The Foundation has offered programs benefiting Wake Tech employees and students since 1988. These programs include the Excellence Awards, Tuition Assistance, instructional equipment, program support, Emergency Financial Aid and scholarships.
Between July 1, 2012 and June 30, 2013, the Wake Tech Foundation raised $2,085,000 in program and college support, including gifts in kind of essential equipment and services.
The Foundation raised $158,941 during the 2012-13 Employee Campaign - a record breaking achievement made possible through the support of 916 Wake Tech Employees.
During the 2012-13 Academic Year, 211 students continued their education at Wake Tech with the help of a Foundation scholarship. The total amount awarded exceeded $193,000.
During the 12-13 Academic Year, the Foundation awarded over $67,000 to 82 Wake Tech employees pursuing their bachelors, masters, doctorate, certificate, licensure or other professional development.
To date, over 300 employees have received financial assistance to pursue their bachelors, masters, doctorate, certificate, licensure or other professional development through the Foundation’s tuition assistance program.
Since 1993, when the Foundation started providing the monetary support for the faculty excellence awards, and beginning in 1996, the staff excellence awards, the Foundation has presented a total of 235 awards to the college’s top faculty and staff.