2011 2nd Quarter Community Impact Funds Recipients

Level $500 to $2,500
American Friends Service Committee
To increase progressive leadership for economic and healing justice and build organizational capacity.
Aquafest Association, Inc.
To provide community involvement, support and safe summertime activities for families in the region.
Central District Forum for Arts & Ideas
To offer progressive programs for cultural events exploring Black culture through performing arts and inspiration of humanities.
Centro de la Raza
To exhibit art and culture to build bridges between difference races and generations.
Edmonds Center for the Arts
To provide high school and grade school students with limited access to arts education an opportunity to experience it.
Indian Shaker Church (Toppenish)
To replace front and back porches as they are a safety hazard.
Ke Kukui Foundation
To preserve and share with our community the Hawaiian/Polynesian arts and culture.
Merle Williams Ministries
To help with accommodating events: ministers, singers, instruments, travel, lodging, food prep, rentals, buildings and honorariums.
Museum of Northwest Art
To educate and inspire students through a partnership with school district to bring them to museums for hands on activities.
Penn Cove Water Festival
Bring together local community, visitors and tribes to celebrate the historic and environmental uses of the Puget Sound around Whidbey Island.
The Vera Project
To foster creative culture through music, arts and experiential learning and volunteer opportunities.
Level $2,501 to $5,000
To offer free monthly cultural exchanges, operate thrift store, purchase used van, start library and community garden.
Country Doctor
To provide full spectrum of healthcare services to patients without insurance.
Cultural Enrichment for Klickitat County
To provide an opportunity for the regional community with history of the River Peoples original homelands and culture.
East County Senior Center
To promote the physical, emotional and economic well-being of older adults and participate in the community.
Jubilee Women's Center
For single homeless women providing housing support.
Lutheran Community Services Northwest
To purchase school supplies for needy students in the Edmonds School District.
Max Higbee Center
To assist youth and adults with disabilities with programs to decrease isolation, promote wellness and improve life skills.
Sean Humphrey House
For residential services for very low-income adults living with HIV/AIDS - basic needs support.
Secret Harbor
To help kids suffering from neglect, sexual and physical abuse with programs to provide safe support.
Skagitonians to Preserve Farmland
To protect the environmental quality of the Skagit County and north Puget Sound region with technological systems.
South Puget Intertribal Planning Agency
To sponsor the Annual Art Auction and Dinner to support youth and elder programs of the 5 SPIPA member tribes.
Tahoma National Cemetery Support Group
To replace memorial plaques that were badly damaged in the cemetery.
Level $5,001 to $7,500
Associate General Counsel/St. Francis of Assisi
Request to purchase 10 tables, 34 chairs, 2 side tables and 2 lamps for new library media center.
Crisis Pregnancy Center of Skagit County
To purchase cribs, mattresses and more for clients in the Earn While You Learn parenting program.
Everett Public Schools Foundation
To provide All Day Kindergarten tuition assistance for the neediest students to boost academic readiness.
Imagine Children's Museum
Expansion due to growing population in community.
Independent College of Washington
To provide scholarship funds for low-income students who live in Snohomish County.
Lake Stevens School Early Learning Center
To assist children with speech, fine/gross motor needs, low-income and developmental delays technology teaching.
Pilchuck Audubon Society
To educate and help protect our rural lands, water quality, shoreline, fish and wildlife.
Port Gamble S'Klallam Foundation
To help construct a new preschool on the Early Childhood Education Campus of reservation.
Rubicon Foundation
To support the incubation of new ideas, empowering creative minds of all ages and building diverse communities.
Urban Sparks
To support the Health Habits project - improved nutrition, health education and on-site medical assistance for the disadvantaged.
Level $7,501 to $10,000
Catholic Community Services/Tahoma Indian Center
To serve the basic needs of low-income and homeless urban American Indians.
Clothes for Kids
To provide low-income students with needed clothing including socks, underwear, shoes and coats.
College Success Foundation
To sponsor fund raising for Governors Cup - last year raised over $450,000 for low-income student scholarships.
Community Coalition for Environmental Justice/Hilltop Urban Gardens
To develop a system for food sovereignty and create racial and economic justice.
Community Resources Foundation
To provide social and health programs and services for families, youth and community with new center.
Community Technology Institute/Community Voice Mail
To help 1,200 local homeless and potentially homeless veterans with free voicemail and information services.
For marketing educator/teacher training and development program.
Healing Lodge of the Seven Nations
To purchase materials, musical instruments and pay for guest artists/speakers to work directly with patients.
Heartbeat Service Wounded Warriors
For the Emergency Assistance Program for the newly injured warrior and family - rent, food and clothing.
Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe
Facility for a food bank (to assist with commodity program, too) including a furniture and clothing bank as well.
Marysville Wrestling Club
To provide a positive social outlet for youths ages 4-18 in Marysville/Tulalip community.
Salish Sea Expeditions
To provide experiential student-lead scientific research and adventure to low-income youth.
Seattle Children's Home
Help children with severe emotional, developmental and behavioral health issues counseling, therapy and psychiatric services.
Starlight Children's Foundation
To help children with chronic and life threatening illnesses and life-altering injuries with coping activities.
The Salvation Army
To assist low-income people with prescription assistance.
Whidbey General Hospital Foundation
Purchase Infant Radiant Warmer, an all-inclusive incubation and respiratory support system for ill babies and newborns.
Level $10,000 plus
Providence Foundation
To fulfill designated pledge commitment to the Providence Cancer Foundation
San Juan County Project
To serve community need.