Our Grantees

Since 1981, GTCF has partnered with local nonprofits to support a vast array of services and opportunities throughout Pierce County. Thanks to the generosity of our donors, we offer grant opportunities that strengthen and enhance our community to make Pierce County a better place to live.

The following is a list of nonprofit organizations that received competitive grants from Greater Tacoma Community Foundation in 2017.

Strengthening Pierce County Grantees

Alchemy Skateboarding & Education Center
American Leadership Forum of Tacoma-Pierce County
ARK Institute of Learning
Arts & Culture Coalition of Pierce County
Building Beyond the Walls
Communities In Schools of Lakewood
Communities In Schools of Peninsula
Communities In Schools of Puyallup
Families Unlimited Network
Financial Beginnings
Gig Harbor BoatShop
Harbor WildWatch
Hearing, Speech & Deaf Center
Job Carr Cabin Museum
Make-A-Wish Alaska and Washington
Nisqually Land Trust
Pierce County AIDS Foundation
Rebuilding Together South Sound
Samdhana-Karana Yoga A Healing Arts Center
Second Cycle
Shared Housing Services
South Sound CARE Foundation
St. Leo Food Connection
Tacoma Area Coalition of Individuals with Disabilities
Tacoma Concert Band
Tacoma Historical Society
The Wishing Well Foundation
Trinity Presbyterian Church

Multi-Year SPC Grantees

Communities In Schools of Tacoma
Eatonville Family Agency
Peninsula Hands On Art
R. Merle Palmer Minority Scholarship Foundation
Tacoma Tool Library

Fund for Women and Girls Grantees

Emergency Food Network
Foundation for Healthy Generations
Girl Scouts of Western Washington
Hilltop Artists
HopeSparks
New Phoebe House Association
Pierce County AIDS Foundation
YMCA of Pierce and Kitsap Counties
YWCA Pierce County

Neighborhood & Coalition Grantees

Cambodian Women’s Networking Association
Gig Harbor Key Peninsula Suicide Prevention Coalition
Prairie Ridge Community Coalition
Ruston Point Defiance Business District
Tacoma Refugee Choir Project
White River Families First Coalition

Summer Learning Grantees

Boys & Girls Clubs of South Puget Sound
Fab-5
Hilltop Artists
Northwest Leadership Foundation
Parents and Students In Action
Peace Community Center
YMCA of Pierce and Kitsap Counties

Spark Grantees

Jeni Woock- Meaningful Movies in Gig Harbor
Erin Guinup- Multi-cultural Community Choir
Kimberly Caldwell- Prairie Ridge Park Improvement Project
Cindy Schaarschmidt- Ride Like a Girl