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

The RTC Foundation provides financial support to students through scholarships and emergency grants,and develops resources for the College's award-winning programs and faculty. 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.

How we do this

  • Alumni giving
  • Annual and major gifts
  • Bequests
  • Capital campaigns
  • Community partnerships
  • Corporate grants & sponsorships
  • Foundation Board support
  • In-kind donations
  • Payroll gifts from faculty & staff
  • Special events

If you would like more information on 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