Greenville Tech Foundation, founded in 1973, is the nonprofit organization providing financial support to Greenville Technical College and our students beyond that which can be obtained from federal, state and local government sources. The Foundation supports the college's mission to transform students' lives and help our community thrive by providing a world-class, affordable education to students and building an educated, engaged workforce committed to life-long learning.
Greenville Technical College (GTC), founded in 1962, is fully accredited. GTC is one of the largest two-year colleges in SC, offering over 110 degree and certification programs, serving approximately 12,000 academic students and over 20,000 continuing education students annually. GTC has been named a Military Friendly School by G.I. Jobs magazine for several consecutive years. GTC has also received the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity award from INSIGHT Into Diversity Magazine in 2014, 2017, and 2018.
The Greenville Tech Foundation provides financial support to Greenville Technical College and our students through:
- Awarding more than 400 scholarships to students annually (2018 awards totaled $427,039)
- Supporting students with one-time “emergency funds” to help students overcome barriers and help them achieve their educational goals (2018 support totaled $39,737)
- Provide small loans to students to help them stay in school
- Support Greenville Technical College with funding or in-kind donations for classroom supplies and equipment (2018 support totaled $2,184,500)
- Manage funds to support the needs of groups and departments at Greenville Technical College such as supplies, food, professional development, speaker fees, and other needs for the operation of groups and departments.