Foundation News

The mission of the Coastal Pines Technical College Foundation, Inc. (CPTC Foundation) is to further the mission and goals of Coastal Pines Technical College (CPTC) by providing financial and other essential support to fund emerging and existing academic initiatives and priorities.


The CPTC Foundation regularly receives donations from local stakeholders. Members of the Board of Trustees and the President of Coastal Pines Technical College, as well as other college faculty and staff accept donations on behalf of the CPTC Foundation.

CPTC Foundation to Host Annual Golf Tournament Fundraiser

The Coastal Pines Technical College (CPTC) Foundation is set to host its annual John P. Pike Memorial Scholarship Golf Tournament. This tournament is hosted every year by the CPTC Foundation to help raise scholarship funds to benefit CPTC students. The CPTC Foundation Golf Tournament is Friday, October 14, 2022 at the Okefenokee Country Club in Blackshear, Ga. For more information on the tournament, to sponsor a team, or to donate, please visit...



CPTC Foundation Awards Summer Semester Scholarship Funds

The Coastal Pines Technical College (CPTC) Foundation announced they recently paid out a total of almost $48,000 in scholarship funds for the Summer 2022 Semester. These funds go to students that took classes during the summer semester and are comprised of general scholarship funds, various scholarships for particular programs or counties that CPTC serves, travel scholarships, and more. Every semester the scholarship application is open for a period of time before the semester begins....



Coastal Pines Board of Directors and Trustees Hold Joint Meeting

On Thursday, August 12, 2022, the Coastal Pines Technical College (CPTC) Local Board of Directors and CPTC Foundation Trustees held a joint board meeting. The meeting was held at the Westin on Jekyll Island, which is located in CPTC’s service delivery area. Also, in attendance was the college’s Executive Leadership Team, Mr. John Kennedy, Rick Perkins Award Winning instructor, and Steven Green, CPTC’s first National SkillsUSA winner. The group had the opportunity to hear from Mr....



Local Business Donates Medical Supplies to the CPTC Foundation

On Monday, August 8, 2022, Okefenokee EMS and Satilla Medical Supplies donated a large quantity of various medical supplies to Coastal Pines Technical College (CPTC) through the CPTC Foundation. Valued at around $5,000, this donation of IV supplies, catheters, immobilization, burn sheets, obstetrics, dressings, and other medical supplies to the CPTC Foundation will greatly benefit the Allied Health programs at the college. “We greatly appreciate the generosity and support from our...



Coastal Pines Foundation Hosts Charles Eames Travel Scholarship Luncheon

The CPTC Foundation recently hosted a luncheon on the Jesup Instructional Site for the Charles Eames Travel Scholarship. A total of 23 Travel Scholarships were awarded for the Summer Semester (not all awardees attended the luncheon) to students taking classes at the college. "Charles Eames is such a friend to Coastal Pines Technical College and the Foundation. He continues to support us in the times we live in. He has a passion for our students and their struggles to attend classes and...



Coastal Pines Automotive Students Awarded Scholarships

The CPTC Foundation recently awarded the Georgia Automotive Dealers Association (GADA) scholarship to 13 students in Automotive Collision and Automotive Repair programs for Summer Semester. Students in auto-technology, auto-collision, and other automotive related programs were eligible to apply for assistance from the Georgia Automobile Dealers Association Scholarship to offset any fees, costs of attendance, books, supplies and other educational expenses. Instructors Larry Carr and...



Coastal Pines Technical College Awarded the Dollar General Literacy Grant

The Coastal Pines Technical College (CPTC) Foundation has been awarded a $10,000 Grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation for fiscal year 2023 to be used for literacy needs in the Adult Education Program. The $10,000 award will be used to purchase state approved curriculum (i.e., KAPLAN GED Test Prep Plus and GED Exercise Books, ESOL books, subscription to educational news articles, virtual curriculum, etc.) along with supplies and materials (i.e., pencils, USB drives, white out,...



CPTC Foundation Hosts Successful Sporting Clays Tournament

The CPTC Foundation recently held it’s 7th Annual Sporting Clays Tournament at Dorchester Hunting Preserve in Midway, Ga. The event was a huge success even though there had been a 2 year delay due to the pandemic. There were a total of 29 teams that signed up to participate in the event. A special thanks goes out to the Lock Stock and Barrel Sponsors of the event – International Auto Processors, Cogdell and Mendrala, and a Special Supporter of CPTC. All shooters got an opportunity to...



Coastal Pines Technical College Foundation Receives a Donation from the Terry Thomas Foundation

The Coastal Pines Technical College (CPTC) Foundation received a $10,000 grant from the Terry Thomas Foundation. The Terry Thomas Foundation, located in Glynn County on Sea Island, was established in 2004. Ms. Thomas passed away in 2011, but her Foundation continues to have a powerful impact on her community. Susan Goodhue, Executive Director of the Terry Thomas Foundation presented the check to Stephanie Roberts, Executive Director of College Advancement with Coastal Pines Technical...



DNR and Coastal Pines Partner to Create Commercial Fisheries Scholarship

BRUNSWICK, Ga. (Jan. 7, 2022) – The Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and Coastal Pines Technical College (CPTC) Foundation today announced a new scholarship and endowment program to invest in the next generation of Georgia’s commercial fishermen. The “Georgia Commercial Fishing Sustainability and Resilience Endowment “and the “Georgia Commercial Fishing Scholarship,” funded by DNR’s Coastal Resources Division (CRD), will aid Coastal Pines Technical College...



Local Camden County Business Makes Donation to Coastal Pines

On The Green Salon and Day Spa in St. Mary’s recently made a donation of two facial machines to the Cosmetology program at Coastal Pines Technical College (CPTC). These two machines will be used by instructors to help current and future students with learning techniques that are being performed in the field by local professionals. “Special Thanks to the “On the Green Salon and Day Spa” in St. Mary’s for their donation of two facial machines to the Cosmetology program at CPTC....



Golden Isles Association of REALTORS Donates to the CPTC Foundation

Coastal Pines Technical College (CPTC) Foundation recently received a $1,000 donation from the Golden Isles Association of REALTORS and Multiple listing Service, Inc. This donation was generously given to the CPTC Foundation to be allocated to the general scholarship fund. This fund is in place to provide students in need of assistance with the costs associated with their education. For more information on the CPTC Foundation or to make a donation, please visit www.coastalpines.edu or...