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The Olympia Tumwater Foundation is a non profit organization that uses its facilities and lands to promote its passion for education. It was created in 1950 by local citizens and descendants of Leopold F. Schmidt (founder of Olympia Brewing Company).
The Foundation is a major source of scholarships in Thurston County and operates and maintains Tumwater Falls Park and the historic Schmidt House, making them available for public use and enjoyment.
The Olympia Tumwater Foundation is a 501(c)(3) public charity. All contributions are tax deductible to the extent provided by law.