About Us

Who we are

The mission of the RTC Foundation (RTCF) is to support career training, educational advancement, and program success at Renton Technical College. Founded in 1994, the RTCF is a 501(c)(3) public charity, classified under IRC sections 509(a)(1) and 170(b)(1). The Foundation is part of the Office of the President and is governed by a separate volunteer Board of Directors.

What we do

We provide scholarships and grants to students and develop resources for RTC's award-winning and nationally recognized programs and faculty.

Here are some of the ways the Foundation supports students:

  • Quarterly Scholarships from $500 to $4,000. For more information about the application schedule and deadlines, go to foundation.rtc.edu/foundation-scholarships
  • First quarter $1,500 grant for high school seniors entering their first quarter at RTC. Go to the online application here.
  • Emergency grants up to $200 for life needs. Must apply in person at the Foundation offices C-112, office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. M-F.
  • Book & Equipment Grant up to $500. For students who have completed at least one quarter and are currently enrolled. Apply in person at the Foundation offices C-112, office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. M-F.

How we do this

We work to build business and industry partnerships, and to raise awareness of the vital role RTC plays in our regional economy. By expanding the Foundation's fundraising capacity, we serve the College's overarching vision to improve lives through career advancement and lifelong learning.

If you would like more information about how to invest in student success, please contact Carrie Shaw, Foundation Executive Director, at (425) 235-2415 or email her at cshaw@RTC.edu


Annual Audit

2018 - 19 Annual Report

2017 - 18 Annual Report