Welcome to the Olympia Tumwater Foundation

The Olympia Tumwater Foundation honors both the history and future of Thurston County through its commitment to a wide range of community projects including student scholarships, historic preservation, and stewardship of Tumwater Falls Park. Through such civic involvement, the Foundation continues the tradition of philanthropy and responsible citizenship established by the Schmidt family and the Olympia Brewing Company.

The Olympia Tumwater Foundation is a 501(c)(3) public charity. All contributions are tax deductible to the extent provided by law.

WHAT DO WE DO?

Olympia Tumwater Foundation owns and manages Tumwater Falls Park, the Schmidt House, and offers scholarships and grants through its Education Program.

Scholarships & Grants

About the Education Program

Scholarships & Grants

Since awarding its first college scholarship in 1967, Olympia Tumwater Foundation (OTF) has awarded more than $1.6 million in scholarships and grants and helped hundreds of students pursue undergraduate degrees.

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Tumwater Falls Park

A Scenic End to the Decshutes River

Tumwater Falls Park

The most ambitious project undertaken by the Olympia Tumwater Foundation (OTF) was construction in 1962 of a 15-acre park along the falls of the Deschutes River.

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Schmidt House

A History of Elegance

Schmidt House

In 1983, the Foundation acquired Tumwater’s elegant Schmidt House, built in 1904, for Olympia Brewing Company founder Leopold Schmidt and his wife Johanna.

CONTACT OLYMPIA TUMWATER FOUNDATION

Get In Touch Today!

Mailing Address: P.O Box 4098, Tumwater, WA 98501

Physical Location: 110 Deschutes Way SW (Tumwater Falls Park), Tumwater, WA 98501

(360) 943-2550

OTF@olytumfoundation.org

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