Frequently Asked Questions
Is Spaceworks Tacoma a non-profit?
Spaceworks Tacoma is a program of the Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber. Any donations to Spaceworks Tacoma are charitable contributions (and may be tax-deductible) through the Chamber Foundation.
Who supports Spaceworks Tacoma?
Currently, support is provided first and foremost by the property owners who provide free space. Operational support and funding comes from the City of Tacoma, the Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber and private funders (like you!). We are seeking funders, volunteers, and more properties to strengthen and grow the program.
Where is Spaceworks Tacoma located?
The Spaceworks Tacoma office is located in the Chamber offices at 950 Pacific Ave, Suite 300 in downtown Tacoma.
How is Spaceworks Tacoma administered?
Staffing for Spaceworks Tacoma is provided by a Spaceworks Coordinator and additional professional staff support to insure successful administration.
Who oversees the program?
Spaceworks Tacoma is guided by a steering committee made of representatives from the partnering agencies (City of Tacoma and Chamber of Commerce) and stakeholders interested in the growth of Tacoma’s micro-business community.
How do you choose participants?
Participation is competitive. Applications are received by Spaceworks staff and then reviewed by a panel who select the artists and entrepreneurs based on quality of work, strength of proposal, appropriateness for the available spaces, readiness to succeed, and relationship to the mix of other participants. Click here to learn how to apply.
Have other questions that haven’t been answered here? Contact Spaceworks Coordinator, Heather Joy at (253) 682-1722 or email@example.com for more information.//