Giving that Creates Meaningful Impact

Leave A Legacy

Generosity Across Generations

From simple bequests to complex estate plans to life income gifts, Greater Tacoma Community Foundation offers opportunities to make your mark by leaving a legacy. Many people choose to leave charitable assets or gifts to GTCF through their estates, and we offer significant expertise in planned gifts.

Read about the potential legacy giving has in Pierce County in this 2021 Transfer of Wealth report.

Our Planned Giving website offers information on gift options, as well as helpful tools like examples of Bequest Language:

I hereby give, devise and bequeath _________ and No/100 dollars ($DOLLARS) to Greater Tacoma Community Foundation, a nonprofit organization located at 950 Pacific Ave, Tacoma, WA, 98402, Federal Tax ID #91-1007459, for Greater Tacoma Community Foundation’s general use and purpose.

Donors who name GTCF in their estate plans are recognized as members of the Legacy Society.


If you or your advisor has questions about estate gifts, please call Evelyn Ryberg with our Philanthropic Services Group at 253.345.4172.


GTCF Legacy Society Members

Tony and Linda AndersonDick and Mary Foege*Anthony S. and Bernice M. LazarKyile Lee Schreiner*
Julie L. Anderson and David K. Bates FundLaura Foltz*Amy and David LewisKit and Gary Severson
Mary Jane Aram*James E. Frail*George and Mary Long*Lloyd Silver*
Lea ArmstongElaine M. Fredrickson*Mrs. Grace M. LynchBelle S. Smith*
Elva Austin*Aurel A. Fries*Joe and Gloria MayerCindy A. Smith
George and Dorothy Babare*Fuchs-Harden Family*Jean McCordSharon Snuffin
Baker Family*William J. Gazecki*Dr. Charles and Edith McGill*James and Myrna Sparks
Leola B. Baron*Charles E. and Thelma T. Gilmur*David and Jeanne McGoldrickShelby Clayson & Elaine Stafford
William and Margaret BartonBarb Granger*Sue Barrett and Rick MeederMarjorie H. Stansfield*
T.E. Batey, Jr. Family FundBetty J. Green*Joann Merrill and Wally CroshawJanie & Kirk Starr
John and Regina BecqueGrogan FamilyGrace M. and Bernard S. Miller*David L. Strait*
Karen BellamyThomas A. Hackstadt and Laura T. HackstadtEmma Alida Moir*Angelica Strunz*
Charles W. BinghamRyan Alan Hade*Claire K. Morris*Doris G. Stucke
Carolyn BlasdelWilliam and Noel HagensEdgar Morrison*Mary Helen and Erling Thompson*
Margaret J. Bock*Dr. C. Stevens and Cynthia E. HammerRichard D. Mosier*Sheri and Jeffrey Tonn
Mrs. Ruth H. Bramhall*Mary W. HammondMichael E. Mowat and Janet K. RunbeckDr. Pamela J. Transue
Marydale Brooks*James and Enid HarrisBob MyrickTimothy and Barbara Tucci
James and Ann BrownMike and Nancy HarrisSue D. Nilsson*Earl and June Veverka*
Allen Capps*Frances Heidner*Pan FamilyBob and Emily Vincent
Rick and Francie CarrJohn and Carole HolmaasViola and Roger Paris*Heartie Griggs Wagner*
Mark Cockerill and Marie KennedySuzanne O’Neil JohnsonGayle PeachJames L. Walton
T. Gary and Diane ConnettKathleen Susan KeeleJames W. and Frances C. Petersen*Virginia Funkley Ward*
Mable Crate*Kevin and Sherrana KildunOscar* and Virginia PetersonAgnes J. Waterhouse*
Doris B. Crow*Howard R. Kilworth*Raymond and Bernice Phillips*Fred O. and Anona Weber*
Ann and Peter DarlingJune R. Kilworth*Vinod K. Rajpaul*Whitney Family
Joseph H. Easterday*William W. Kilworth*Dr. Jerry V. Ramsey and Elaine Perdue RamseyAnn and James* Wiborg
Ruth Murphy Evans*J. Thomas KueblerRedford FamilyFred Wilkeson*
Loretta Faust*John and Evelyn La FondJohn and Jean Reine*Donald R. and Mary E. Williams*
June Fayette*Charles R. Lane*Pearl Rose*M. Wayne Williams
Harold R. and Jessie B. Flowers*Janice Y. LarsonAnna M. Rundquist*Anonymous (34)