The goal of the Foundation is to increase the permanent endowment to $1 million. Already earnings have enabled the Foundation to fund college scholarships and to make grants to local charities serving Lakewood’s greatest needs. The following grants have been made that directly serve Lakewood charities, children and families.

Foundation Issues $13,000 in Grants for 2014

The Lakewood Community Foundation Fund is pleased to announce it has approved and distributed $13,000 in grants benefiting the Lakewood community for 2014. Beneficiaries are:

Springbrook Youth Summer Program
In memory of Akiko Cherry
$ 1,000.00
Communities in Schools of Lakewood
After School programs
$ 2,000.00
Pierce College Foundation
Lakewood Computer Clubhouse
$ 1,000.00
Caring for Kids
Ready to Learn Fair
$ 3,000.00
Clover Park Technical College
Scholarships
$ 2,000.00
Boys & Girls Club of Lakewood
BOTTLab
$ 2,000.00
YMCA
Lakewood Summer Swim Program
$ 1,000.00
Associated Ministries
Paint Lakewood Beautiful
$ 1,000.00
   
Total $ 13,000.00

The Lakewood Community Foundation Fund (LCFF) is currently a $800,000 dollar endowment raised by citizens and businesses in Lakewood desiring to keep Lakewood a wonderful community in which to live work and play. The fund allows us a way to give back to our community for the exceptional opportunities and quality of life Lakewood provides. The needs of the most unfortunate among us are great and at times, overpowering. We can to make a difference in the lives of our fellow citizens through the Foundation.

To donate or apply for a grant write to:
Lakewood Community Foundation Fund
A fund of Greater Tacoma Community Foundation
P O Box 99190 
Lakewood, WA 98499

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2015 Grant Application Now Being Accepted

The Lakewood Community Foundation Fund (LCFF) is currently a $800,000 permanent endowment raised by citizens and businesses in Lakewood desiring to ensure that Lakewood remains a wonderful community in which to live, work and play. The fund is intended to provide funding to give back to the community for the exceptional opportunities and quality of life in Lakewood enjoyed by our more fortunate residents. LCFF is an endowment for Lakewood’s future. In 2015 LCFF will award $15,000 in grant funding to promote an improved community in Lakewood.

Non-profit organizations with a focus on Lakewood are encouraged to apply. Successful applicants will demonstrate outcomes provided by grant funding that will measurably improve quality of life in Lakewood.  Applicants must be a 501(c) (3) pubic charity, or present a capacity to partner with a 501(c) (3) agency. Collaborations among organizations applying for a grant, or linking separate applicants for grants in coordinated projects to improve living, working, or recreational conditions in Lakewood quality are encouraged.

Applications must be received by April 1, 2015 to be considered. It can also be accessed from the frequently asked questions page. Completed grant applications may be delivered to 5127 112th St SW, Lakewood, WA 98499 or mailed to P.O. Box 99190, Lakewood, WA 98496.

For additional questions on the purpose of the grant or the application process, please contact Lakewood Community Foundation Fund's Dave Betz at (253) 588-2132.

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2014 Grant Application Now Being Accepted

The Lakewood Community Foundation Fund (LCFF) is currently a half million dollar permanent endowment raised by citizens and businesses in Lakewood desiring to ensure that Lakewood remains a wonderful community in which to live, work and play. The fund is intended to provide funding to give back to the community for the exceptional opportunities and quality of life in Lakewood enjoyed by our more fortunate residents. LCFF is an endowment for Lakewood’s future. In 2014 LCFF will award $15,000 in grant funding to promote an improved community in Lakewood.

Non-profit organizations with a focus on Lakewood are encouraged to apply. Successful applicants will demonstrate outcomes provided by grant funding that will measurably improve quality of life in Lakewood. Applicants must be a 501(c) (3) pubic charity, or present a capacity to partner with a 501(c) (3) agency. Collaborations among organizations applying for a grant, or linking separate applicants for grants in coordinated projects to improve living, working, or recreational conditions in Lakewood quality are encouraged.

Applications must be received by April 1, 2014 to be considered. It can also be accessed from the frequently asked questions page. Completed grant applications may be delivered to 5127 112th St SW, Lakewood, WA 98499 or mailed to P.O. Box 99190, Lakewood, WA 98496.

For additional questions on the purpose of the grant or the application process, please contact Lakewood Community Foundation Fund's Dave Betz at (253) 588-2132.

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Financial information page now updated

The Foundation fund is $548,706 as of June 30, 2013

Foundation Issues $15,000 in Grants for 2013

The Lakewood Community Foundation is pleased to announce the grants approved and distributed for the benefit of the Lakewood community for the year 2013 as follows:

Boys and Girls Club
Great Futures Program
$ 3,000.00
Caring for Kids
Ready to Learn
$ 3,000.00
Communities in Schools
After School Program
$ 2,000.00
Associated Ministries
Paint Tacoma/Lakewood Paint 10 Houses in Lakewood
$ 1,000.00
Pierce College Foundation
Computer Clubhouse
$ 3,000.00
Lakewood Lions
Springbrook Park
$ 1,000.00
Unfinished Mission
Veterans Program
$ 2,000.00
   
Total $ 15,000.00

To donate or apply for a grant write to:
Lakewood Community Foundation
A fund of Greater Tacoma Community Foundation
P O Box 99190
Lakewood, WA 98499

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