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The Cruel Irony of Micromanaged Microgrants
Foundation: Greater Tacoma Community Foundation

Many nonprofits seek foundation grants either as a central part or a ... But others have adopted microgrants as a strategy to catalyze...more

Pets to be Saved Thanks to The Greater Tacoma Community Foundation
Foundation: Greater Tacoma Community Foundation

TACOMA, WA – The Humane Society for Tacoma & Pierce County (the Society) has been awarded more than $14,000 in grants from planned giving funds managed by The Greater Tacoma Community...more

Barb Granger Charitable Fund
Foundation: Greater Tacoma Community Foundation

Greater Tacoma Community Foundation · About · People & Partners · Our Work · Mission & History · Employment · Financial Information · Giving · Gift Options · Planned Giving...more

Women: We're Stronger Together
Foundation: Greater Tacoma Community Foundation

Editor's Note: March is Women's History Month, and March 8 is International Women's Day. Both provide an opportunity to reflect on the power of women coming together to support and learn from one...more

Rising Rates, Flat Funding: What's at Stake?
Foundation: Greater Tacoma Community Foundation

Greater Tacoma Community Foundation has been involved with housing issues in Pierce County through different initiatives. In 2011, GTCF participated in a blue-ribbon commission to address youth...more

Tacoma Musical Playhouse presents 'My Way: A Musical Tribute to Frank Sinatra'
Foundation: Greater Tacoma Community Foundation

Special thanks to TMP's 2017/2018 season sponsors including The Dimmer Family Foundation, Jason Light at Edward Jones University Place, The Florence B. Kilworth Foundation, The Gottfried and Mary...more

Tax Reform and Opportunities For Year-End Giving
Foundation: Greater Tacoma Community Foundation

Greater Tacoma Community Foundation is committed to providing you the best resources for your philanthropic goals. We know that people do not give because of tax incentives but with this change it...more

Home-Grown Leadership in Pierce County
Foundation: Greater Tacoma Community Foundation

In 2017, Greater Tacoma Community Foundation awarded $500,000 in single and multi-year grants to 39 nonprofit organizations through its Strengthening Pierce County program, which provides general...more

Culture Corner A Guide to Cultural Organizations of Tacoma
Foundation: Greater Tacoma Community Foundation

The tour will conclude at 6:15 p.m., at the opening reception for Greater Tacoma Community Foundation's Foundation of Art Award, located at...more

Art News Roundup
Foundation: Greater Tacoma Community Foundation

The Greater Tacoma Community Foundation will honor 10 Pierce County visual artists for the 10th Foundation of Art Award in recognition of the...more

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Pierce County, WA
Pierce County, WA

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How is Philanthropy Getting Nerdier?


How is Philanthropy Getting Nerdier?

SiMPACT ponders on the importance of data in philanthropy after an  episode of the This American Life (#503 – I was Just Trying to Help), an episode which portrays an organization with a not-so conventional idea about charity.


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