About Us

GTCF is a Community Connector, a Catalyst for Positive Change, and a Trusted Philanthropic Partner.

Since 1981, Greater Tacoma Community Foundation has connected donors, businesses, nonprofit organizations, and members of the community with causes and actions that build a thriving and vibrant Pierce County. Through financial stewardship of more than 500 funds and over $100 million in assets as well as strategic initiatives for the community, GTCF supports the region in realizing its full potential.

Greater Tacoma Community Foundation provides resources like funding, philanthropic services for individual donors, support for community partnerships, and community dialogue around pressing issues. As a nationally accredited nonprofit organization, GTCF supports generosity across generations within Pierce County.


Greater Tacoma Community Foundation has earned its National Standards for U.S. Community Foundations accreditation from the Council on Foundations. This accreditation represents operational effectiveness to foster excellence in community philanthropy.

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