Our Grantees

The following is a list of nonprofit organizations that received competitive grants from Greater Tacoma Community Foundation (GTCF) in 2016. 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.

Building Capacity Grantees

Peace Community Center
R. Merle Palmer Minority Scholarship Foundation
Center for Dialog & Resolution
Tacoma Art Museum
Communities in Schools of Lakewood
Center for Food Preservation Arts
Tacoma Area Coalition of Individuals with Disabilities
Tacoma Opera Association
Citizens for a Healthy Bay
ACT 1 Theatre Productions
9th & 10th Horse Cavalry Buffalo Soldiers Museum
Community Health Worker Collaborative of Pierce County
Elements of Education Partners
Hearing, Speech & Deafness Center
Hilltop Artists
Nisqually River Foundation
Samdhana-Karana Yoga
Shared Housing Services
Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber Foundation
Tacoma Pierce County Health Department
Courage 360
South Pierce County
Historical Society
Pierce Conservation District
American Leadership Forum of Tacoma-Pierce County
Rainbow Center

 

Strengthening Pierce County Grantees (General Operating Grants)

Wishing Well Foundation
Alchemy Indoor Skate Park & Education Center
Arts & Culture Coalition of Pierce County
Exceptional Families Network
New Connections
Parents and Students in Action
Red Barn Association
Tacoma Concert Band
Tacoma Historical Society
Tacoma Tool Library
Mountain View Community Center
American Leadership Forum of Tacoma-Pierce County
Communities in Schools of Puyallup
Foss Waterway Seaport
Foundation for Healthy Generations
Harbor WildWatch
Hearing, Speech & Deafness Center
Mustard Seed Project of Key Peninsula
Samdhana-Karana Yoga
Second Cycle
Tacoma Area Coalition for Individuals with Disabilities
Trinity Presbyterian Church
PCC Farmland Trust
Communities in Schools of Lakewood
Consejo Counseling and Referral Service
Exodus Housing
Oasis Youth Center
R. Merle Palmer Minority Scholarship Foundation
Rainbow Center
Shared Housing Services
Safe Streets Campaign

 

Strengthening Pierce County Multi-Year Grantees

Catherine Place
New Phoebe House Association
Tacoma Youth Symphony Association
Washington Engage
Mockingbird Society

 

Summer Learning Grantees

Fab-5
Hilltop Artists
Communities in Schools of Lakewood
Parents and Students in Action
Northwest Leadership Foundation
Peace Community Center
YMCA of Pierce and Kitsap Counties

 

Youth Philanthropy Board Grantees

Rescue Mission
Harbor WildWatch
Asia Pacific Cultural Center
Trinity Presbyterian Church
Hilltop Artists
Northwest Leadership Foundation
R. Merle Palmer Minority Scholarship Foundation
YMCA of Pierce and Kitsap Counties
REACH Center
Dream Music Project
Oasis Youth Center

 

Fund for Women & Girls Grantees

AAUW-WA
Pierce County Housing Authority
Courage 360
Goodwill of the Olympics and Rainier Region
Korean Women’s Association
Emergency Food Network of Tacoma and Pierce County
Freedom Education Project Puget Sound
Girl Scouts of Western Washington
Hilltop Artists
Catherine Place
New Phoebe House Association