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About the Foundation


Gateway Technical College Foundation’s mission is to support, promote and facilitate the educational and cultural activities of Gateway Technical College. The Foundation does this by seeking contributions of funds, equipment, and other resources and making available support for Gateway students and the College. Support of the Mission of the Foundation allows the Foundation to respond to needs of students and the College.


Gateway Technical College Foundation, Inc., is not-for-profit, 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 $400,000 annually and stewards a nearly $3M 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. Learn more about volunteer opportunities.

Please contact Jennifer Charpentier, Executive Director, at or (262) 564-2866 to learn more about volunteering with the Foundation.


Register for Scholarship Application Review Committee Member training.