2009 4th Quarter Community Impact Funds Recipients

Level $500 to $2,500
American Jewish Committee
To support the Seattle Jewish Film Festival.
Greater Everett Community Foundation
To support the construction of the Snohomish County Sports Hall of Fame in Comcast Arena.
HOPE-Horseman Opportunities for Potential Equestrians
To purchase computer equipment that supports the equine-assisted therapy for children and adults with special challenges.
Literacy Council of Seattle
To teach English to new Americans and functionally illiterate adults.
Marysville Music Boosters
To upgrade equipment, uniforms and to provide coaching assistance.
MPHS, Pathways of Choice, Band
To educate high school students in the art of instrumental music performance by providing support for the color guard, drum line, and marching band.
Northsound Association for Catholic Education
To help acquire vehicles to transport students to and from school and school events.
Pacific Northwest Ballet
To support dance programs in 24 local classrooms.
Snohomish Carnegie Foundation
To help fund the update and completion of the master plan.
Totem Middle School PTSA
To provide support for the all-school family spaghetti dinner that will promote community and school spirit.
Washington Alliance for Arts Education
To support the advancement of arts education through leadership, partnership, and communication for all students.
Wing Luke Asian Museum
To connect people to Native and Asian histories through oral histories combined with art and family heirlooms.
Level $2,501 to $5,000
Academic Link Outreach NFP
To help produce a comprehensive Kids In Training to Excel study table and homework program manual.
Adopt A Stream Foundation
To support educational events for Allen and Quil Ceda Creek watersheds.
To support program services to the elders and youth by providing for programs such as the Helping Hands project, Amber Alert, and Inter-tribal Dance and Drum Group.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Island County
To support mentoring services for single parent, low income, high risk teen and pre-teen girls.
Clothes for Kids
Provide FREE clothes for children of low-income families in Snohomish County.
Crisis Pregnancy Center of Skagit County
To purchase cribs and mattresses for clients enrolled in the Earn While You Learn parenting program.
CRISTA Ministries/Seattle Urban Academy
To support a positive alternative educational community where at risk high school students develop academic, spiritual, and social maturity.
Eppard Vision
To support the provision of a variety of innovative cultural resource services to Tribes and other clients.
Evergreen Arboretum & Gardens
To help improve an accessible pathway in order to meet ADA requirements.
Foundation for Early Learning
To sponsor the 10th Anniversary Leadership Luncheon for year round work to prepare children for kindergarten.
Global Community Institute
To provide students with the tools to effect positive change in their local and global communities.
Hale Halawai O Hawaii Resource Center
To support the Kalama Heritage Festival, and Elder's stories such as the "Honor Our Past, Teach Our Future" documentary and book publication.
Helping Hand House
To support services for children in our housing programs for homeless families in Pierce County.
Housing Consortium of Everett & Snohomish County
To support the fourth annual Affordable Housing Conference which includes educational, inspirational, and capacity-building opportunities for practitioners in the area.
Kim Barrett/Marysville Baseball Association
Support league operations.
Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe
To support the language program which helps train students to become language teachers.
Mother Baby Center
To support health visits for low-income women with newborns.
Museum of Glass
To support the school visit program which brings students to see exhibits.
Museum of History & Industry (MOHAI)
To support K-12 education programs.
North Cascades Conservation Council
To support the American Alps Legacy Project.
Ohileqw-Sen Healing Center
To engage at-risk youth in traditional cultural activities to develop leadership and community service.
Penn Cove Water Festival
To support the Penn Cove Water Festival.
Pilchuck Audubon Society
To support the work of the Smart Growth Program.
Red Eagle Soaring
To support the participants by providing empowerment through contemporary and traditional theater arts.
Seattle Education Access
To support the College Success Program.
Society for Ecological Restoration Northwest Chapter
To support the "Creating Thriving Rural and Urban Communities through Ecological Restoration" conference.
South Kitsap District Indian Education Program
To support tutoring in math, language arts, and reading.
The Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust
To support the education of youth interested in protecting the Pacific Northwest.
The Power of Hope
To support scholarships for arts-centered, multicultural, and intergenerational learning.
Toddler Learning Center
To support the early intervention program for children birth to 36 months who have delays in communication, social skills, or cognitive development.
University of Washington Foundation
To support the design and construction of the House of Knowledge, a longhouse-style building to be constructed on the University of Washington campus.
Warm Beach Stewards
Support research on low impact development.
Youth Venture Inc/Youth Venture Seattle
To support a youth development program that inspires, invests in, and empowers 12-20 year olds interested in business ventures.
To support operations and training of foster parents and respite care providers.
YWCA/Schools Out Washington
To support the Feed Your Brain project.
Level $5,001 to $7,500
College Success
To support student scholarships.
Imagine Children's Museum
To support facility expansion.
Intercommunity Peace and Justice Center
To support grassroots community organization for systemic change among Latina, Native American, and low-income women.
$7,501 to $10,000
Child Care Resources
To support homeless families in finding accessing to quality child care.
Cocoon House
To support emergency shelter and transitional housing for Snohomish County youth.
Quinault Nation Heritage Committee/Ju'las
To support the carving of 2 totem poles, a river canoe, and the operations of a food bank building.
South Whidbey Good Cheer Food Bank & Thrift Stores
To support building repairs and remodel.
UW Office of Develop Indigenous Wellness Research Institute
To co-sponsor the International Network of Indigenous Health Knowledge and Development conference.
Level $10,000 plus
Colville Tribal Museum - The Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation
To support fabrication of the museum exhibit.
Heartbeat Serving Wounded Warriors
To provide emergency assistance to the wounded warriors arriving at Madigan Army Medical Center at Fort Lewis.
International Church of the Foursquare Gospel
To support vehicle maintenance, building improvements, and the purchase of food and supplies.
Makah Tribe
To provide support for the 2010 Intertribal Canoe Journey.
Marysville Arts & Technology PTSA Senior Legacy Auction
To support athletic field improvements on the campus.
Tulalip Church of God
To support building maintenance and repair.
Tulalip Tribes Public Affairs
To support media airtime for Tulalip Public Service Announcements.
To support operations.