Giving Opportunities

Opportunities for giving your gifts to the Lake Washington College Foundation.

 

Annual Appeal

The Lake Washington College Foundation Annual Appeal is the primary vehicle for unrestricted giving by friends and alumni.

Giving to the Annual Appeal is possible at any level and provides the Foundation with the general operating support necessary bring to fruition the broad diversity of its giving programs.

 

Foundation Gifts

Foundations play an important role in many areas at Lake Washington Institute of Technology. Individuals who have access to family or other types of foundations through which they can direct support for LWIT.

If you would like to put your associations to work for the college, contact the Foundation at (425) 739-8143.

 

Matching Gifts

Many individuals do not realize that employers have matching gift programs that can double the amount of your gift.

Check with your employer to see if such a program exists for you. The Foundation staff will be happy to assist with any paperwork or acknowledgments. 

 

Non-Cash Donations

Each year the Lake Washington College Foundation accepts a variety of non-cash donations on behalf of the college. These have included automobiles, computers, high tech machinery, books, and other items that make it possible for our students to receive the most up-to-date training.

The process is simple and can provide a tax-deductible contribution for you. Use the Vehicle Donation form for donating an automobile, boat, motorcycle, etc. Please contact Nolan Koreski via phone (425) 739-8352 or email for assistance.

 

Payroll Deduction

Each year the Lake Washington College Foundation accepts a variety of non-cash donations on behalf of the college. These have included automobiles, computers, high tech machinery, books, and other items that make it possible for our students to receive the most up-to-date training.

The process is simple and can provide a tax-deductible contribution for you. Use the Vehicle Donation form for donating an automobile, boat, motorcycle, etc. Please contact Nolan Koreski via phone (425) 739-8352 or email for assistance.

 

Planned Giving

As you plan for your future you may want to consider the benefits of planned giving.

You can support Lake Washington Institute of Technology while making it possible for you to receive a lifetime income or a substantial tax savings. Contact the Foundation,  for more information.

 

Program Partnerships

Many businesses and corporations currently benefit from partnerships of all types. A company may give cash or non-cash gifts to the college in return for a service, such as use of facilities or training.

Over 400 leaders from business and industry currently help make this possible. Be creative. How can we serve your business while you support the college?

 

Scholarships

Scholarships are a way for students who may not ordinarily be able to afford a college education to receive the training they need to create a strong future for themselves. Gifts can be made to existing scholarship funds, or you may wish to establish a new category based on your interests.

Scholarships can be set up in two ways: 

  • Annual Scholarships - gifts given in any amount on a yearly basis that go directly to a student account for tuition, fees, books, supplies, or childcare.   

  • Endowed Scholarships - with a gift of $10,000 or more, an endowed scholarship can provide long-term support for students. The donation is set up in a separate account and interest is used each year to fund the scholarship and to re-invest the principal.

For more information on the types of scholarships currently offered, visit our scholarship list.