are you among our grads? Reconnect at JAC Foundation Alumni.

Follow the link below to read all the details to become a sponsor for the Inaugural Homecoming RibFest.

Homecoming Ribfest Sponsorship Package

To download and print our sponsorship package please click here.

Hall of Distinction – September 2019

In recognition of the 50th anniversary of John Abbott College in 2020, the College established the Hall of Distinction in 2016. The Hall recognizes alumni, former employees, and friends of the College who have contributed to life on campus and/or to the greater community in a momentous way.

Do you know someone who would fit the bill? Find all the information and nomination form at Foundation/Hall of Distinction.

50th Anniversary

Do you want to be informed about upcoming activities and 50th anniversary celebrations?
Contact the Foundation at

Past Events

Tuesday, June 11 – Foundation Golf tournament

The 17th Annual Foundation Golf Tournament was held at Beaconsfield Golf Club on Tuesday, June 11. Your participation helped the John Abbott College Foundation raise an impressive $49,664 NET, which will enable the Foundation to help our students with scholarships and financial assistance, supporting student activities and trips. Student volunteers on the course represented many facets of John Abbott College including: Nursing, Police Technology, the football team, MED Life club, Continuing Education, Visual Arts, Model United Nations, Bandersnatch school newspaper, the golf team, women’s hockey team, and the science program.

To experience some of the great moments from of the day, follow the link below.
JACF Golf 2019 album

Thank you to our sponsors:






JACF Spring Fling – Sunday, May 26, 2019

The 2019 SPRING FLING was our inaugural walk/run for all ages. This event is open to the public, students, staff, families, alumni, the Macdonald/McGill University community, local municipalities, businesses and beyond! Run or walk either 5 k or 2k through our beautiful John Abbott College campus grounds – rain, snow or shine in support of our student athletes.

$2,200 was raised at this event to go and support the JAC Foundation’s Athletic Fund which sponsors team uniforms, equipment and transportation costs.

John Abbott College is extremely proud of its Islanders Intercollegiate teams and their dedicated student athletes.

Follow the link to view the pictures of the morning activities.
Spring Fling album


Loonie Line – Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Over the last fifteen years, this event alone has raised $167,874 helping hundreds of students move forward in their education, in their lives.
Come to the College between 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. and add your loonies to the 2-sided tape that runs over 243 m (800 feet) from Casgrain to Stewart Hall.

Bowling for a Cause is a Loonie Line fundraiser. This year our bowling night raised $2,250!
To experience some of the great moments from that evening, follow the link below.
Bowling for a Cause’s album