Ways to Give | OCTC

Ways to Give

There are multiple ways to support OCTC and the OCTC Foundation, Inc. from direct giving to online shopping. Explore which options work best for you, so you can support the programs you are passionate about.

  • Immediate donation through cash, check, or credit card
  • Transfer of stock or real property
  • Sponsorship of programs, events, or scholarships of your choice


  • Donations can be pledged and payments stretched over a period of months or years until complete.
  • May be named after a loved one, friend, or business
  • Life insurance and investments
  • Estate gifts
  • Donation of time, space, or equipment

Get your OCTC Spirit Card at any German American Bank.  Picture Pathfinder and Sample Visa card

German American Bank is a partner that now proudly offers an OCTC Spirit Card as an option for their customers. Each swipe of the debit card earns $0.02 to help support students.

Power of OCTC Annual Campaign 2020: The Power of Opportunity, Community, Tranformation, Careers.  78,2229 lives touched since 1986.  Owensboro Community & Technical College

The Power of OCTC Annual Campaign

Did you know that 78% of students at OCTC receive financial assistance in order to pursue their degree? Since 1987, OCTC has served over 78,229 students which means potentially 61,018 students have been supported through the generosity of partners just like yourself.

A gift of $179 covers the cost of one credit hour for a student to attend college at OCTC!
All gifts, no matter the size, are appreciated and valued.

You can partner with OCTC to "Ensure Student Success" by making a gift to the OCTC Foundation in support of: 

  • Scholarships
  • One of the Many Educational Porgrams at OCTC
  • Emergency Financial Assistance
  • Professional Development for Faculty and Staff
  • Unrestricted Funds to be used where most needed

Partners of OCTC develop a lasting relationship with OCTC, "Ensuring Student Success" and further assist the college to meet the needs of the student, the community, and business and industry. 

As a Partner of OCTC, you can receive the following benefits:

  • OCTC Bookstore operated by Barnes & Noble Discounts
  • Access to the library
  • Updates from OCTC President, Dr. Scott Williams
  • Replica Building ($179 gift +)
  • Private invitation to the Annual Donor Celebration ($500 min.)
  • Donor Wall Recognition ($1,000 min.)

For questions or additional information, please contact the Office of Resource Development at 270-686-4663.


Mark your calendars! We are asking you to partner with us for student success on Giving Tuesday, December 1, 2020! Because of partners like you, OCTC students have scholarship opportunities, access to emergency student loan funds, equipment, supportive services and so many additional educational programs. OCTC is the community's college. Your generosity truly creates a Better Life for our students and their families. 

OCTC Legacy Bricks
The OCTC Foundation, Inc. is currently selling Legacy Bricks that will be permanently placed in front of OCTC's Industry Innovation Center. The opportunity is upon us to leave an everlasting display of pride and commitment to Owensboro Community and Technical College that will last a lifetime. 

You have the option to purchase a customized 8x8 brick at $250 or an 8x4 brick at $100. Quantities are limited, so order your brick today! Your purchase will not only become a permanent part of OCTC but will help to support our Foundation for years to come.

If you have any questions or would like more information, feel free to contact us at 270-686-4623 or 270-686-4663.


AmazonSmileAmazonSmile allows you to support the OCTC Foundation as you shop online from the comfort of your home. When you sign into your Amazon account, you can choose the OCTC Foundation as your preferred charitable organization. As you make eligible purchases, Amazon will donate 0.5% to the OCTC Foundation.

Kroger Plus Shopper's CardKroger Community Rewards supports the OCTC Foundation through your Kroger Plus Card. Visit Kroger Community Rewards today, sign in or create an account, and choose the OCTC Foundation as your preferred organization! For every eligible purchase you make using your Kroger Plus card, Kroger will donate to the OCTC Foundation.

Purple Yellow and White Flower BouquetPurchase flowers and gifts through the OCTC Foundation Flowerpetal site. 12% of your purchase will be donated to the OCTC Foundation.
Azippizza: Pot of Dough Fundraiser.  Please Present this code to cashier at time of purchase.  For oline orders, enter code OCTCFOUND in promo code box at checkout.  5% fundraiser everyday and chance at $10K grand prize. Good through 11/30/2020

Support Student Success at Azzip Pizza in Owensboro! Present this coupon when you make your purchase from September 1 to November 30, 2020, and Azzip Pizza will donate 5% to the OCTC Foundation, Inc. 

Contact us with any questions at 270-686-4663 or octc.annualgiving@kctcs.edu. Thank you for making the dreams of OCTC students come true!