About the Foundation


The Gateway Technical College Foundation supports the mission of the College by raising community awareness and financial resources, broadening its base of support and providing programs such as scholarships, grants and funds for educational growth. The Foundation will enhance the College's tradition of excellence by being responsive to its needs and strengthening the vitality and well-being of the diverse communities it serves.


Gateway Technical College Foundation, Inc., is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) organization. It is separate from Gateway Technical College. The Foundation board is governed by community leaders representing Kenosha, Racine, and Walworth counties. Founded in 1977, the Foundation raises more than $400,000 annually and stewards a nearly $10 million endowment.

Volunteer with Gateway Foundation

Volunteers provide critical experience and skills to the Foundation. They support the Foundation by serving on the Foundation Board of Directors, Board Committees and Scholarship Application Review Committees.

GuideStar Seal of Transparency

The Foundation was recently recognized for our transparency with a Gold Seal on our GuideStar Nonprofit Profile!  

GuideStar is the world’s largest source of information on nonprofit organizations. More than 8 million visitors per year and a network of 200+ partners use GuideStar data to grow support for nonprofits. In order to get the Gold Seal, The Gateway Foundation shared important information with the public using our profile on www.guidestar.org. Now our community members and potential donors can find in-depth information about our goals, strategies, capabilities, and progress.