President & CEO Announces Retirement

After 11 years of service to the Pierce County region, Rose Lincoln Hamilton announced to the board on September 22, 2014 her plans to retire in June 2015. 

Foundation of Art Exhibit

Celebrate Art at Work month by visiting the 2014 Foundation of Art Exhibit. This year's exhibit features works from the talented artists nominated for the 2014 award and the 2014 winning artist: Elise Richman. Open October 1-October 26 at the Tacoma Post Office Building. 

Supporting Future Leaders

The Community Foundation supports student achievement through scholarships to technical colleges and 4-year universities. Starting a fund or investing in one of our scholarship funds is a valuable way to give back.

Nine New Spark Grants

Our newest round of grantees are innovative grassroots leaders with their own actionable visions for strengthening the community. Read our blog to learn how their projects deepen community engagement and forge meaningful new connections.

Flexible Giving

At The Community Foundation, we honor your intent to give by providing structure and flexibility. There are multiple ways you can invest in your community without starting a fund. Visit our Ways to Give page for more information.


Learn more!The Greater Tacoma Community Foundation is your community foundation, committed to helping build a stronger future for the Pierce County region.

For over 33 years, we've partnered with generous individuals, families, community leaders, nonprofit organizations and other people just like you to strengthen our community through philanthropy.

We make it easy for people to make a difference—now and for generations to come.  Join us!

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