Category: Strengthening Pierce County

Jan
3

Getting Stronger, Together

Filed Under: Strengthening Pierce County - Posted @ 6:09pm

In 2017, Greater Tacoma Community Foundation awarded $500,000 in single and multi-year grants to 39 nonprofit organizations through its Strengthening Pierce County program, which provides general operating support funds. These flexible funds are designed to bolster smaller nonprofits who are addressing critical issues to sustain and build a stronger Pierce County. Greater Tacoma Community Foundation’s > Continue Reading

Dec
29

Data-Driven Decisions from Pierce County Nonprofits

Filed Under: Strengthening Pierce County - Posted @ 1:39pm

In 2017, Greater Tacoma Community Foundation awarded $500,000 in single and multi-year grants to 39 nonprofit organizations through its Strengthening Pierce County program, which provides general operating support funds. These flexible funds are designed to bolster smaller nonprofits who are addressing critical issues to sustain and build a stronger Pierce County. Greater Tacoma Community Foundation’s > Continue Reading

Dec
21

Strategic Risks: Tips for Taking a Chance on Growth from Nisqually Land Trust

Filed Under: Strengthening Pierce County - Posted @ 3:46pm

A New Approach to Preservation Nestled in a small corner of the Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge, the Nisqually Land Trust headquarters blend into the forest with weathered wood-plank walls and a moss-covered roof.  It looks like the perfect setting for an agency dedicated to acquiring and managing critical lands to permanently benefit the > Continue Reading

Dec
18

Home-Grown Leadership in Pierce County

Filed Under: Strengthening Pierce County - Posted @ 3:15pm

In 2017, Greater Tacoma Community Foundation awarded $500,000 in single and multi-year grants to 39 nonprofit organizations through its Strengthening Pierce County program, which provides general operating support funds. These flexible funds are designed to bolster smaller nonprofits who are addressing critical issues to sustain and build a stronger Pierce County. GTCF’s goal is to > Continue Reading

Dec
11

Photos and Gratitude: Tips for Social Media Success from The Wishing Well

Filed Under: Strengthening Pierce County - Posted @ 11:14am

Using Social Media to Build the Donor Community On a recent December afternoon,  The Wishing Well founder, Erika Thompson, and her parents, cleaned up after a group of 35 volunteers from a local Air Force unit had helped paint a newly acquired warehouse space, connected to their existing storefront. As they worked, a woman came > Continue Reading