COVID-19 Response

With expansive school closures and particular strain on local industry due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Foundation for Tacoma Students is here to support community members and the partners who make up the Graduate Tacoma movement. When school is out, community is in. 

Tacoma Learns

Search our online directory of resources for available drive-up meal sites, remote learning tools, information regarding emergency relief for basic needs and much more.

Student Access Fund

Your support and contributions will help close learning gaps for students during the COVID-19 pandemic and ensure students have the tools necessary to participate in virtual learning.

Pierce County Connected

United Way of Pierce County and Greater Tacoma Community Foundation partnered to support organizations who provide services addressing human service needs related to COVID-19.


This map includes WIFI signals from Xfinity, along with access points contributed by Graduate Tacoma partner organizations, government agencies, and local small businesses. Our map focuses on providing access to neighborhoods with low home Internet connectivity. Xfinity WiFi hotspots are available to anyone who needs them for free during the COVID-19 pandemic, including non-Xfinity customers.
Click on a map point to bring up its location, address, and notes on connecting.


With the generous support of philanthropy and community partners, Tacoma Public School students in need are eligible for one free year of internet access to help relieve technology barriers and allow all students access to online education.


Please share the informational flyers below, which provide more information on how to access WIFI services based on zip code.



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