Winter Quarter Financial Aid Deadline is Friday, October 28, 2016 at 5:00 pm. See the Financial Aid Office in Bldg 17 for more details.
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Ways to Give

There are multiple methods for making a gift.  Below are listed the most popular methods and/or forms of gifts made:


Secure one-time or recurring gifts may be made online.



CPTC Foundation
4500 Steilacoom BLVD SW
Lakewood, WA 98499-4004


In person

Lakewood Campus, Building 19, Room 101 (M-F 8AM – 4:30PM)



Gifts of automobiles may be given to the automotive program to be used as teaching tools. To learn more, contact Janice Parker within the automotive program at 253-589-6044.

Automobiles may also be donated through the Vehicle Donation Processing Center, which will sell the automobile and direct the proceeds to the Foundation. Donate online here.



In-kind gifts of personal property — supplies, equipment, and computers— may be accepted. Personal property donations generally are donated to be used within a specific program.

To make donations of property contact the Foundation office or the specific program to gain approval for this gift in advance.


WA State Combined Fund Drive

WA State and higher education employees may make gifts through the Combined Fund Drive at their place of employment or at


CPTC Staff Payroll Deduction

CPTC faculty and staff may have gifts automatically deducted from each paycheck by filling out a payroll deduction form.


Stocks & Securities**

Individuals with appreciated stocks often find these types of gifts have significant favorable tax incentives versus cash.


Real Estate**

Gifts of real estate may be accepted. There may be favorable tax incentives for making this type of gift.


Estate Planning**

A gift through a will is the simplest method for creating a legacy type of gift.

Gifts are also accepted from charitable trusts or annuities and life insurance.


**Please consult with your tax specialist or contact us to learn more: 253-589-6082 or

Contributions are fully deductible to the extent allowed by federal law. Gifts qualify for deductions and credits in the calendar year they are given.


Contact us to learn more about making an investment to empower and grow students’ lives.

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