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Fund Name   Description
Unrestricted
GTCF Unrestricted Fund Donate
GTCF Unrestricted Fund


Unrestricted gifts to GTCF amplify your philanthropic impact, catalyzing GTCF investments in Pierce County that grow relationships, community partnerships, and knowledge sharing with nonprofits, agencies, and individuals to make your personal giving go further

Field of Interest
Ann R. Wiborg Memorial Fund Donate
Ann R. Wiborg Memorial Fund

The Ann R. Wiborg Memorial Fund was established in 2021 to sustain a vibrant arts culture and enrich the lives of women and girls in Pierce County.

Brian Redman Memorial Fund Donate
Brian Redman Memorial Fund

The Brian Redman Memorial Fund recognizes those who will continue to assist in the development and enhancement of music in our community. This field of interest fund supports music, specifically promoting and enhancing the development of young musicians in the Pierce County community. Awards support efforts that help the community through music.

Greater Tacoma Community Foundation Emergency Relief Fund Donate
Greater Tacoma Community Foundation Emergency Relief Fund

The Greater Tacoma Community Foundation Emergency Relief Fund was created in 2018. Anyone can contribute any amount of money to the fund. One hundred percent of contributions to the fund will be used to support immediate and long-term emergency and disaster relief and recovery efforts in Pierce County. The Greater Tacoma Community Foundation is a public charitable foundation focused on supporting a thriving Pierce County. For nearly four decades, GTCF has partnered with individuals, families, corporations, foundations, and their advisors to connect them with causes and actions that build a thriving and vibrant Pierce County.

GTCF Basic Needs Fund Donate
GTCF Basic Needs Fund

This fund will support Basic Needs such as food, clothing, shelter, transportation, case management and related supports.

Designated
Amateur Athletics / Tacoma Pierce County Sports Commission Operating Fund Donate
Amateur Athletics / Tacoma Pierce County Sports Commission Operating Fund

Contributions to the Amateur Athletics/Tacoma Pierce County Sports Commission Operating Fund help to support the operations of Tacoma South Sound Sports. Tacoma South Sound Sports is a non-profit organization that assists in the development of amateur athletic events in Pierce County.

Barb Granger Charitable Fund Donate
Barb Granger Charitable Fund

This fund represents Barb's lasting legacy for the community and the organizations she supported throughout her life.

Bethel School District Fund Donate
Bethel School District Fund

Gifts to the Bethel School District Foundation Fund help the Foundation support special classroom projects initiated by teachers within the school district as well as events held in conjunction with Bethel Community Services.

Dr. Jerry V. Ramsey and Elaine Perdue Ramsey Fund for Fort Nisqually Donate
Dr. Jerry V. Ramsey and Elaine Perdue Ramsey Fund for Fort Nisqually

Support the Fort Nisqually Foundation for its charitable purposes.

Family Justice Center Foundation Fund Donate
Family Justice Center Foundation Fund

Gifts to the Family Justice Center Foundation Fund are used to support vital victim services at the Crystal Judson Family Justice Center. These services include the Counseling and Support Group Program, the Civil Legal Program, as well as emergency assistance such as emergency housing, transportation, relocation and lock changes.

Fircrest Pool and Community Center Replacement Campaign Donate
Fircrest Pool and Community Center Replacement Campaign

To support the City of Fircrest in their fundraising goal to raise approximately $5 million or more to build a new swimming pool and community center in Fircrest

Foothills Rails to Trails Coalition Fund Donate
Foothills Rails to Trails Coalition Fund

Supports the Foothills Rails to Trails Coalition for its charitable purposes

ForeverGreen Trails Endowment Donate
ForeverGreen Trails Endowment

The ForeverGreen Trails Endowment supports ForeverGreen Trails, a 501c3 nonprofit serving the residents of Pierce County through advocacy, education, promotion, collaboration, and stewardship to facilitate the development of a regional trails network.

ForeverGreen Trails Fund Donate
ForeverGreen Trails Fund

The Forever Green Trails Fund was established to enable ForeverGreen Trails to achieve their goal of an interconnected trail system throughout Pierce County.

Lois Bernstein Fund for the Health and Medicine Careers Pathways Donate
Lois Bernstein Fund for the Health and Medicine Careers Pathways

The purpose of the Health and Medicine Academy Fund is to support the Health and Medicine Academy of Tacoma Public School District. The fund represents a collaborative effort to provide additional support to the HAMA curriculum and student experience.

Mount Tahoma Trails Association Fund Donate
Mount Tahoma Trails Association Fund

Supports the Mount Tahoma Trails Association

Parks on the Foss Campaign Fund Donate
Parks on the Foss Campaign Fund

Gifts to the Parks on the Foss Campaign Fund support the development of two new public parks along the Thea Foss Waterway (the Melanie Dressel Park and the Waterway Park).

Parks on the Foss Campaign Fund-Melanie Dressel Donate
Parks on the Foss Campaign Fund-Melanie Dressel

Gifts to the Parks on the Foss Campaign Fund support the development of the Melanie Dressel Park along the Thea Foss Waterway.

Rain Fund Donate
Rain Fund

RAIN established the RAIN Fund to assist them in building their capacity as a newly formed nonprofit that serves a unique role as a bio technology incubation hub. The vision of RAIN is to train local talent to launch and attract new businesses in Tacoma. This is an innovative and collaborative approach to economic development and education.

South Sound Impact Media Fund Donate
South Sound Impact Media Fund

The South Sound Impact Media Fund is intended to provide support for community-funded journalism at The News Tribune. These journalism "labs" - or reporting teams - aim to bring awareness, understanding and solutions to the most important issues in our community.

South Sound Together Fund Donate
South Sound Together Fund

This fund is intended to make positive impacts on the lifestyle and economy of the South Sound by leveraging aligned community investments and building partnership within the community.

Sue Gygax and Susie Stephens Bicycle Safety Foundation Fund Donate
Sue Gygax and Susie Stephens Bicycle Safety Foundation Fund

To support the Bicycle Alliance of Washington for its charitable purposes in advocacy for bicyclists and promotion of cycling to build a bicycle-friendly Washington

The Children's Fund (endowed) Donate
The Children's Fund (endowed)

The Children's Fund provides scholarships for Pierce County's abused and neglected children so that they may attend or participate in programs to enhance their education, develop skills through vocational training, or become involved in the performing arts and other activities.

Walk the Waterfront Fund Donate
Walk the Waterfront Fund

To protect and preserve the character and the quality of life in the Tacoma's historic residental areas including schools, parks and neighborhoods while creating and protecting parks and public access along the waterfront of Tacoma.

Washington Recreation & Parks Association Designated Endowment Fund Donate
Washington Recreation & Parks Association Designated Endowment Fund

Gifts to the Washington Recreation and Parks Association Designated Endowment Fund support the association's efforts to provide resources for the public and the association membership who create community through people, parks and programs.

Weyerhaeuser NR Company Endowment Fund for the George Weyerhaeuser Pacific Rim Bonsai Collection Donate
Pacific Bonsai Museum Endowment Fund

The Weyerhaeuser Endowment Fund supports the Pacific Bonsai Museum which was created to serve as a cultural and educational resource for the Puget Sound region and beyond. It is one of only two museums in the United States solely dedicated to bonsai.

Donor Advised
A Better Tacoma Waterfront Fund Donate
A Better Tacoma Waterfront Fund

To protect public access along Tacoma's waterfront from the south end of the 11th Street Bridge (Murray Morgan Bridge) on the East side of Thea Foss waterway to the shoreline along the south end of Dock Street and all the way to Point Defiance Park along Tacoma's waterfront.

Ben Faigin Music Opportunity Fund Donate
Ben Faigin Music Opportunity Fund

Music was central to Ben Faigin’s life. Ben started his music training as a toddler, played in orchestras and chamber groups, and later expanded his repertoire to guitar and piano. The Ben Faigin Music Opportunity Fund was established to provide young musicians from under-represented communities and low-income families with scholarship support, and prizes for concert-ready young artists to further their training.

City of Tacoma Rental Assistance Fund Donate
City of Tacoma Rental Assistance Fund

By giving to the City of Tacoma Rental Assistance Fund, you are helping to provide emergency rental assistance to households located within the City of Tacoma impacted by COVID-19 who are at risk of losing their housing. There has never been a more important time for our community to come together and so we are deeply grateful to you for joining in this important work.

D.A.B. Fund Donate
D.A.B. Fund

The Fund was funded by the Honorable Ann W. Brown and David Brown, from the DAF at the Community Foundation for the National Capital Region.

Dead Feminists Fund Donate
Dead Feminists Fund

Established by two local artists, the Dead Feminists Fund supports local nonprofit organizations doing work related to feminism and women's issues.

Fircrest Parks and Recreation Foundation Fund Donate
Fircrest Parks and Recreation Foundation Fund

We are excited that you share our belief that Fircrest parks and programming are core assets to the health and well-being of our great little town. Your donation to this endowment fund will bring us one step closer to achieving our mission to preserve and enhance the quality of Fircrest parks and recreation facilities and programming with a focus on community, livability and equity. If you have any questions about the work of the Fircrest Park and Recreation Foundation, please contact www.fircrestforever.com.

Gig Harbor Land Conservation Fund Donate
Gig Harbor Land Conservation Fund

The Gig Harbor Land Conservation Fund is to preserve natural lands in and around Gig Harbor in perpetuity. An investment in the fund today ensures that Gig Harbor will forever be known for its lush green forests, healthy salmon streams and quiet open spaces that provide habitat for wildlife and natural respites for residents.

John and Lesa Wiborg Endowment Fund Donate
John and Lesa Wiborg Endowment Fund

Jon Crawford Memorial Fund Donate
Jon Crawford Memorial Fund

The Jon Crawford Memorial Fund was created to support the participation and attendance of youth, disabled as well as underprivileged, in sports, sporting events, and outdoor adventures. These activities have the potential to inspire, provide confidence, increase self-esteem, a sense of accomplishment, and appreciation for the outdoors through pure enjoyment.

Lakewood Community Foundation Endowed Fund Donate
Lakewood Community Foundation Endowed Fund

The Lakewood Community Foundation Endowed Fund connects donors with causes that make Lakewood a desirable community in which to live, work and play.

Lynda C. Parker Foundation Fund Donate
Lynda C. Parker Foundation Fund

The Lynda C. Parker Foundation Fund was established in memory of Lynda C. Parker, who taught in the Bethel School District for 40 years. Distributions from the fund are intended to support at-risk students in the Bethel School District.

The Family Fund Donate
The Family Fund

The Family Fund was created to support the families of Pierce County. The Family Fund supports programs that strengthen families and children, promote health equity, and provide evidence-based services.

Treleven Family Foundation Fund Donate
Treleven Family Foundation Fund

The Treleven Family Foundation Fund was established to provide financial contributions to the community with the focus on the enhancement of education, healthcare, and the environment.

Scholarships
Austin Seifert Memorial Scholarship Fund Donate
Austin Seifert Memorial Scholarship Fund

The Austin Seifert Memorial Scholarship was established to provide scholarships, in Austin Seifert's memory, to Lincoln High School students who demonstrate school pride and community service engagement.

Camille Love Memorial Scholarship Fund Donate
Camille Love Memorial Scholarship Fund

The Camille Love Memorial Scholarship Fund was established in 2011 in memory of Camille Love, who was killed in 2009. This fund supports Pierce College students who are interested in the Vet Tech Program.

Christophe Chagnard Scholarship Fund Donate
Christophe Chagnard Scholarship Fund

The Christophe Chagnard Scholarship Fund was created as a lasting means to honor Christophe Chagnard in gratitude for his contribution to the classical music scene in the Puget Sound region. The funds are used to provide an award every year to a deserving young instrumental music student of one of the professional musicians in the Northwest Sinfonietta.

Coach Haase Memorial Fund Donate
Coach Haase Memorial Fund

This scholarship was established in honor of Coach Steven Haase to support students, male or female, who participate in or who are associated with the wrestling program at Bellarmine and Stadium High Schools.

Dick Hannula Scholarship Fund/Wilson High School Class of 1967 Fund Donate
Dick Hannula Scholarship Fund/Wilson High School Class of 1967 Fund

The Dick Hannula Scholarship Fund/Wilson High School Class of 1967 fund was established in 1992 in honor of Dick Hannula, who was the Wilson High School swim coach. Over the years, swim teams coached by Dick Hannula garnered many local, regional, and state honors.

Eliza McCabe Music Scholarship Fund Donate
Eliza McCabe Music Scholarship Fund

The Eliza McCabe Music Scholarship Fund was established in 2006 in memory of Eliza McCabe. It supports art-related lessons or musical instrument rental for 4th through 8th grade students.

Gaven Seastrum Memorial Scholarship Fund Donate
Gaven Seastrum Memorial Scholarship Fund

The Gaven Seastrum Memorial Scholarship Fund was created in 2020 in memory of Gaven, a student at Graham Kapowsin High School. It provides post-secondary funding opportunities for graduating seniors from Graham Kapowsin High School who are interested in pursuing a career in civil service.

James H. Wiborg Memorial Fund Donate
James H. Wiborg Memorial Fund

The James H. Wiborg Memorial Fund was established in 2015 to support high school graduates from Pierce County studying in a science, technology, engineering, or math (STEM) field, as selected by Palmer Scholars.

Julie Grevstad Scholarship Fund Donate
Julie Grevstad Scholarship Fund

The Julie Grevstad Scholarship Fund supports Foss High School graduates who plan to work with at-risk youth. Her scholarship fund allows Julie's work on behalf of our community's youth to continue.

Paul and Michael Healy Memorial Scholarship Fund Donate
Paul and Michael Healy Memorial Scholarship Fund

The Paul Healy Memorial Scholarship Fund was established in 1985 as a memorial to Paul Healy by his beloved family. The scholarship supports Stadium High School seniors who have demonstrated talent in the field of literature, poetry, and writing.

Paul Margelli Memorial Scholarship Fund Donate
Paul Margelli Memorial Scholarship Fund

The Paul Margelli Memorial Scholarship Fund was established in 1984 in memory of Paul Margelli. Paul Margelli was the Stadium High School choral director for 25 years and founded the Stadium Madrigal Singers, a widely acclaimed group that specialized in music of the Elizabethan era.

Rob Meline's "The Right Stuff" Bethel Scholarship Fund Donate
Rob Meline's "The Right Stuff" Bethel Scholarship Fund

The Rob Meline's "The Right Stuff" Bethel Scholarship Fund was created in memory of Rob Meline, who taught in the Bethel School District. The scholarship is to be awarded to a high school graduate from the Bethel School District who intends to study math or science at a public or private, two-year or four-year college or vocational school.

Scholarships, Donor Involved
Anneliese Platzer Nobles Memorial Scholarship Donate
Anneliese Platzer Nobles Memorial Scholarship

Scholarship fund for graduating students at Mt. Tahoma High School to honor Anneliese Platzer Nobles, a beloved counselor at Mt. Tahoma High School

Bob Maguinez Memorial Scholarship Fund Donate
Bob Maguinez Memorial Scholarship Fund

The Bob Maguinez Memorial Scholarship Fund was established in 2005 in honor of Bob Maguinez. The fund provides a one-time scholarship to support Stadium High School senior athletes who have a passion for sports and who plan to pursue post-high school education at an accredited vocational/technical school or college or university.

Dr. & Mrs. James P. Duffy Family Scholarship Fund Donate
Dr. & Mrs. James P. Duffy Family Scholarship Fund

The Dr. & Mrs. James P. Duffy Family Scholarship supports Sumner High School graduating seniors who embody the traits, characteristics or career aspirations valued by the Duffy family.

Thomas Eagle Michlitsch-Rambo Memorial Scholarship Donate
Thomas Eagle Michlitsch-Rambo Memorial Scholarship

The Thomas Eagle Michlitsch-Rambo Memorial Scholarship was established by Shannon Michlitsch in memory of her son, Thomas Eagle Michlitsch-Rambo, a senior at Lakes High School. This fund honors Thomas' legacy by providing scholarships to graduating students at Lakes High School who have college education expenses and are experiencing financial need.

Xavier Cooper Everyone Learns Differently Scholarship Donate
Xavier Cooper Everyone Learns Differently Scholarship

The Xavier Cooper - Everyone Learns Differently Scholarship provides financial assistance to qualified students with learning impairment or disabilities, students who struggle in school due to social and personal challenges, and/or to students who have experienced time in the juvenile justice system who are pursuing higher education at a college, university, community or technical college in the United States.

Other Funds