2014 2nd Quarter Community Impact Funds Recipients

Level $500 to $2,500
Braided River
To develop integrated media campaign focused on conserving the greater North Cascades ecosystem, "The North Cascades: Finding Beauty & Renewal in the Wild Nearby".
Brain Injury Association of Washington/Brain Injury Alliance
To support groups in Snohomish County, the state-wide Brain Injury Art Show, baseball outings for survivors and academic scholarships.
Children's Music Foundation
To provide complete music curriculum to classrooms (three hundred children) in economically challenged schools in Snohomish County.
Charity Report
Henry M. Jackson High School Green & Black Booster Club
To support the Jackson High School football program.
HonorWorks (formerly Swil Kanim Foundation)
To support Native American Heritage Day concert—building community, honor, and enjoyment of life.
Charity Report
Imagine Children's Museum
To support Free Friday Night Live program, providing access to low income and at-risk families.
Island County Historical Society
To design and construct several large interpretive panels and plaques for a new Native People exhibit at the museum.
Legal Council for Youth & Children
To represent youth and children in child welfare, truancy, at-risk youth, child in need of services and juvenile offender matters.
Mockingbird Society
To advocate for system reforms, develop leadership skills for young people, improve policy and develop innovative practices for child welfare.
National Wildlife Federation, Pacific Region, Seattle Office
To support multi-week, locally focused hands-on "Habitat Stewards" volunteer training for 40 volunteers from Snohomish County.
Seattle Music Partners
To support after school program providing weekly music instruction and mentoring for underserved youth.
Teens in Public Service (TIPS)
To support summer internships for high school youth throughout Puget Sound area providing practical work experience.
Charity Report
U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops/Intercultural Community Of St. Thomas More Church
To support Inter Cultural Festival—honoraria for different ethnic participants.
Washington Stampeders/Seattle Stallions
To support sports program designed to promote and mentor underprivileged teens through organized football.
WSU Foundation
To support students who participate in the Na-ha-shine Native American Health Science Institute.
Level $2,501 to $5,000
Artist Trust
To provide career training programs for individual artists supporting the cultural, social, economic, and educational well-being of communities.
Charity Report
Camp Korey
To support expansion of summer camp and family weekend programs and events.
Charity Report
Camp Prime Time
To support replacement of bunk bed mattresses and assist in the construction of handicapped accessible pathway.
Charity Report
Camwood Senior Citizen Center/Stanwood Community & Senior Center
To assist with capital improvements and renovations to the exterior of Lincoln Hill Apartments.
Charity Report
Child Care Resources
To assist homeless families in finding and accessing quality care for their young children.
Community Day School Association
To provide early education and expanded learning opportunities, especially to underserved, low-income and at-risk children.
Charity Report
Conviction Careers
To provide job services resulting in job attainment to people with convictions in Snohomish County.
Crisis Clinic
To provide assistance to individuals and families in crisis by providing information and referrals to community resources, social services and emergency assistance.
CRISTA Ministries/Seattle Urban Academy
To provide math courses in a effort to increase math achievement for low income and minority populations.
Darrington Recreation & Education Foundation
To aquire "Chrome books" for students K-12 with the goal of helping kids in poverty with technology.
Encompass NW
To provide pediatric therapy programs for children with developmental delays or disabilities.
Charity Report
Everett Public Foundation
To help send the neediest kindergarten learners to full day of kindergarten.
Friends of Youth
To support the New Ground Everett Transitional Living Program which supports homeless youth, moving them towards safe and brighter futures.
Future of Flight Foundation
Financial assistance for K-12 students to participate in STEM Education Program.
Charity Report
Homes First!
To increase the number of affordable rental homes available in the community.
To support Hopelink's Client Services Program: food bank component.
Charity Report
Kent School District Native American Program
To support cultural enrichment activities and training for teachers in Native American Sovereignty Curriculum.
Charity Report
Lake Stevens Aquafest Association, Inc.
To support volunteers and volunteer center in development of a GREEN program and raising awareness for recycling.
Marine Conservation Institute
To support the launch of the Global Ocean Refuge System, a science-based approach to recovering the diversity and abundance of marine life worldwide.
Charity Report
Northwest School For Hearing-Impaired Children
To support NWSFHIC's academic programs designed to keep students at grade level.
Page Ahead Children's Literacy Program
To provide Story Times and Families Read workshops to low-income families in Snohomish County.
Charity Report
Pilchuck Audubon Society
To support Smart Growth Program, the program aims to conserve and restore natural ecosystems.
Readiness to Learn Foundation
To promote academic success among children from kindergarten to high school experiencing difficulties at home.
Salish Sea Expeditions
To support partial scholarships for school groups to attend scientific research and adventure on Puget Sound.
Charity Report
Seattle Art Museum
To support "Indigenous Beauty: Masterworks of American Indian Art from the Diker Collection" 122 Native works.
Charity Report
United Negro College Foundation
To support Portfolio Project in Marysville for minority and low-income 11th and 12th grade students.
Urban American Indian Alaska Native Education Alliance
To support growing co-ed inter-tribal youth basketball program with gym rental, league fees, tournament fees and equipment.
Valley Cities Counseling & Consultation
To support construction of Phoenix Rising, housing for homeless young adults.
Charity Report
Warm Beach Christian Camps & Conference Center
To support preparing the construction site for two new dormitories for the Special Friend Camp.
Charity Report
Washington Alliance for Better Schools (WABS)
To expand and enhance Natural Leaders, a parent education and engagement program for multi-cultural families.
Washington Asian Pacific Islander Families Against Substance Abuse
To support fundraising event which supports substance abuse treatment, prevention and education services.
Washington State Holocaust Education Resource Center
To support holocaust learning center in downtown Seattle which provides discrimination and human rights violations education.
Charity Report
Washington Wildlife & Recreation Coalition
To promote state and federal funding to support conservation and recreation projects in communities statewide.
West Side Baby
To support Diaper Bank, community collections and child safety equipment programs.
Western Washington Native American Education Consortium
Teacher training "Since Time Immemorial" curriculum, educator conference, Indian education handbook.
To support the Children's Domestic Violence Program in Snohomish County.
Level $5,001 to $7,500
Family Law CASA
To assist with high-conflict custody cases for children 0–17 with the goal of giving them a safer and more secure home life.
Intercommunity Peace & Justice Center
To support a human trafficking project with the goal of increasing awareness through corporate and legislative policy changes.
Charity Report
Life Wire
To assist in providing emergency and critical human services to domestic violence victims serving children and families in need.
Rite of Passage Journeys
To support individuals transitioning from childhood to adolescence and into adulthood using nature and mentoring to find meaning and direction.
Charity Report
Skyline Elementary School
To aquire technology, tablet computers, projectors and software to assist students with autism.
Snohomish Artist Guild
To replace used and old audio and staging equipment for events in Snohomish County.
Charity Report
The Christian Reformed Church/Awake Christian Reformed Church
To stock the People's Kitchen of the Aurora Commons, which empowers and feeds marginalized members of our community.
Wellspring Family Services
To support early learning center which provides specialized services to homeless children and therapy for kids with severe emotional and behavioral problems.
Charity Report
Youth Wellness Campus
To repair and renovate the gymnasium for use by the Youth Wellness Campus; to help alleviate child obesity.
Level $7,501 to $10,000
Arts Council of Snohomish County/Schack Art Council
To acquire a new glass furnace for the Hot Shop; to accommodate professionals and students learning.
Charity Report
Chief Seattle Club
To support the meal program which serves over 60,000 meals annually.
College Success Foundation: Governors' Scholarship Fund
To support a integrated system of support and scholarships for underserved and low-income students.
Compass Health
To service behavioral health programs which serve 500 individuals in Snohomish, Skagit, San Juan and Island Counties.
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation-Washington Chapter
To sponsor the 30th Annual Breath of Life Gala and Auction and the Tulalip Great Strides Walk.
Emergency Food Network
To support co-op food purchasing program which provides critical hunger and nutritional assistance.
Interim Community Development Association
To enhance a responsive, culturally-based asset building services program and youth leadership development based on environment stewardship.
Jubilee Women's Center
To support the 2014 Benefit Breakfast which supports the homeless and low-income women.
LAW Advocates/Volunteer Lawyer Program
To support outreach and capacity building for legal assistance, assistance is available to those who need it most.
Non Profit Assistance Center/Energy Innovation Foundation
To develop Washington State Tribal Economic Vitality Action Program to stimulate economic development for tribes.
Seattle Foundation-The Literacy Fund
To support Lushootseed Peoples of Puget Sound curricula (published in Seattle Times) for educators and students.
Sky Valley Food Bank
To purchase milk for every family.
Charity Report
Smithwright Services
To suppport a new program for medically fragile children with severe developmental disabilities.
The Mentorship Project
To support tutors and mentors who work one-on-one with students by providing the highest level of instruction.
Two Rivers CDC
To conduct quarterly business development seminars on or near Tulalip reservation.
USCCB/Catholic Housing Services
To purchase new furniture for the Dorothy Day housing project, a permanent housing development for homeless women.
Charity Report
Level $10,000 plus
Boys and Girls Clubs of Snohomish County
To support programs, auction and golf tournament.
Child Advocacy Center
To complete indoor and outdoor renovations; structural, signage, roof, HVAC, paint, furnishings and equipment.
Family Haven
To support a youth therapist for one year.
Free Range Health
To assist with the cost of patient care at the weekly community clinic at the Stillaguamish Senior Center.
Charity Report
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.
Native American Law Center-UW
To support the tribal public defense project in Tulalip tribal courts.
Seattle University School of Law
To support full-time judicial clerk services at Tulalip Tribal Court.
Tulalip Student Support Program - Education
To provide backpacks for school children.
Tulalip TERO
To fund Construction Industry Trades Program, providing equipment and supplies.
Charity Report
University District Service League District/University Food Bank
To provide individuals and families who are in need with food and access to a network of community resources for self sufficiency.
To invest in youth, healthy communities and expansion.