Proud members of the Olympia Robotics Federation Team #4450Ballet Northwest has been bringing dance to our community since 1970.The Capitol Land Trust preserves land and community for future generations.Boys and Girls Club of Thurston CountyHarmony Hill Cancer Retreat CenterThe Beach Naturalist Program educates & inspires

Save the date — The Community Foundation welcomes Peter Buffet

The Community Foundation of South Puget Sound wel­comes Peter Buffett, award winning com­poser, author, and son of leg­endary investor Warren Buffett, in “Life is What You Make It: A Concert & Conversation.” This live per­for­mance cel­e­brates our community’s phil­an­thropy and The Foundation’s 25th anniversary.

5:30 p.m. Reception | 7 p.m. Program

The Kenneth J. Minnaert Center, SPSCC Tickets $50 / $25 Students

Thursday, May 8, 2014

warrenandpeterbuffetThe event fea­tures Peter Buffett on piano with cellist, Michael Kott, in a multi-media pre­sen­ta­tion of Peter’s life journey. It recalls lessons learned growing up in the Buffett house­hold, to Peter’s dis­cov­ery of the piano, to com­pos­ing Emmy award winning music (Dances With Wolves), and his work as an inter­na­tional philanthropist.

Reserved seating tickets are avail­able at www.washingtoncenter.org or The Washington Center box office.

Please join us as a 2014 Golf Classic Sponsor

The 2014 Community Foundation of South Puget Sound’s charity Golf Classic will be held July 17, 2014 at Indian Summer Golf & Country Club. Over the years, this event has grown to support over $600,000 in annual grants and schol­ar­ships to benefit Thurston, Mason and Lewis county residents.

Special thanks to our early 2014 sponsors!

  • L&E Bottling Company Presenting Sponsor
  • Armour Vickerman
  • Rants Group
  • Kiley Juergens Wealth Management
  • Bruno & Evelyn Betti Foundation
  • Providence Cardiology Associates
  • Green Diamond Resource Co.
  • Acme Fuel
  • Melanie Stewart & Associates
  • Washington State Patrol Troopers Association

Consider joining us as a sponsor or player/team to help make this work pos­si­ble. More infor­ma­tion and reg­is­tra­tion forms are avail­able here. Or email akirske@thecommunityfoundation.com with ques­tions. Thank you!

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Moving Philanthropy Forward

Generosity is a catalyst.

It creates hope and pos­si­bil­ity. It embraces the needs of real people. It cel­e­brates our shared humanity.

So What Does it Take to Give?


Compassion…Initiative…Purpose.  To reach its full poten­tial, gen­eros­ity also needs Integrity and Guidance.

When people decide to give a com­mu­nity is strengthened.

It’s truly as simple as that.