PTCC Foundation

About the PTCC Foundation

The Foundation was created in 1999 to help the college expand and meet the growing educational and cultural needs of residents and businesses in the Pine area. The Foundation strives to enhance the college's standing as the most important source of post-secondary education and training and continuing education in the Pine area and works with PTCC to expand the relationships it has forged with businesses and the community. The annual Bridging the Dream campaign offers you a share in the success of this important institution. By making a gift to the foundation, you are helping yourself and your community!

Foundation Mission

The Pine Technical & Community College Foundation is a partner to the college in providing leadership in education in the region. The Foundation will become a collaborator in building programs, services and facilities that benefit students, faculty, business, industry, and the community. The Foundation will creatively assist and collaborate with college faculty, staff and administration to enhance college life and the college's place in the community.

Foundation Vision

The Pine Technical and Community College Foundation envisions expanded opportunities for students at the College and for those who wish to become students. The Foundation will involve key people at the College and in the region to develop a long-term endowment and programs to encourage and motivate students and faculty. The Foundation will facilitate, through the College, the economic development of the area and improve the region's ability to retain qualified people in the workforce.

Foundation Values

  • Students first
  • Personal and professional development for staff
  • Partnerships with business, industry, agriculture and units of local government

Giving to the Foundation

The Pine Technical & Community College Foundation welcomes your generous support! Please consider a gift in any amount. Your support assists students, the college and the greater community. You may make a contribution directly to the Foundation. To do so, print a receipt/donation form, and send to: Pine Technical and Community College Foundation, 900 4th Street SE, Pine City, MN 55063.

PTCC Foundation Board

Kim Carlson, Foundation Board President
Coleman McDonough, Vice President
Oscar Sutherland, Secretary/Treasurer
Max Blaufuss
Mary Kay Brautigan
Robert Musgrove
John Norris
Kathy Palmquist
Jane Robbins
Gary Shaw
Lori Tapani
Bob Thompson

Events

Board Meetings

Foundation board meetings typically occur on the fourth Thursday of the month at 3 p.m. in the JCS Conference Room at Pine Technical & Community College.

Annual Fall Donor Event

The Pine Technical & Community College Foundation hosts and sponsors an annual Donor Appreciation Event. The event is the Foundation's chance to thank donors and honor the achievements of scholarship recipients. The event takes place at the North West Company Fur Post, 12551 Voyageur Lane, Pine City, MN 55063

Contact the PTCC Foundation

Call: 320-629-5140
E-mail: carlisles@pine.edu
Mail or in-person: Pine Technical & Community College Foundation, 900 4th Street SE, Pine City, MN 55063