Poverty in Pierce County

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Children in poverty exist throughout Pierce County, but not equally. There are several areas in Pierce County with extremely high populations of young children (under age 12) living in households with income below the federal poverty level.

Center for Strong Families Network

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United Way of Pierce County is pleased to announce that Sound Outreach and Goodwill have been selected as partners to help low-income families through United Way’s first two Center for Strong Families, slated to open later this summer.

Map of Tacoma Homicides

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Should violence be more than a law enforcement issue and considered an emerging public health issue as other areas have suggested?

Local Grants for your Small Project or Program

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The process of finding grants typically begins with prospect research. Foundations generally give based on subject and geographic region, so look for funders whose interests match your organization's mission, programs, populations served, and locations served.