About Us

 

Our Mission

Clover Park Technical College Foundation ensures the opportunity for the education of tomorrow’s workforce.

Changing Lives

The Foundation changes lives by:

  • Introducing new friends and future supporters to the college
  • Empowering students and helping them stay in school with scholarships and emergency assistance funds.
  • Contributing to college-wide programs and initiatives.
  • Supporting employee growth, development, and appreciation.

Our Role Today

Public higher education is funded through a public and private partnership. Public colleges depend on state funding, student tuition/fees, and auxiliary enterprises to operate. Only 60 percent of the College’s operating budget is made up of state funds. With state budget reductions, private financial support is more important than ever, and the Foundation’s commitment to helping close this funding gap is vital. To accomplish this, we look to our community to help support our initiatives. In turn, we return that investment by supporting the educational goals of our students and helping them to become contributing members of the community.

Governance

The Foundation is governed by a volunteer board comprised of local business and community leaders and is guided by an executive director. In addition, some college staff serve as Ex-officio directors, lending expertise to the Board. Director’ biographies are available here.

The Clover Park Technical College Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to the needs of the Clover Park Technical College students & programs.

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