Grant Application




Organization Name:__________________________EIN:___________



Contact Name:______________________Phone:_____________

Please attach the following: Each should be no longer than a single page.

1.General Description of your organization

2. Amount Requested $___________. If you are requesting funds for a part of your present or proposed program, estimated total program cost $__________________

3. Describe proposed use of funds.

4. Describe how this funding will ultimately benefit your constituents in the broad definition of literacy (i.e., Reading, Writing, Math/Numeracy, Technology).

5. Describe how your program will measure the effect/use of these funds.

If you receive funding, we will expect a brief report at the end of June about the impact these funds have had and how you know.

Deadline: October 1. Please send this application along with supporting materials to: P.O. Box 1328, Gig Harbor WA 98335 or email to


Grants Awarded

The Gig Harbor Garden Tour Association is a 501c3 non-profit organization dedicated to improving literacy in the Gig Harbor and Key Peninsula area. We are totally volunteer and use all profits above expenses from our annual Gig Harbor Garden Tour for grants to support literacy programs. We have given over $30,000 a year for 20 years in grants. Most grants either support tutoring for struggling readers or provide books to students. We have awarded grants in recent years to the following programs:

Gig Harbor Branch, Tacoma Community College Adult literacy Program

Communities in Schools Peninsula

Boys and Girls Club

Gig Harbor and Key Peninsula Libraries

Pediatrics Northwest

Harbor History Museum

Little Free Libraries

Discovery El

ementary School

Minter Creek Elementary School

Vaughn Elementary School

Purdy Elementary School

Evergreen Elementary School

Voyager Elementary School

We are always looking for new opportunities. Grant applications are available on our web site, gigharborgardentou

Our mission is to provide annually a quality garden tour to promote literacy for children and adults on the Gig Harbor and Key Peninsula. 

Contact Us

P.O. Box 1328
Gig Harbor, WA 98335


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