THE FOUNDATION

The Foundation for Tacoma Students is the backbone nonprofit and staff dedicated to ensuring the continuity, stability and growth of the Graduate Tacoma community-wide movement.


Serving as the only cradle-to-career intermediary in Tacoma, the Foundation for Tacoma Students plays the unique role
of helping align organizations, institutions and individuals — community partners — around positive outcomes for students.

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FOUNDATION VALUES
EQUITY

We believe every child has the capacity to be successful with the right resources and support

INCLUSION

We are strengthened by diversity and inclusive of all community voices

TRANSPARENCY

We share data and information to influence and improve outcomes for youth

INNOVATION

We test and try new ideas and actions

ACCOUNTABILITY

We trust in collective ownership and shared responsibility

COLLABORATION

We believe in collaboration as the best pathway to achieving our goals