The Grays Harbor Community Foundation is announcing they invested $271,150 into our community through their Community Building Grants program.
They say that they awarded the highest dollar amount during a cycle in their 20+ year history as well as awarded multiple large scale grants that will have a significant impact on our community.
The organizations that were funded through their grants program quarter include:
Aberdeen High School AVID– College Campus Visits
Beyond Survival– Healing House
Breast Cancer Alliance Fund– Assistance with PUD Bills for Cancer Patients
Catholic Community Services– Feed the Hungry
Children’s Advocacy Center of Grays Harbor- Preventive Maintenance Project
City of Aberdeen Parks Department –Peterson Playfield Remodel
Cosmopolis School District– Playground Equipment
Friends of Nisqually NWR Complex– Grays Harbor Shorebird Education program
Friends of the Elma Timberland Library– Building Renovations
Grays Harbor Sea Scouts– Safety Upgrades and Training Materials
Green Lantern Lunch Program– Kids Lunch Program
Hoquiam School District- Summer Book Mobile
Montesano Youth Soccer– Field Development and Lights
Pediatric Interim Care Center– Infant Withdrawal Program
Port of Grays Harbor- Friends Landing Playground Equipment
YMCA of Grays Harbor- Camp Bishop Kitchen Equipment Replacement
Grants Chair, Dr. Dave Westby said “As the Foundation has continued to grow in the past several years, we wanted to make sure our awards grew as well. This year, we condensed our grants program down to two cycles in order to accommodate larger scale requests that make a higher impact on Grays Harbor. We are pleased with the great response from the community and had a record high number of applications this cycle. With our growth comes the ability to offer new and creative ways to give back to our local organizations with programs like our capacity building and endowment grant initiatives we offered last year. We look forward to continuing to find innovative ways to partner with our nonprofit community.”
You may find out more about their grants program by checking the Foundation website at www.gh-cf.org or contacting their office at 532-1600 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Their next Community Building Grants deadline is September 1st at 5PM.
They are also offering an Annual Education Grants cycle for our local school districts with a deadline of June 1st at 5PM.