2022 GTCF Philanthropic Investments

2022 GTCF Philanthropic Investments


Arts & Culture

American Society for Yad Vashem IncKUOW Public RadioSeattle JazzEDThe Art of Life Cancer Foundation
ArtsFundLakewood Arts Festival AssociationSeattle Youth Symphony OrchestraThe Grand Cinema
Chinese Reconciliation Project FoundationLakewood Community Players dba Lakewood PlayhouseSecond City Chamber SeriesThe Museum of Flight
Elements of Education PartnersLeMay - America's Car MuseumSymphony TacomaTubac Center of the Arts
Foothills Historical SocietyMuseum of GlassTacoma Art MuseumUnited States Holocaust Memorial Council
Fort Nisqually FoundationMusic NorthwestTacoma Arts LiveWashington State Historical Society
Friends of 88.5 FM - KNKXMusic of RemembranceTacoma Historical Society
George Weyerhaeuser Pacific Rim Bonsai CollectionNorth End Music and Performing Arts CenterTacoma Little Theatre and Drama League
Harbor History MuseumNorthwest SinfoniettaTacoma Musical Playhouse
Hilltop ArtistsOrchestral Recital Series of TacomaTacoma Opera Association
KCTS Channel 9Pacific Northwest Teen Square Dance FestivalTacoma Youth Symphony Association
King FM 98.1RPM FoundationTahoma Indian Center

Basic Needs

All Saints Community ServicesFamily Renewal ShelterMedic One FoundationSt. Leo's Church
AmaraFood is Free Washington DBA Food is Free TacomaMedical Missionaries, IncStep by Step Family Support Center
American Cancer Society, Great West Division, Pierce CountyFoss Home and VillageMedical Teams InternationalSusan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation
American Hero QuiltsFranciscan Foundation WashingtonMother2ManyTacoma Community House
American Red Cross of South Puget SoundFranke Tobey JonesMultiCare Health FoundationTacoma Housing Authority
Angwin Volunteer Fire DepartmentFriends of American Lake Veterans Golf CourseMultiCare Health SystemTacoma Pierce County Habitat for Humanity
ANSWERS Counseling, Consultation and Case Management ServicesGig Harbor Peninsula FISH Food Bank and Community ServicesMulticultural Child and Family Hope CenterTacoma-Pierce County Health Department
Arthritis Foundation - Great WestGood Samaritan FoundationNew ConnectionsTaproot Theatre Company
Associated Ministries of Tacoma-Pierce CountyGoodwill of the Olympics and Rainier RegionNext Chapter FoundationThe Coffee Oasis
Because InternationalGreater Lakes Mental Health FoundationNorthStar AdvocatesThe Lighthouse for the Blind, Inc.
Bonney Lake Food BankHabitat for Humanity InternationalNorthwest Immigrant Rights ProjectThe Mustard Seed Project of Key Peninsula
Buckley Senior CitizensHabitat for Humanity of Seattle-King CountyNourish Pierce CountyThe Salvation Army
Caring for KidsHarbor Hope CenterNW Furniture BankThe Trevor Project
Carol Milgard Breast CenterHarmony Hill of UnionPacific Foundation for Blind ChildrenUNICEF USA
Catholic Community Services of Western WashingtonHelen B. Murray Oncology FoundationPCAF (formerly Pierce County AIDS Foundation)USO Northwest JBLM
Children of the NationsHillcrest ChapelPermission to Start Dreaming FoundationVashon HouseHold
Clackamas Service Center IncHospice FriendsPlanned Parenthood of the Great Northwest and the Hawaiian IslandsVashon Maury Community Food Bank
Community Health CareInterfaith Council to Prevent HomelessnessPlateau Outreach MinistriesVashon Youth and Family Services
Covenant Youth of AlaskaJDRF InternationalPride FoundationVirginia Mason Foundation
Crystal Judson Family Justice CenterKiwanis Club of TacomaRachel Lynn Henley FoundationWhite River Community Outreach
Dave Purchase ProjectL'Arche Tahoma Hope CommunityRebuilding Hope, The Sexual Assault Center for Pierce CountyWilkeson Auxiliary FOE 1409
Deer Park Fire DepartmentLASARescue MissionWorld Vision
Divine Mercy CareLutheran Community Services Northwest Tacoma OfficeSalvation Army Northwest DivisionYWCA Pierce County
Doctors Without BordersMadigan FoundationSocial Justice Fund NWYWCA RAGS Guild
Dove ProjectMaking A Difference FoundationSound OutreachHopeSparks
eliseo foundationMalaria Partners InternationalSouth Sound CARE FoundationCamp Fire Orca
Emergency Food NetworkMary Bridge BrigadeSplash International
Families Unlimited NetworkMary Bridge Children's FoundationSt Philomena School
Family Promise of Shenandoah CountyMary's Place SeattleSt. Leo Food Connection


Aim High for High SchoolGeorge Fox University AdvancementPierce College FoundationThe Winsor School
Annie Wright SchoolsGirl Scouts of Western WashingtonPierce County Library FoundationUniversity of Minnesota Foundation
Arizona State University FoundationGonzaga Preparatory School Foundation of Spokane WashingtonPresident-Board of Trustees Santa Clara CollegeUniversity of Puget Sound - Corporation & Foundation Relations
Baker UniversityGonzaga UniversityPuget Sound Educational Service DistrictUniversity of Washington - School of Medicine
Bellarmine Preparatory SchoolGreentrikeR. Merle Palmer Minority Scholarship FoundationUniversity of Washington Tacoma
Boys & Girls Clubs of South Puget SoundHilltop ArtistsRegis UniversityUniversity of Washington Tacoma - Advancement
Central Washington University - AdvancementHolocaust Center for HumanityRite of Passage JourneysUniversity Place School District
Charles Wright AcademyIndigenous Education Foundation of TanzaniaSeattle Pacific University - Foundation & Corporate RelationsWashington State University Foundation
Clover Park Technical College FoundationInvestEDSouthern Poverty Law CenterWhite River Education Foundation
College Success FoundationKBTC AssociationSpinning Elementary SchoolWhite River School District
Communities In Schools of LakewoodLife Christian AcademySpringfield CollegeWhitworth University
Communities In Schools of PeninsulaLinfield UniversitySt. John Bosco Children's FundYMCA of Pierce and Kitsap Counties
Courageous SailingLowell Elementary PTASt. Patrick Catholic SchoolTacoma Athletic Commission
Degrees of ChangeNAACP Legal Defense and Education FundTacoma Community College FoundationSumner-Bonney Lake Educational Foundation
Edchoice, IncNational Audubon SocietyTacoma Daycare & Preschool AssociationAmerican Association of University Women, Tacoma Branch
Epiphany SchoolPacific Harbors Council Boy Scouts of AmericaTacoma Public Schools
Friends of Independent Schools and Better EducationPacific Lutheran UniversityTacoma Public Schools - Budget Office
Generations IncorporatedPeace Community CenterTahoma Audubon Society


Point Defiance Zoological SocietyNorthwest Trek FoundationGreat Peninsula ConservancyWashington Recreation & Park Association
Fort Nisqually FoundationTahoma Audubon SocietyLakewold Gardens

Human Services

Association for Size Diversity and HealthCenter for Reproductive RightsMexican American Legal Defense & Education FundSeattle Foundation
Autism SpeaksFamily Promise of Metro EastNational Alliance on Mental Illness of Clackamas CountySeattle Union Gospel Mission
Battlefield AddictionGood Samaritan FoundationPan Massachusetts Challenge
Bloodworks NorthwestHospice MauiRainier Foothills Wellness Foundation

Neighborhoods & Communities

Alchemy Indoor Skatepark and Education CenterGig Harbor Elks Lodge 2560MI CentroTacoma Catholic Worker
American Civil Liberties Union of Washington FoundationGig Harbor NowOasis Youth CenterTacoma Elk's Lodge No. 174 B.P.O.E.
American Leadership Forum Tacoma/Pierce CountyGig Harbor Wildlife RescuePartners for ParksTacoma Garden Club
American Prairie ReserveGoFundMe.orgPet PartnersTacoma Neighborhoods Together
Amnesty International USA, Inc.Greater Gig Harbor FoundationPierce County Animal Welfare AssociationTacoma Public Library Foundation
Buckley Downtown AssociationGreater Metro Parks FoundationPowerpac FoundationThe Belize Economic and Educational Fund (BEED)
Buckley Youth ActivitiesHope InternationalPrison Pet PartnershipThe First Tee of South Puget Sound
Building Beyond the WallsHumane Society for Tacoma-Pierce CountyRainbow CenterTown Of Wilkeson
Carver-Hill Memorial and Historical SocietyJefferson Community FoundationRaindancer Wild Bird RescueToys for Kids
Cascade Bicycle ClubJob Carr Cabin MuseumRoslyn, Ronald, Cle Elum Heritage ClubUnited Way of Pierce County
City of Fircrest - City ManagerJunior League of TacomaRotary Club of Lakewood Charitable FoundationVashon-Maury Senior Center
City of Gig HarborKey Peninsula Civic Center AssociationRotary Club of Tacoma #8Washington Recreation & Park Association
City of LakewoodKitsap Humane SocietyRotary Club of Upper Kittitas County FoundationWest Sound Wildlife Shelter
Eatonville Area Council dba Eatonville Family AgencyKitten Rescue of Mason CountySafe Streets CampaignWonGeneration
Foothills Rails to Trails CoalitionLongbranch FoundationSeattle Police FoundationYMCA of Pierce and Kitsap Counties
Frances Perkins CenterMarine Toys for Tots FoundationTacoma Athletic CommissionYouth for Christ USA, Inc. aka Tacoma Area Youth For Christ

Religion & Faith-Based

Association of Welcoming and Affirming BaptistsFirst Presbyterian ChurchPeace Lutheran Church of PuyallupTacoma-Pierce County Chaplaincy
Berkeley School Of TheologyGenesis Christian ChurchPriests of the Sacred HeartTahoma Unitarian Universalist Congregation
Catholic Daughters of America - Court Blessed Mary of the Narrows #2003Gloria Dei Lutheran ChurchQ Christian FellowshipTemple Beth El
Center for Action and ContemplationGrant Park Baptist ChurchRaven FoundationThe Reformation Project
Christian Science Association of the Pupils of William E. MoodyHarbor Covenant ChurchSacred Heart of Jesus Catholic ChurchThe Thomistic Institute
Community Presbyterian ChurchHume Lake Christian Camps Inc.Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary, US - Ontario ProvinceThe Vedanta Society of Western Washington
Covenant Network of PresbyteriansImmanuel Presbyterian ChurchSkyline Presbyterian ChurchTrinity Lutheran Church
Emmanuel Lutheran ChurchInternational Ministries-American Baptist Foreign Mission SocietySt. John Bosco Catholic ChurchUnited Church in University Place
Faith International University and SeminaryLutheran World ReliefSt. Mark's Lutheran By the NarrowsUrban Grace The Downtown Church
First Church of Christ, Scientist, BostonMason United Methodist ChurchSt. Nicholas Catholic ChurchWorld Jewish Congress, American Section
First Church of Christ, Scientist, TacomaMason United Methodist ChurchSt. Nicholas Catholic ChurchWyoming Seminary
First Lutheran ChurchMount Carmel MinistriesTacoma Jewish Community Fund


Northwest SinfoniettaOregon State UniversityLuther SeminaryLiberty University
College Success FoundationWhitworth UniversityR. Merle Palmer Minority Scholarship FoundationUniversity of California, Davis
Clark Atlanta UniversitySaint Martin's University - Student Financial Services CenterSaint Martin's University - AdvancementLoyola University Chicago
Bates Technical CollegeDuke UniversityRotary District 5020Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Summit Salon AcademySeattle Pacific University - Financial AidGreen River Community CollegeGeorge Fox University
Clover Park Technical CollegeBrigham Young University - IdahoUniversity of Hawaii at ManoaBaylor University
Central Washington University - AdvancementUEI CollegeArizona State UniversityUniversity of Puget Sound
Pacific Lutheran UniversityBelmont UniversityOlympic CollegeUniversity of California, Santa Barbara
Tacoma Community College FoundationNortheastern University - BostonSeattle Central College - Financial Aid OfficeCentralia College
Concordia Christian AcademyCalifornia Polytechnic State UniversityPerry Technical InstituteHighline College
Seattle University - AdvancementGeorge Mason UniversityUniversity of Idaho
University of Puget Sound - Student Financial ServicesTrident Technical CollegeCalifornia Lutheran University
Central Washington University - Financial AidHawaii Pacific UniversityIdaho State University
University of California, Los AngelesEastern Washington UniversityWhitman College
University of Washington - ScholarshipsSpokane Community CollegeUniversity of Montana
Western Washington UniversityUniversity of AlabamaNorthwestern University
Pierce College - ScholarshipsUniversity of VirginiaFashion Institute of Design & Merchandising
Seattle University - Student Financial ServicesMontana State UniversityUniversity of Nevada Las Vegas
Treasure Valley Community CollegeUniversity of OregonOlivet Nazarene University
Pacific Lutheran University - Office of Financial AidUniversity of PortlandWillamette University
University of California, BerkeleyChapman UniversityUniversity of Washington Tacoma - Advancement
Tacoma Community College - Financial AidEmbry-Riddle Aeronautical UniversityLangston University
Gonzaga UniversityNorthwest UniversityUniversity of New Mexico - Student Financial Aid
Grand Canyon UniversityClarke UniversityEastern Oregon University
Washington State University - University Receivables & Scholarship DeskPortland State UniversityOccidental College
Rhodes CollegeUtah Tech UniversitySanta Clara University
Austin Peay State UniversityBates Technical College FoundationCollege of the Sequoias
Concordia University IrvineO'Dea High SchoolThe Pennsylvania State University


Children's FundFirst Tee Inland NWGreentrike for Seeds of PeaceYMCA of Pierce and Kitsap Counties
Community BuildersFriends of OdysseyLambert House
Elizabeth Wesley Youth Merit Incentive Award ProgramFriends of Pediatrics NorthwestWashington Outdoor School

Other Community Foundations

Jefferson Community Foundation
The Olympic Neighbors Agency Stewardship Fund


GTCF Philanthropic Investments – $2,174,586

Basic Needs

City of Tacoma - Tacoma Public UtilitiesRescue MissionTacoma-Pierce County Health DepartmentPierce County AIDS Foundation
Goodwill of the Olympics and Rainier RegionSound OutreachHearing, Speech & Deaf Center
HopeSparksTacoma Community House

Civic Engagement

Tacoma Ocean FestChinese Reconciliation Project FoundationInstitute for Black JusticeSt. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church
Tacoma Healing Awareness CommunityFriends of 88.5 FM - KNKXSafe Streets Campaign
Center for Dialog & ResolutionHilltop Action CoalitionUnited Way of Pierce County


R. Merle Palmer Minority Scholarship FoundationUniversity of Washington - ScholarshipsBates Technical College Practical Nursing Program Scholarships Pierce College Nursing Program Scholarships 
Tacoma Community College FoundationUniversity of Washington - School of MedicineClover Park Technical College Nursing Program Scholarships Tacoma Community College Nursing Program Scholarships 
Tacoma Youth Symphony AssociationUniversity of Puget SoundPacific Lutheran University School of Nursing Scholarships University of Washington, Tacoma School of Nursing Scholarships 


Tahoma Audubon Society
George Weyerhaeuser Pacific Rim Bonsai Collection
Lakewold Gardens

Expanded Learning

School's Out Washington
Tacoma Public Schools - Budget Office

Momentum Building

Affordable Housing Consortium Tacoma-Pierce CountyGig Harbor Now News North Pierce County Community Coalition  Tacoma Anchor Network 
Asia Pacific Cultural Center Grantmakers for Thriving Youth Pacific Lutheran University Tacoma Library Foundation
Bethel Community Services  Institute for Black Justice Prairie Ridge Community Coalition  Tacoma Public Schools 
Birth to 25 (B-25) Advisory BoardKey Peninsula Partnership for a Healthy Community  RAIN IncubatorThe Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at Valley Cities  
Black Home InitiativeKNKX REACH Center University of Washington Tacoma
Blue Zones Leave 10 South Sound Seeds of Peace 
Civic Commons Milgard Women’s Initiative South Sound Philanthropy Summit 
Emergency Food Network Mountain View Community Center  South Sound Planned Giving Council 


Shunpike Arts CollectiveREACH CenterA Step Ahead 
NorthStar AdvocatesSecond CycleEatonville Area Council dba Eatonville Family Agency