Filed Under: Grants, Philanthropy, Youth - Posted @ 10:24am
The Youth Philanthropy Board makes recommendations on grants to youth-serving organizations that are working to build self-esteem, healthy choices and empowerment. Grant applications are now open for our Youth Philanthropy Board. Apply online before 4PM on March 11, 2015 for consideration.
For those that have been wondering what we look for in grant applications, we have the inside scoop from Imari Romero, a three year YPB member. During her time on the board she has seen a large variety of applications rolling in from year to year and she knows exactly what the team is looking for in quality youth programs. Read her interview to find out how to make you application competitive.
Filed Under: Fund for Women & Girls, General - Posted by The Fund for Women and Girls @ 12:39pm
The Fund for Women and Girls is hosting a free film screening of the Empowerment Project, followed by a dynamic discussion about following your dreams and what you could do if you were not afraid to fail.
Filed Under: Environment, General, Philanthropy - Posted @ 2:47pm
Failed septic systems can pose great financial strain for many property owners, and can cause health and environmental risks. In order to relieve the unexpected financial pressure owners face when repairing and remediating a failed septic tank, the Community Foundation in part has provided impact investment
funds through Craft3 to support the Clean Water Loans program.
Filed Under: General - Posted @ 12:33pm
What interested you in applying for an internship at GTCF?
When the internship position was first presented to me, I was not actively looking to take on any additional roles due to my busy schedule. As I continued to read about the opportunity, I became excited about what the organization was doing and I knew I wanted to be a part of it. I am always looking for a way to make a difference in the community and learn useful skills that I can apply to my own career goals along the way. This internship proved to be the perfect opportunity to do so.
Filed Under: General - Posted @ 12:24pm
What drew you to your current position at Greater Tacoma Community Foundation?
As someone who has been active in multiple other community foundations around the country, the Greater Tacoma Community Foundation has always been on my radar. Early on I considered them as a top place to be employed and I continued to follow their achievements and progress in the Pierce County region. I have always been impressed by their innovative approach to grantmaking along with their methods of energizing the community which is what motivated me to become a part of it.
Filed Under: General, Philanthropy - Posted @ 12:10pm
A large percentage of charity gifts are received during the end of the year in the nature of holiday giving as well as for tax deductions that are to be received. The IRS has published a series of special edition tax tips for 2014 and there is one article in particular that may prove to be very beneficial to take in to consideration. Here are six tips to keep in mind:
Filed Under: General, Grantee, Grants, Philanthropy - Posted by Gina Anstey @ 10:00am
Last week we had the opportunity to sit down with more than 100 nonprofit professionals at our Grant Information Session to review our 2015 Competitive Grantmaking Programs. We are so grateful for the work that each of you do to make our community even stronger.
Filed Under: General - Posted @ 3:22pm
Tacoma is full of many great nonprofits that host a large assortment of events and activities all throughout the week. These events bring people together and support the community in different ways, whether it is raising money for a cause or enjoying a common interest. Whatever the reason, if you're looking for an event this week to get you or your family involved in, we've got you covered!
Filed Under: General - Posted @ 12:55pm
We are excited to announce that we're partnering with School's Out Washington to offer FREE Methods Workshops in the Pierce County area, as part of our work to boost program quality and help youth succeed in school, work, career and life.
Filed Under: Fund for Women & Girls, General, Grantee, Grants - Posted @ 12:13pm
The Greater Tacoma Community Foundation Is changing our grantmaking in 2015. Please join us on November 4 to learn about our 2015 Competitive Grant opportunities.
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