Office Information
Harry F. Shaw Virtual College Center (VCC), Room 114, 2201 Hull Road, Fayetteville, NC 28303
Phone Number
Office Hours Monday - Friday
8:00AM - 5:00PM
Email
Interim Executive Director: Lauren Arp

The Foundation cultivates and manages donations for Fayetteville Technical Community College including contributions from private donors, corporations, alumni, employees, retirees, and in-kind gifts. These resources provide college access for students to attain their educational and career goals.

Campus Fund Drive

Investing in Futures promotes funds that stay on FTCC’s campus to support:
  • Book funds
  • Departmental funds
  • Emergency tuition
  • Scholarships
By Investing in Futures, more of our students will receive the necessary financial support that would otherwise not be available.

Foundation Events

In an effort to raise funds to support scholarships, book funds, and academic programs for FTCC students, the FTCC Foundation, Inc. hosts several events throughout the year. Staff, faculty, students, alumni, and friends are all welcome to attend!

2019 - 2020 FTCC Foundation Calendar

Date

Time

Event/Meeting

Location

August 29, 2019

9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Committee and Board Meetings

TRSC– Board Room

October 24, 2019

5:30 p.m.

Chair’s Gala

FTCC, Horace Sisk Gymnasium

November 21, 2019

9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Committee and Board Meetings

TRSC– Board Room

December 17, 2019

11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

FTCC’s President’s Reception

FTCC, Horace Sisk Gymnasium

February 27, 2020

9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Committee and Board Meetings

TRSC– Board Room

March 6, 2020

11:30 a.m.

Donor Appreciation Luncheon

TRSC – Multipurpose Room

April/May 2020

6:00 p.m.

Silent Auction

TRSC – Multipurpose Room

May 14, 2020

10 a.m.

Golf Tournament Check in

Gates Four

May 28, 2020

9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Committee and Board Meetings

TRSC– Board Room

May 22, 2020

 

Graduation

Crown Center

 TRSC – Tony Rand Student Center

Graduate With Diploma

Investing in Futures

In addition to annual fundraising events, Fayetteville Technical Community College Foundation, Inc. offers several ways in which interested donors can contribute to helping students pursue an education and achieve their goals. Each gift helps FTCC fulfill its mission and provide direct and indirect resources to enhance student success. Together, we help our peers, students, and community to achieve more.

Giving Opportunities Include
  • Annual Fund (Unrestricted)
  • Campus Fund Drive
  • Departmental & Club Funds
  • Endowed Scholarships
  • Restricted Scholarships

FTCC Foundation, Inc. administers 120 scholarship funds created with contributions from generous donors. We also manage 68 endowed funds, 69 restricted funds, and 29 department funds and college organizations.

Gregory Whitley

Board Chair’s Message

Friends,

Thank you all for your continued support of the FTCC Foundation! Through your generosity we continue to exponentially grow the much-needed assistance we provide to the College and its students. The Foundation was established in 1985 as a tool to cultivate and manage donations to FTCC. Since that time we have grown into an organization that provided over $200,000.00 in scholarships and other aid to students during the 2018-2019 school year!

As you are aware, FTCC is an incredible asset for Fayetteville, Cumberland County and its surrounding areas. For students, the College provides over 280 curriculum programs of study at multiple campuses, as well as a host of online offerings. At a fraction of the cost of traditional four-year colleges, learning at FTCC is an incredible value for students. FTCC is constantly expanding its academic offerings and creating new ways to impact our community, including the upcoming groundbreaking of a new state-of-the-art Firefighting Training Center. Where an individual has a desire to improve him- or herself and to open new opportunities in life, FTCC has the means, tools, and can provide the assistance needed to achieve those goals.

For local businesses and employers, FTCC provides an invaluable resource by preparing its students to step straight from the classroom into meaningful employment. Programs such as Collision Repair and Refinishing, Business Administration, Culinary Arts and Global Logistics and Distribution Management, as well as our paralegal, dental hygienist, nursing and funeral services programs, produce employees that can jump directly into work with minimal on-the-job training. This in turn saves local employers much-needed time and resources and allows FTCC graduates to contribute to an employer’s bottom line from day one. In close connection with Fort Bragg and through specially tailored educational programs, FTCC is able to provide a stepping stone for our soldiers to transition from life and work in the military to a productive civilian career.

The student loan debt crisis has become a major issue for governments, lenders and borrowing students. I am especially proud that FTCC and the Foundation are making leaps and bounds in helping fight the crisis by helping students take on little to no debt in order to obtain an education. Under the leadership of Dr. Keen, the College is seeking to minimize the high-interest rate funds students have traditionally been forced to borrow from the government or private lenders. The Foundation is one of the primary tools utilized to achieve that goal – through contributions from private donors, corporate sponsors, alumni, employees and in-kind gifts, access to an outstanding education is becoming less costly and more of an attainable reality for our students.

The bottom line is that the Foundation works tirelessly to expand its assistance and support for FTCC, but none of that would be possible without your continued support and generosity. I sincerely thank those who already contribute to our mission and welcome anyone with an interest to contact the Foundation today to see how you can help. If you have an interest in creating a better community and a stronger workforce and opening doors for a new generation of FTCC graduates, I encourage you to support the Foundation by any means possible. Thank you again for your support of FTCC and the Foundation.

Sincerely,

Greg Whitley
FTCC Foundation
Board Chairman 2019-2020

Other Foundation Opportunities

Contributions

FTCC Foundation, Inc.

Ways to Contribute

Monetary contributions can be made online, or mailed to:

FTCC Foundation, Inc.
P.O. Box 35236
Fayetteville, North Carolina 28303

Contact the Foundation for Gift-in-Kind opportunities.

 

Scholarships

Fayetteville Technical Community College Foundation, in conjunction with the Financial Aid Office, awards scholarships to current and incoming students.

  • Scholarships are available based on financial need, major, or academic performance.

Applications are available each spring semester, January – April, and are awarded during the following academic year.

 

Thomas McLean Ambassadors

The Thomas McLean Ambassador Program is an honorary group of students selected to represent Fayetteville Technical Community College.

  • Each FTCC Ambassador commits to one full year of service to FTCC, participating in events as needed, and receives a scholarship as recognition for their service.