We've moved!

We're happy to announce that with the change to Pine Technical & Community College, our website has moved to www.pine.edu!

We recommend updating your bookmarks to the new domain. We'll be phasing out our pinetech.edu domain in the coming months and the information below may not be current.

Go to the new website now!

PTC Foundation

About the PTC Foundation

The Foundation was created in 1999 to help the college expand and meet the growing educational and cultural needs of residents and businesses in the Pine Area. The Foundation strives to enhance the college's standing as the most important source of postsecondary education and training and continuing education in the Pine Area and works with PTC to expand the relationships it has forged with businesses and the community. The annual Bridging the Dream campaign offers you a share in the success of this important institution. By making a gift to the college, you are helping yourself and your community!

Foundation Mission

The Pine Technical College Foundation is a partner to the college in providing leadership in education in the region. The Foundation will become a collaborator in building programs, services and facilities that benefit students, faculty, business and industry and the community. The Foundation will creatively assist and collaborate with college faculty, staff and administration to enhance college life and the college's place in the community.

Foundation Vision

The Pine Technical College Foundation envisions expanded opportunities for students at the College and for those who wish to become students. The Foundation will involve key people at the College and in the region to develop a long-term endowment and programs to encourage and motivate students and faculty. The Foundation will facilitate, through the College, the economic development of the area and improve the region's ability to retain qualified people in the workforce.

Foundation Values

-- Students first
-- Personal and professional development for staff
-- Partnerships with business, industry, agriculture and units of local government

Giving to the Foundation

The Pine Technical College Foundation welcomes your generous support! Please consider a gift in any amount. Your support assists students, the college and the greater community. You may make a contribution directly to the Foundation. To do so, print a receipt/donation form, and send to: Pine Technical College Foundation, 900 4th Street SE, Pine City, MN 55063.

PTC Foundation Board

Max Blaufuss, Foundation Board President
Kim Carlson, Vice President
Oscar Sutherland, Secretary/Treasurer
Mary Kay Brautigan
Dennis Doran
Coleman McDonough
John Norris
Kathy Palmquist
Jane Robbins
Lori Tapani
Bob Thompson

Foundation Events

Here, find information regarding Foundation Board Meetings, the Foundation's Annual Fall Donor event, and more.
View more about Foundation Events.


The PTC Foundation coordinates and manages the college's notable "Bridging the Dream" scholarship fund. Scholarships can greatly decrease the cost of a student's education, and students are encouraged to apply. Opportunities abound, including the Bridging the Dream award!
View more about Scholarships.

Contact the PTC Foundation

Call: 320-629-5140
E-mail: carlisles@pinetech.edu
Mail or in-person: Pine Technical College Foundation, 900 4th Street SE, Pine City, MN 55063