Two Peninsulas • Five Core Areas
Welcome to the Greater Gig Harbor Foundation!
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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 which are all essential to sustaining vibrant healthy communities across our peninsulas.
What We DoWho We AreContact UsGet InvolvedSupportersJobs
Stewards Scholarship FundDonkey Creek Chum FestivalHarbor Family ParkKnight ForestBoundless™ PlaygroundRemoving Barriers ProjectGHKP Make A Difference Day9/11 Memorial ProjectSSI Community Visioning
GGHF Curious by Nature SchoolGreater Gig Harbor Open Studio TourStudents of Distinction
Stewards Scholarship FundGateway Education GrantCommunity Recreation Scholarship FundStudents of Distinction FundCoach Joel Wingard XC Scholarship fund
￼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:
And, on a per event schedule, Board Development and Volunteer Training
Stay tuned for announcement and full details coming in January 2015.
Your community foundation exists to help make our greater peninsula community a healthy, vibrant, and compassionate place to live. We do this by raising funds, advocating for, and providing support for diverse community projects and programs, that support you—our friends and neighbors—in so many ways. Our goal is all people working together as ONE community to improve the quality of life across the greater peninsula. Thanks to you friends like you, the Foundation reached an important milestone