Southwest Tech Foundation

Automotive Relocation Project

  • Relocate Automotive from leased building to 510 W 800 S, Cedar City
  • Greatly improves student access to all college services
  • Presently students must provide own transportation to class
  • Cedar High students will walk and Canyon View students will be bused to campus several times a day
  • Improved student experience
  • Overall building look will be modernized and updated

Support Our Scholarship Program

  • Are you aware that for every one (1) job that requires a post-graduate degree, there are two (2) jobs that require a bachelor’s degree and seven (7) jobs that require a skilled certificate?
  • Our poverty rate is 18.4% in Iron County
  • 60% of Southwest Tech certificate earners find employment in our four-county region, 70% when you add surrounding counties to our four-county region and over 80% in the state of Utah
  • Technical education and industry go hand in hand as a skilled workforce is required for the health and future growth of our local economy.


If you wish to support Southwest Tech with a donation, please phone or text Neal L. Smith at 435 327-1073. Neal will meet with you confidentially and explain the needs of the college and how our scholarship program works.

Governing documents, conflict of interest policy, financial statements and IRS Form 990 are available upon request at:
Southwest Technical College, 757 West 800 South, Cedar City, UT 84720.

Larry H. & Gail Miller Family Foundation

“The Larry H. & Gail Miller Family Foundation is pleased to support Southwest Tech to make a long lasting impact that will serve the students in Southern Utah,” said Jay K. Francis, executive vice president of corporate affairs and Miller family philanthropy for the Larry H. Miller Management Corporation. “The Miller Family recognizes that education is the key to growth and success of our next generations and they are pleased with the new options and opportunities this will provide.”

State Bank of Southern Utah

“John Westwood has been working on this project for years,” shared President/CEO of SBSU Eric Schmutz, “We were always going to support the mission of Southwest ATC.” Representative John R. Westwood, Utah House District 72, and recently retired SBSU CFO has long been a strong advocate and friend of the college.

George S. and Dolores Doré Eccles Foundation

“Our Foundation is pleased to be able to join with other in support of Southwest Tech’s new Allied Health and Technology Building,” said Lisa Eccles, President & COO of the George S. and Dolores Doré Eccles Foundation.  “We share the college’s enthusiasm for the project, knowing what a tremendous difference it will make not only for students pursuing careers in a variety of fields, but also for the economic vitality of the Cedar City area.”