Areas of Support
Annual Giving/Emerging Needs
Contributions to the Annual Giving campaign support the emerging needs of Clover Park Technical College. Priorities are determined by the Foundation’s Board of Directors and support CPTC’s strategic plan. A gift to our annual giving campaign allows the CPTC Foundation to address the greatest needs of the college, resulting in a significant impact.
Scholarships enable students to focus on their education by lessening their financial burden. Scholarships are merit based and competitive. Students must maintain at least a 2.0 GPA at all times. Scholarships are awarded on a quarterly cycle with a minimum quarterly award of $600. Named and endowed scholarships have also been established by and in support of specific programs. Some scholarships are for specific groups of students (i.e. veterans, single parents, need based, women, international, etc.) For more information on contributing to an existing scholarship fund, or establishing a named scholarship, please contact the Foundation Office for specific guidelines at 253-589-6082. A donation can be made in any amount to our general scholarship fund through the donate now button on our website.
Emergency Assistance: The Student Emergency Assistance Program is available to help students alleviate emergency needs that would otherwise prvent themf rom continuting their education at Clover Park Technical College. Student Emergency Assistance covers emergency needs including rent, utilities, medical, transportation, childcare, etc.
Emergency Book Funds: The Emergency Book Fund provides funding for students seeking replacements for stolen books/program supplies.
Emerging Butterflies: The Emerging Butterflies fund provides support for the basic needs of children of CPTC students (diapers, wipes, cold weather clothing, etc.) – This fund benefits children enrolled at the Hayes Child Development Center.
Student Food Pantry: The Student Food Pantry fund provides financial support to the student food pantry at CPTC.
Holiday House: The Holiday House fund helps provide holiday gifts for the children of students attending CPTC during the holiday season.
These funds provide faculty with resources to participate in professional development activities, allowing them to exchange knowledge, keep teaching and industry skills current, integrate technology, and enrich their classrooms.
With more than 40 programs offered through CPTC, these funds help keep our programs current and relevant. Program funds are allocated based upon a list of needs determined by college leadership for each program. To donate to a specific program or to find out more information, please contact the Foundation Office at 253-589-6082.
A gift of $12,000 to any of the above areas may be endowed, with investment.