Ways to Give

There are multiple methods for making a gift.  Below are listed the most popular methods and/or forms of gifts made:


Secure one-time or recurring gifts may be made online.


CPTC Foundation
4500 Steilacoom Blvd SW
Lakewood, WA 98499-4004

In person

Lakewood Campus, Building 19, Room 101 (M-F 8AM – 4:30PM)


Gifts of automobiles may be given to the automotive program to be used as teaching tools. To learn more, contact Janice Parker within the automotive program at 253-589-6044.

Automobiles may also be donated through the Vehicle Donation Processing Center, which will sell the automobile and direct the proceeds to the Foundation. Donate online here.


In-kind gifts of personal property — supplies, equipment, and computers— may be accepted. Personal property donations generally are donated to be used within a specific program.

To make donations of property, contact the Foundation Office or the specific program to gain approval for this gift in advance.

WA State Combined Fund Drive

WA State and higher education employees may make gifts through the Combined Fund Drive at their place of employment or at cfd.wa.gov.

CPTC Staff Payroll Deduction

CPTC faculty and staff may have gifts automatically deducted from each paycheck by filling out a payroll deduction form.

Stocks & Securities**

Individuals with appreciated stocks often find these types of gifts have significant favorable tax incentives versus cash.

Instructions for Stock Transfer

Give your stock broker the following information. If there are questions, have them contact the Foundation Office at 253-589-6082.

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CPTC Foundation

Real Estate**

Gifts of real estate may be accepted. There may be favorable tax incentives for making this type of gift.

Estate Planning**

A gift through a will is the simplest method for creating a legacy type of gift.

Gifts are also accepted from charitable trusts or annuities and life insurance.

Rewards Programs

The CPTC Foundation is partnered with Amazon Smile and Fred Meyer Community Rewards. When you link your accounts to our organization, a portion of your purchase is donated to our Foundation! Find out more information by visiting our Amazon Smile page, or our Fred Meyer Community Rewards page.

Contributions are fully deductible to the extent allowed by federal law. Gifts qualify for deductions and credits in the calendar year they are given.

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