2014 1st Quarter Community Impact Funds Recipents
Level $500 to $2,500
Academic Link Outreach
To support training program or volunteers to act as academic tutors/coaches/mentors at Edmonds middle schools.
Arlington Kids' Kloset
To provide clothing, hygiene products and other essentials to low income students.
Bellingham Childcare & Learning Center
To replace flooring in toddler classroom.
Cascade Land Conservancy/Forterra
To support Green Everett Partnership — conserving natural and working lands and community planning.
Center for Women & Democracy
To support intensive leadership and professional development training at Seattle University for college students.
Children & Youth Justice Center
To support reforming juvenile justice and child welfare systems fundraiser.
Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs
To support 40th anniversary of the Governor's Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs in Washington state.
East County Senior Center
To support upgrade to dated telephone system, build rack for server and hardware for computers.
Edmonds Senior Center
To support the senior center's bi-monthly newsletter reaching over 5,000 seniors each quarter.
Faith Harvest Helpers
To support the purchase of a truck to be utilized in food recovery and gleaning operations.
For Heaven's Sake Rescue & Rehabilitation
To rehabilitate wildlife, deer, elk and eagles with enclosures for their protection.
Little Red School House
To support young developmentally delayed children's success fundraiser.
Mountain to Sound Greenway Trust
To support Field Science Education Program assisting underserved students with entry to the program.
To assist with protecting the wild places Orcinus orca whale lives.
Public Education Foundation for the Edmonds School District
To provide college access for all students with college preparedness programs and scholarships for those in need.
To support students of Sawhourse Revolution's Fortnight Summer Camp.
To support clean-energy and coal-free Northwest through research and communications.
Skagit Land Trust
To support the protection of fish and wildlife habitat in watersheds and marine areas with an emphasis on wild salmon habitat.
Skagit Valley Hospitality House Association / Skagit Friendship House
To provide hot meals, safe housing, and supportive case management.
Snohomish County Music Project
To support Link Up — an in-school orchestral music program at multiple sites in Snohomish County.
To support after school tutoring program.
The Friendship Circle of Washington
To expand Teen Scene program to include life skills education that will enable special needs teens to live more independently.
Victim Support Services (formerly Families & Friends of Violent Crime Victims)
To support the costs of victim advocates who address the needs of crime victims in Snohomish County.
Washington State Mentors
To help local mentoring organizations by increasing the number of children they serve and improve the quality of programs.
Wonderland Development Center
To support the early intervention programs for infants and toddlers with developmental delays and families.
Level $2,501 to $5,000
Children's Museum of Skagit County
To support museum exhibit development.
Country Doctor Community Clinic
To assist uninsured homeless and struggling people.
Disability Advocates For Cystic Fibrosis
To support advocacy services for low income families.
Dynamic Urban Opportunities Foundation
To provide resources for educational, leadership and philanthropic activities fundraiser.
Evangelical Lutheran Church / Bethany of the Northwest
To support critical items for elders who cannot afford due to Medicare/Medicaid shortfall.
To serve families in crisis by providing excellent culturally sensitive education, housing and support services.
Hearing, Speech, & Deafness Center
To support Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services and the Parent-Infant Program.
Heartbeat Family Support Services
To educate care providers and social workers about the need to keep children connected to culture.
Integrative Psychological and Social Services
To advance social justice through delivery of high quality mental health services offered on sliding fee basis.
Interfaith Association of Northwest Washington
To support staff needed for transitioning families into housing.
Lakewood Elementary School
To train staff in building student leaders through implementation of Steven Covey's "The Leader in Me", a three day training program.
Life House Ministries
To support Hope Homes program throughout Snohomish County, a program for women and children.
Lighthouse for the Blind, Inc.
To support Deaf-Blind Technology Training Center which helps deaf-blind adults.
Millionaire Club Charity
To create new jobs in janitorial cleaning, moving assistance, temp to hire staffing agency and general labor.
MS Helping Hands/Holly House
To acquire basic necessities for children — coats, pajamas, socks and underwear.
To support the Food Procurement Program to purchase fruits, vegetables, lean proteins. and healthy grains.
OHILEQW-SEN Healing Center
To assist youth and young adults with traditional counseling and healing services.
To support emergency shelter services for homeless people, including spiritual care and support services for seniors and disabled people.
Puget Sound Alliance Keeper
To support organizational growth and capacity building to prevent pollutants from entering waterways.
Puget Sound Blood Center
To support medical staff for Camp I-Vy, a summer camp for kids with hemophilia (bleeding disorder).
Sound Works Job Center
To provide low income and homeless clients with employment services, include job placement, counseling, training, and other services.
South Whidbey Good Cheer Inc.
To repair a leaking roof on the thrift store and food bank building.
The Sophia Way
To support the emergency shelter — helping to end homelessness by providing support services, education, and subsidized housing.
United States Conference of Catholic Bishops/Catholic Community Services - First Nations Men's House
To support First Nations Men's House and Native Women in Recovery House.
To support early learning: Dolly Parton's Imagination Library and 2nd Step Social Emotional Wellness.
Washington Institute For Financial Security
To support hosting a Financial Coaching for Prosperity training series in Snohomish and Skagit Counties for low income families.
Work Force Development Center
To support Capacity Building Project to empower disabled, at-risk, and economically disadvantaged youth.
Level $5,001 to $7,500
Open Door Theatre
To help fund person safety performances for Snohomish County elementary and middle school students.
Level $7,501 to $10,000
American Indian Community Center
To assist developing and implementing computer literacy for American Indians and Alaska Natives.
Cowlitz Indian Tribe
To use as matching to acquire funding for pre-development funding to develop permanent dollars.
Native Action Network
To sponsor Native Women Leadership Development Forum April 17th and 18th, 2014.
Native Youth Leadership Alliance
To invest in young Native American leaders to create culturally based community change.
To help develop a specialized trauma-informed curriculum for children who have experienced extreme adverse experiences.
Society of St. Vincent de Paul/Immaculate Conception
To assist clients in need with electricity, water, sewer, gas and propane.
Young Men's Christian Association/Big Brothers Big Sisters
To support kids book clubs at Quil Ceda Elementary School, a mentoring program improving literacy skills and reading levels for grades 2 through 4.
Level $10,000 plus
Cascade Valley Health Foundation
To help Oso mudslide victims.
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Hibulb Cultural Center and Natural History Preserve
To provide the needed resources — signage, library resources, collection management, exhibitions and curriculum, etc.
Marysville School District
To support and improve the educational environment for tribal children.
NW Indian College Foundation
To help with higher education for Native Americans.
To help Oso mudslide victims.
Red Eagle Soaring
To empower American Indian and Alaska Native youth to express themselves with confidence and clarity.
Seattle Indian Center
To provide community meals, job assistance, housing assistance, food bank support and emergency supplies.
Spee Bi Dah/Parade
To support the Tulalip Spee Bi Dah and parade events.
Tulalip Grants & Self Governance/TERO Construction Training
To fund Construction Industry Trades Program.
Tulalip Natural Resources
To support the ecology study of black-tailed deer on the Tulalip reservation with the goal to understand how the deer use the landscape.
Tulalip Retirement Home
To support a small van to transport residents.
Tulalip Senior Center
To support the annual Tulalip elders luncheon on May 29, 2014.
To invest in youth, healthy communities and expansion.