Areas of Support

Georgia Piedmont Technical College is widely recognized—on the local, state, and national levels —as a quality educational institution featuring services in DeKalb, Rockdale, Newton, and Morgan counties. With more than 18,420 credit and noncredit students last year, we certainly recognize the importance of private giving by our friends, alumni, and area business partners. Georgia Piedmont Technical College places great value on excellence in education with the fundamental goal of producing a highly skilled and well-educated workforce. We appreciate all you are able to do to facilitate this process.

Comprehensive Fund
The comprehensive fund is an unrestricted fund, which the GPTC Foundation will use to help provide needed resources for the College and its programs and services.

Strategic-Initiative Funds

Newton Center and Public Service & Safety Academy (PSSA)
GPTC is working to fulfill the lease-purchase obligation for the Newton Campus Building D & Conference Center and to provide renovations, equipment, and instructional resources for a new Public Service and Safety Academy and other programs at the Newton Campus Building D & Conference Center.

Regional Transportation Training Center (RTTC)
The RTTC offers a full range of training for transport, transit, and transfer/distribution related jobs; however, additional equipment, paving, and a new facility with classrooms, labs, and high-bays are needed.

Hospitality and Tourism
GPTC needs instructional resources to initiate hospitality and tourism programs using the new Renaissance Conference Center on the DeKalb Campus and facilities at the Newton Campus Building D & Conference Center for students to practice hospitality skills.

Literacy, GED, and International Education
GPTC plans to expand facilities for adult and international education in DeKalb County and establish a Morgan County Adult Learning Center.

Rockdale Career Academy Partnership
GPTC is seeking resources to expand our partnership with the Rockdale Career Academy to offer dual enrollment programs during the day and technical programs for adults in the evening in Rockdale County.

Healthcare Training
GPTC plans to expand healthcare and biotech training by renovating space at both the DeKalb Campus and Newton Campus Building D & Conference Center, offering programs at the Rockdale Career Academy, and offering dual enrollment programs.

Dual Enrollment and Student Support Scholarships

  • GPTC plans to offer dual enrollment programs for high school students to be able to earn technical college credit while in high school.
  • GPTCF plans to offer merit-based and needs-based scholarships as well as administering scholarships established by individuals, companies, and/or organizations.