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Trust-Based Philanthropy in the South Sound

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Trust-Based Philanthropy

During the pandemic, many foundations changed their funding processes in response to the urgent needs faced by communities. To ease the burden on organizations and get funds to where they were needed most as quickly as possible, our sector saw an emergence of trust-based philanthropy. Trust-based philanthropy is rooted in the concept that funder-grantee relationships > Continue Reading


21-Day Equity Challenge

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United Way of Pierce County invites you to participate in the 21-Day Equity Challenge to become a leader in the fight for equity. You can help end racism and build a community in which people’s outcomes in life are not determined by their skin color. Through 21 days of equity challenges, you will gain awareness > Continue Reading


PIERCE COUNTY CONNECTED Spotlight: Working Together To Feed Our Neighbors

Filed Under: Philanthropy,PIERCE COUNTY CONNECTED - Posted @ 4:44pm

PIERCE COUNTY FOOD ACCESS: The Need, Resources, and How You Can Help As the public health response to COVID-19 in Pierce County escalated on March 13, 2020, United Way of Pierce County and Greater Tacoma Community Foundation partnered for an aligned philanthropic response to emerging community needs. Together, they launched the PIERCE COUNTY CONNECTED fund, seeded with $1,750,000 > Continue Reading


From Poverty to Possibilities (3rd Annual Poverty Summit)

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With special guest and keynote speaker, Maurice Jones, president and CEO of the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC), a national community development financial institution, we will present current issues that are blocking people from escaping poverty. If you attended last year’s summit, you helped to uncover some of the systemic issues like the childcare benefits > Continue Reading


Celebrate Community

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Join us on April 17th for a perfect blend of great food/ beverages, live music and networking with leaders in business, health and human services and passionate community leaders from across the County. During the evening we’ll reveal moments of inspiration, insights and highlights revealing this year’s difference-makers in our community. After a brief program, > Continue Reading


Unleashing Philanthropic Potential through Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Filed Under: Philanthropy,Professional Advisors - Posted @ 11:48am

Philanthropic leaders from around the region embraced the potential for greater donor diversity at the South Sound Philanthropy Summit in September. Hosted by two volunteer-led organizations, AFP South Sound and South Sound Planned Giving Council, the Summit brought together development professionals, allied professionals, professional advisers, and philanthropists for a day of education and networking.   > Continue Reading