Forsyth Library Dedication
Big Sandy Community and Technical College (BSCTC) plays a vital role in strengthening the economy in eastern Kentucky, training the local workforce, and providing access to education that students could otherwise not afford. We're cultivating the leaders of tomorrow today by providing access to quality higher education. When you support Big Sandy Community and Technical College, you are making an investment in the future of not only our students but also our region.

You can be a partner with us by giving to:

  • scholarships
  • endowments
  • equipment funds
  • unrestricted funds (applied to where the need is greatest)
  • building funds (including naming opportunities)
  • and faculty and staff development

The satisfaction of giving comes in knowing that you are investing in the lives of our students, thus creating a residual effect that leads to growth in business and workforce development that leads to healthy and strong communities. We value your support and are committed to the success of our students.

Why Give?

Student SingerAs part of the states largest provider of post-secondary education and workforce training, Big Sandy Community and Technical College offers 27 programs and more than 200 industry-leading credentials. By providing access to higher education, BSCTC has reached out to more than 21,000 first-generation college students since 2008. During this same time, the college has experienced a 140% increase in credentials awarded and a 64% jump in associate degrees conferred.

By supporting BSCTC, you are equipping students with the tools to build a brighter future for their families and our region.

Here are a few reasons why you should consider giving to BSCTC:

OUR STUDENTS. Every day, BSCTC helps students from eastern Kentucky achieve their dreams of a rewarding career by offering programs in high-wage, high demand fields. By funding scholarships, modern facilities and more your financial support plays a key role in preparing our students for the jobs of today and tomorrow.

OUR IMPACT. The impact of BSCTC reaches far beyond our students. Our faculty inspires students to achieve their dreams and use their talents to build rewarding careers and assume leadership roles in their respective communities.

OUR LOCATIONS. With four convenient campuses located in Prestonsburg, Pikeville, Paintsville and Hager Hill, a quality education is a short drive from students in Floyd, Pike, Johnson, Martin, Magoffin and surrounding counties.

OUR PROGRESSIVE APPROACH. We are devoted to delivering state-of-art academic and technical training that allows our students to continue their journey in post-secondary education or enter the workforce with confidence by earning an industry-leading credential. Your support allows us to be flexible and deliver coursework using the latest technology in our facilities.


Ways to Give


This includes gifts of cash or other property. Current gifts provide immediate financial assistance for a variety of purposes. A cash gift is made by a personal or business check and is fully tax-deductible providing you assumed no goods or services in return. Gifts may be made in honor or memory of a loved one, friend or colleague. It could recognize a business or commemorate a special occasion.


This is an agreement between the donor and the College/Foundation that would include making regular payments over a period of time allowing you to maximize your contribution.


An endowment is a fund that is permanently invested. The annual income generated from the investment is used for a particular purpose. An endowment is the best way to have a permanent impact on the future of the College and leave a legacy for future generations.

Planned Giving

Planned gifts usually require the help of a professional advisor to determine specific tax advantages for you, your family members and/or your estate. A planned gift maximizes your giving potential and allows you financial security or that of a loved one.

For more information

Kelli Ayers
Senior Administrative Assistant
Prestonsburg Campus, Johnson Building, Room 131B
(606) 886-7358