Since 2005, the Woodworth Family Foundation has been contributing to the Tacoma / Pierce County region by supporting community organizations through grants. In 2022, the Foundation supported:

Education >>

Foundation for Tacoma Students, Tacoma >> Graduate Tacoma!

The Foundation for Tacoma Students is building and supporting Tacoma's community-wide movement, Graduate Tacoma!, to help every child achieve success from cradle to college to career. The Foundation is a catalyst for collective action, building a culture of high expectations and shared-community responsibility for student success and educational excellence.

We also supported:
  • Ark Institute of Learning
  • Building Youth Through Music
  • College Success Foundation
  • Financial Beginnings Washington
  • Foundation for Tacoma Students
  • MultiCare Health Foundation
  • Pacific Lutheran University
  • Pierce College Foundation
  • Point Defiance Zoological Society
  • South Sound Outreach
  • University of Puget Sound
  • University of Washington Foundation
  • Washington Trails Association

Youth Services >>

Boys & Girls Clubs of South Puget Sound, Tacoma >> Annual Operations

We believe that the best way to support the Boys & Girls Clubs’ mission of enabling all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential is to support the annual operation of the clubs.

We also supported:
  • Degrees of Change
  • KidVantage
  • Northwest Education Access
  • Pierce County AIDS Foundation
  • R Merle Parlmer Minority Scholarship
  • Second Cycle Community Bike Shop
  • Sibling Strong
  • TeamChild
  • The Wishing Well Foundation
  • Treehouse
  • Youth Marine Foundation

Health Care >>

The Foundations of MultiCare >>

Partnering for healing and a healthy future through philanthropy, the Foundations of MultiCare help ensure that all MultiCare patients, from birth to end of life, receive quality, family-centered health care regardless of ability to pay.

We also supported:
  • Mary Bridge Children's Foundation
  • Medical Teams International
  • Neighborhood Clinic
  • Pierce County Project Access
  • South Sound Care Foundation
  • YMCA of Pierce and Kitsap Counties

Human Services >>

Emergency Food Network, Pierce County >>

We support EFN and their mission "to provide Pierce County with a consistant, diverse, and nutritious food supply so that no person goes hungry."

We also supported:
  • A Step Ahead
  • American Red Cross
  • Associated Ministries of Tacoma-Pierce County
  • Catholic Community Services
  • CJK Community Homes
  • Emergency Food Network of Tacoma
  • Exodus Housing
  • First5Fundamentals
  • Franke Tobey Jones
  • GHP Fish
  • Harbor Hope Center
  • Mountain View Community Center
  • Network Services
  • Pierce County Library Foundation
  • Puget Sound Foursquare
  • Puyallup Food Bank
  • Puyallup Valley St. Francis House
  • Tacoma Urban League
  • Tacoma Rescue Mission
  • Trust for Public Lands
  • United Way of Pierce County
  • USO, Inc.
  • Valeo Vocation