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, 2013 and June 30, 2014, the Wake Tech Foundation raised $3,480,000 in program and college support, including gifts in kind of essential equipment and services.
The Foundation raised more than $127,000 during the 2013-14 Employee Campaign!
During the 2013-14 Academic Year, 694 students continued their education at Wake Tech with the help of a Foundation scholarship. The total amount awarded exceeded $285,107.
During the 13-14 Academic Year, the Foundation awarded over $64,000 to 65 Wake Tech employees pursuing their bachelors, masters, doctorate, certificate, licensure or other professional development.
To date, nearly 450 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 249 awards to the college’s top faculty and staff.