Welcome to the Greater Gig Harbor Foundation!

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  • Mission
  • About
  • Projects
  • Programs
  • Community Funds
  • Heritage Fund
  • Services
We work collaboratively to build, bridge and enrich the greater Gig Harbor and Key Peninsula region by raising funding, advocating for and providing support to help meet diverse community needs in five core areas essential to sustaining vibrant healthy communities across our peninsulas.

Ten Reasons to Establish a Heritage Fund with the Greater Gig Harbor Foundation:
1. We are a local organization with deep roots in the community and broad expertise regarding community issues and needs.
2. We provide highly personalized service tailored to your charitable interests.
3. Through our donor advised funds you can direct annual grants to causes you care about most.
4. We accept a wide variety of assets and can facilitate complex forms of giving.
5. Our tax status assures for the maximization of tax advantages under state and federal law.
6. We partner with your advisors to create highly effective approaches to charitable giving.
7. We maximize the impact of your gift by pooling donations and grants.
8. We build endowment funds to benefit the community in perpetuity while helping to create personal legacies.
9. We convene agencies and coordinate resources to ensure that your gift is dedicated to your passions, not administrative needs.
10. We offer the opportunity to connect with other donors across our greater Gig Harbor and Key Peninsula community.
Find out more here: gigharborfoundation/heritagefund

Taking your good to great…

What is the good that you create in the world? Whether it’s arts and culture, education, parks, environment, recreation, human services or something completely unique, your organization is in the business of creating change that benefits our greater peninsula community.

But, what if you could magnify that change? What if, with a bit of support and shared knowledge, you could take your good to great?

As a result of work that began in 2012 with over 50 community nonprofit organization participants, the Greater gig Harbor Foundation will launch a range of services to support local nonprofits in their work to create positive change in our communities by providing resources, training, consultation and technical assistance.

Initial a la carte offerings, in contract increments of 100, 200, or 400 hours, will include:

  • Fund Development
  • Grants Research & Development
  • Marketing & Communications
  • Strategic Planning

Stay tuned for announcement and full details.

What is Fiscal Sponsorship?
  • ONE Community Appeal 2019

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    Through your generosity, the Greater Gig Harbor Foundation is changing lives in our community.

    How would it make you feel to know that - because of you - thousands in our community will not go hungry and will be looking forward to the New Year with hope? Or, that hundreds of local youth will get the chance to experience early learning programs, or to participate in area sports and recreation programs - regardless of their family's ability to pay? Or, that you inspired just one young person to become a painter, a scientist, a teacher? How would it make you feel,

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