2017-2018 Community Grants

Franciscan Foundation…for it is in giving that we receive

In addition to receiving a record amount of contributions from individuals and organizations we have given back to our communities by distributing over $400,000 in grants to the following organizations and programs:

  • Advancing Leadership
  • ARK Institute of Learning
  • American Red Cross
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of South Puget Sound
  • Broadway Center for the Performing Arts
  • Cascade Regional Blood Center
  • Catholic Community Services – Nativity House
  • Centerforce
  • Children’s Museum of Tacoma
  • Communities in Schools
  • Emergency Food Network
  • Family Renewal Shelter
  • Greater Metroparks Foundation
  • New Phoebe House
  • NW Furniture Bank
  • Pierce County Project Access
  • RallyPoint/6
  • South Sound Dream Center
  • Sound Outreach
  • Step by Step
  • Prison Pet Partnership
  • St. Leo Church
  • St. Vincent De Paul Society
  • TEARS Foundation
  • The Rescue Mission

Our mission

Nurturing the healing ministry of the Sisters of St. Francis, the Franciscan Foundation is dedicated to raising funds and supporters for Virginia Mason Franciscan Health in order to create healthier communities and ensure the availability of quality health care for all, regardless of ability to pay.