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Letter from Director

Contact Information

Eileen M. Toney
Director of Development
Executive Director SMC Foundation
Phone: 800-456-8675, ext. 1301
Fax: 269-783-2198

Office Location

Bookstore Annex, Room 903
58900 Cherry Grove Road
Dowagiac, MI 49047
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Welcome to Southwestern Michigan College’s Alumni, Development and Community page! Our office proudly supports the academic excellence, best interests and traditions of our local community college and its more than 13,000 alumni and friends.

As Director of Development it is my privilege to work with SMC’s proud community and alumni on a variety of programs, events, and services. Our office oversees alumni relations, community/alumni giving, and our non-profit Foundation which raises money for student scholarships.

If this is your first time visiting our site, please take the opportunity to learn more about our office. We strive to help you stay connected with the College and hope you will continue to make the organization stronger through your participation and suggestions.

Whether you took one class or finished your degree, we consider you a part of SMC! We encourage you to click on the link “Share Your Story” to update us on where you are now and how SMC impacted your life. Also, check us out on Facebook! We hope to see you around campus!

Eileen M. Toney ‘86
Director of Development

Development at SMC

Development means friend raising, fundraising and community outreach to support the Foundation's goals. At SMC, development includes working with alumni and community members to secure major gifts, strengthen and engage alumni, and coordinate special events.

Southwestern Michigan College’s approach to fundraising is donor-centered through the SMC Foundation. Development staff and the Foundation Board work collaboratively across the community to build relationships with donors and advance SMC’s mission.