Individuals & Families
Your charitable giving can do exponentially more through GTCF.
GTCF’s Philanthropic Advisors can help you direct your charitable giving to connect your intention with action.
Our greatest assets are long-term, trusted relationships with people and organizations across Pierce County. Combined with our philanthropic tools, we help you build pathways for charitable giving that can make a difference now, and for generations to come.
Contact GTCF’s Philanthropic Advisors to develop a customized approach for your charitable giving – and the causes that matter to you.
GTCF Offers Personalized Tools & Support To Help You
- Maximize Your Giving
- Find Your Fund
- Leave A Legacy
- Partner With Your Financial Advising Team
- Find Answers To Frequently Asked Questions
- Get Started Today
Maximize Your Giving
Your philanthropic giving is as unique as you are. GTCF’s Philanthropic Advisors have a variety of tools to help you develop your philanthropic vision and achieve the greatest impact in community.
- Learn more about maximizing your giving from The Philanthropy Toolkit: An Introduction to Giving Effectively
Find Your Fund
GTCF offers a range of fund options that can ensure your giving makes an impact now and for generations to come.
- Learn more about Fund Options.
Leave A Legacy
From simple bequests to complex estate plans to life income gifts, GTCF 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
- Donors who name GTCF in their estate plans are recognized as members of the Legacy Society.
For a free Legacy Plan Consultation contact Stacey Guadnola, Director of Philanthropic Engagement 253.345.4171
Partner With Your Financial Advising Team
GTCF’s Philanthropic Advisors work in partnership with Financial Advisors like Estate Attorneys, CPAs, Investment Advisors, and others to maximize positive social impact when determining client’s financial and estate planning goals.
Frequently Asked Questions
- What do I get out of working with GTCF for my fund stewardship?
After more than four decades in Pierce County, GTCF knows a lot about philanthropy. Your Philanthropic Advisor can connect you with a wide variety of tools, insights into achieving impact, community knowledge, and personal relationships that can make the most of your charitable giving for the causes that matter most to you.
- How do I make sure my money makes a difference for the causes that matter to me?
With GTCF, you get a trusted local partner with decades of experience in charitable giving in Pierce County. Your Philanthropic Advisor can help you sort through the variety of direct and planned giving options to find the best options to meet your philanthropic and charitable giving goals.
- What kind of giving options does GTCF provide?
GTCF offers many philanthropic tools for your giving based on your goals for philanthropic impact, financial security, family involvement, and other areas related to giving and charitable estate planning. GTCF can help design a custom giving solution just for you.
- What can GTCF offer in terms of generational assistance?
GTCF knows Fund Advisors often want to involve their children in discussions about charitable giving, but are not yet ready to share all of the details of their estate. Your Philanthropic Advisors can offer tools and guidance that help with those conversations.
Get Started Today
It’s simple to make a positive difference in the community right away. GTCF’s Philanthropic Advisors can save you time and help you make the most of your giving to build a thriving community now, and for generations to come. Contact a GTCF Philanthropic Advisor today to learn more.