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When you support Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology, you empower our learners with the skills and confidence to thrive in family-sustaining careers. Your generosity opens doors to accessible education and hands-on learning, directly impacting students’ lives and helping them achieve their dreams.

Join Us in Creating a Legacy of Opportunity and Success

There are many ways to engage with, connect, and support Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology.  

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Direct Donation 

Gifts—including cash, securities, recurring donations, and matching opportunities— can provide immediate support to Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology’s programs, scholarships, and student success initiatives.  

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Estate Giving

A planned gift to Thaddeus Stevens through your will or estate ensures a legacy that continues to empower future generations of students at Thaddeus Stevens College.

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Gifts of Equipment, Tools, and Supplies

In-kind donations of equipment, vehicles, tools, and supplies provide students with the practical resources necessary for hands-on learning with industry-standard equipment and current technology, helping the College stretch its dollars in many ways. 

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EITC Tax Credit 

Pennsylvania businesses can receive tax credits by contributing to approved educational programs at Thaddeus Stevens College, directly benefiting students and supporting innovative learning for our K-12 educational initiatives and future commonwealth workforce needs.  

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Support an existing scholarship or establish a new one, whether to honor a loved one or to contribute to student success. Funds can be designated to specific programs or student needs, reducing financial barriers and enabling students to focus on their education.  

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Give Your Energy 

While financial gifts go a long way, the College wouldn’t be the institution it is without the time and energy of our connections and volunteer leaders. There are many ways to engage with the College – visit our business and industry page to learn more!  

Areas of Greatest Need 

Since 1905, Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology has been committed to equity and education. By contributing through our Foundation, you or your business can support this legacy and directly impact the lives of our students. All gifts are tax-deductible.

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  • Champion a Major: Make annual donations to a specific program fund to go toward the latest machinery and technology, providing students with valuable hands-on training and workforce readiness skills. 
  • Student Home Construction Program Leader: Contribute gifts of land, materials or cash to support this impactful hands-on learning initiative. 
  • Endowed or Annual Scholarships: Provide qualifying students with crucial financial support. 
  • Capital Expansion Projects and Naming Opportunities: Invest in current and future capital expansion projects, including program technology, student activities, support services, classrooms, conference, and administrative centers. 
  • Endow a Program, Department Chair, or Faculty Position: Ensure our technology programs’ long-term sustainability and growth. 
  • Dual Enrollment Program Support: Help local high school students earn both high school and college credits by taking advanced courses at Thaddeus Stevens College. 
  • Library and Athletics Programs: Provide resources to enrich our library and athletics offerings. 
  • Student Leadership Programs: Support student activities in Skills USA and other leadership initiatives. 
  • Tool Sponsorship: Fund essential tools of the trade required for students’ courses.

These are just a few of the many ways you can support Thaddeus Stevens College. Please reach out to our Advancement team at for more information. 

These are just a few of the ways you can support the College! For more information, get in touch with Foundation Executive Director Jenny Germann.  

Annual Report 

You can view recent annual reports here. 

Thaddeus Stevens Foundation Board Leadership 

Purpose: The Foundation’s purpose is to work collaboratively to attract and secure the sustainable financial resources and relationships necessary to make the college an accessible, world-class institution. 

 Vision: The Foundation is a leader in the field and generates resources annually to support student success and positively impact the lives of all those touched by the Thaddeus Stevens mission.

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Board of Directors 


Scott Trower ’80, Chair 
Megan Y. Caldwell ’02, Secretary 
Jeff Tankesley, Treasurer 


Brandon Rudolph ’08
Dan Cicala
Igor Kuzmenko
John Yurchak, Jr. ’60
Lynn Hocker
Peter Caddick
Philip Tuohey, Sr. ’83
Robert Garrett ‘78
Ron Johnson
Shawn Loose ’90
Shannon Stump
Todd Hardy ’11 

Contact the Office of Advancement

Mailing address

740 East End Ave. Lancaster, PA 17602-3714 

Pam Smith
Vice President of College Advancement 

Jenny Germann 
Foundation Executive Director 

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Mary Saionz-Shaffer
Chief Development Officer 

Warren Taylor
Outreach and Engagement Coordinator