Neighborhood leaders and grassroots organizations can obtain up to $1500 to improve Tacoma and Pierce County with a Spark Grant. Grant applications are due by March 18.
The Greater Tacoma Community Foundation awards these grants to “support everyday people who want to spark positive change.” South Sound Together sponsors this round of grants. Here is a look at the nine current Spark Grant projects.
Mayor Strickland shares information about President Xi’s visit to Tacoma at the World Affairs Council Tacoma’s Consular Reception, Sept. 24.
Learn about the President of China’s recent visit to Tacoma and what it means to our region in a free talk at the University of Washington on December 2 at 6 p.m. Tacoma Mayor Strickland and Port Commissioner Bacon will share their insights about President Xi’s September 23 visit and how it may improve our economy and educational and cultural ties.
Learning about economic development at the World Trade Center Tacoma’s PNW-China Trade & Investment luncheon, Sept. 23.
The World Affairs Council Tacoma and the University of Washington’s Institute for Global Engagement sponsor this free event. For more information or to RSVP, please see the event flyer.
** Update ** The World Affairs Council Tacoma summarizes this first “Global Classroom” event in this event recap.