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TCC Foundation

TCC Foundation




The TCC Foundation was established in 1967 by a group of civic and business leaders dedicated to the continued success of Tacoma Community College. It is incorporated as a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) corporation to accept and administer gifts on behalf of the college. The Foundation receives bequests and donations from individuals, corporations and foundations to enhance the quality of teaching and learning. Gifts to the Foundation benefit programs and activities that are not funded through state operating and capital budgets.

The purpose of the Tacoma Community College Foundation is to:

  • Secure private financial resources
  • Enhance educational, cultural and work force opportunities that may otherwise be unavailable
  • Advocate for the college

Annual gifts, multi-year pledges and planned gifts are used to support a variety of activities, including but not limited to:

  • Scholarships and Grants
  • Library and Learning Resources
  • International Programs
  • Early Learning Center
  • Academic and Student Programs
  • Athletic Activities
  • Arts Programs
  • Literacy and Developmental Education
  • Employee Professional Development and Awards