Theory of Action
Greater Tacoma Community Foundation connects people, knowledge, and funding to build a racially equitable, accessible, inclusive Pierce County, now and for generations to come.
GTCF aligns funding and action through strategic philanthropic investments as well as stewardship of more than 600 individual, family, and agency funds.
As a nationally accredited nonprofit community foundation with more than $100 million in assets, GTCF has catalyzed a thriving Pierce County since 1981.
|A racially equitable, accessible, inclusive Pierce County where all people can shape and activate the systems that affect our communities.||Building a thriving Pierce County now and for generations to come as a Catalyst, Connector, and Knowledge Facilitator|
|+ Building Trust + Advancing Equity + Growing Relationships + Continuous Learning||+ Actionable Data + Aligning Philanthropy + Transforming Narratives
+ Building Momentum
|Action Impact Goal||GTCF Impact Goal||Funding Impact Goal|
Catalyze community identification and removal of system barriers rooted in racism around four key building blocks of generational wealth: Housing, Thriving Children and Youth, Access to Capital, Civic Voice and Power.
operational effectiveness to advance racial equity, align funder impact, expand philanthropic investment in Pierce County, deepen a trust-based business culture, and ensure long-term sustainability.
Create opportunities and pathways for Fund Advisors and aligned funders to achieve greater impact through the principles of continuous learning, trust-based
equity, and relationship-driven