Eligibility Requirements

GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS

The Foundation supports organizations and efforts in the following Washington State counties: Clallam, Cowlitz, Clark, Grays Harbor, Jefferson, Kitsap, Lewis, Mason, Pacific, Pierce, Skamania, Thurston and Wahkiakum. Grants outside of Pierce County will be made for capital projects only.


CAPITAL PROJECT RESTRICTIONS

The Foundation does not currently support capital projects or requests for new facility construction. Proposals seeking support for smaller capital items used to support ongoing operations and/or efforts to improve organizational effectiveness will be considered.


CHARITABLE STATUS REQUIREMENT

The Foundation will make grants to organizations that are tax-exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and are not “private foundations” as defined under Section 509(a) of the Code. The Foundation’s emphasis will be to support proposals from agencies based in Washington and Oregon and projects that occur within the same geographic boundary.