Tacoma Sunrise Rotary supports a variety of community programs through ourTacoma Sunrise Rotary Foundation.

For over 30 years donations from businesses, community supporters and club members have helped Tacoma Sunrise Rotary improve our community and inspire our leaders of tomorrow.
Here are just a few of the causes and major events we support:
  • Lincoln High School Challenge Scholarship Program
    Our scholarship program is designed to help high-achieving students from Tacoma‚Äôs Lincoln High School attend and complete college. 

    We partner with the Palmer Scholars Foundation to provide pre-college readiness training and counseling, annual college scholarships for up to five years. The program also provides  mentoring and social support for these students to increase their likelihood of completing college.
  • Santa Breakfast
    For over 25 years Tacoma Sunrise Rotary Club has partnered with Goodwill to throw a holiday celebration for 600+ members our community. From breakfast, to gift bags of hats, mittens, books, stuffed animals, and a picture with Santa, our annual Santa Breakfast is an extravaganza of holiday cheer!
  • Ocean Fest Youth Story Contest
    The Ocean Fest Youth Story Contest encourages students to learn about the ocean and conservation. Student participants write poems, create original films, and use statistical analysis to tell the story of the ocean.  Tacoma area volunteers and community organizations collaborate with local schools to promote, judge and award prizes to student participants. 
We accomplish this work by raising money at our annual fundraiser dinner and auction.

Those funds go to our Tacoma Sunrise Rotary Foundation, which is a  is a 501c3 Public Charity (Federal Tax ID # 91-1649116).