2015 1st Quarter Community Impact Funds Recipients

Level $500 to $2,500
Fred Oldfield's Western Heritage & Art Center
To support the Center's Education Program: enabling reduced enrollment, material fees, and scholarships for art engagement programs.
Level $2,501 to $5,000
American Red Cross
To support plan to reduce home fire deaths by 25%, with outreach to low income families, elders, and disabled.
Assistance League of Everett
To support Operation School Bell; the program provides school clothing for low income children (preschool to 12th grade) in Snohomish County.
Books to Prisoners
To provide free reading materials to prisoners giving them educational resources.
Boyer Children's Clinic
To improve the quality of life for children with neuromuscular disorders or other delays.
Burned Children Recovery Foundation
To assist children with services and support programs for burn victims.
Center for Children & Youth Justice
To support the 8th Annual Norm Maleng Advocate of Youth Award Breakfast.
Communities in Schools of Seattle
To help acquire school supplies for more than 9,500 low-income students in Seattle.
Charity Report
Edmonds Senior Center
To support the bi-monthly newsletter, the newsletter communicates to 5,000 seniors.
Freedom Prison Project
to support NBV/mindfulness training through intensive weekend workshops for released prisoners.
Friends of Frank Demiero Foundation
To support a workshop based Jazz Festival serving 1,500 students.
Greater Maple Valley Community Center
To support senior program meals, activates, and social integration.
Hope Unlimited/Stanwood Camano Incident Support
To support the purchase of heavy duty response coats for the emergency response Chaplains.
Charity Report
Lisa Schaures/Overlake Service League/Life Spring
To help with new client database software, with the goal of increasing our ability to fundraise and serve clients more efficiently.
Mountains to Sound Greenway
To develop a new outdoor curriculum; "earth Underfoot", a program for schools to educate teachers and students adoption of Next Generation Science Students
Northwest Organization for Animal Help
To help stop euthanasia of healthy, adoptable and treatable homeless dogs and cats, group offers low cost spay and neuter program.
Olympic View Community Church of the Brethren
To support outreach program for at-risk youth in north Seattle with weekly meals, activities, and outings.
Charity Report
Operation Nightwatch
To support emergency shelter services for homeless people in downtown Seattle.
Charity Report
Peach for the Street by Kids for the Streets
To support Re-Inventing Steps to Education; providing educational encouragement and support to street-involved young people.
Potlatch Fund
To support gala to raise the profile of all Tribal communities and native organizations.
Pregnancy Aid
To help hiring a receptionist/assistant, upgrading computer, phone, and laptop.
Project Access NW
To support the poor in Snohomish county by providing desperately needed medical & dental services for chronically ill and disabled people.
Public Education Foundation for Edmonds School District
To help provide college access for all.
Rebound of Whatcom County
To expand Compass Discovery pilot program for youth.
Charity Report
Recovery Cafê
To support alternative therapeutic community where women and men traumatized by homelessness, addiction, and other mental health challenges receive help.
Safe Crossings Foundation
To support grief support services; one-on-one counseling before and after, bereavement groups, and crisis response to schools.
Seattle Indian Health Board
To support Northwest Tribal dancers and musician performances at the Spirit of Indigenous People Festival at the Seattle Center.
Seattle International Film Festival
To assist with costs associated with exhibiting independent Seattle films, indigenous films, and international films.
Sightline Institute
To support the project ,"A Fossil-Fuel Free Northwest".
Charity Report
Skagit Vallery Hospital House/Friendship House
To strengthen capacity to provide hot meals, safe temporary housing, supportive case management, and job training.
Snohomish and Island County Fire Commissioners Association
To provide funding for small fire districts to attend educational/training sessions.
Charity Report
Sound Works Job Center
To provide low income and homeless tribal / non-tribal clients with free employment services.
Sultan Education Foundation
To support the return of the Salmon Celebrating at the Osprey Park spawning grounds.
Charity Report
Traditions Foundation
To support the reclamation and restoration of indigenous cultures and natural world.
Vietnamese Friendship Association/SESEC
To support schools with advocacy, and networking focusing on racial equity.
Village Community Services
To support people with disabilities in achieving personal potential in life.
Washington Healthcare Access Alliance
To support the 2015 WA Free & Charitable Care Conference.
Charity Report
Washington Trust for Historic Preservation
To support 2015 Discover Washington: Youth Heritage Project-engages high school students & teachers in historic preservation activities.
Workforce Development Center
To empower disabled at risk youth by supporting a fundraiser event for awareness and to build capacity to serve more youth.
Charity Report
To support foster care targeted services to promote education, self-sufficiency, and healthy futures.
Level $5,001 to $7,500
Elizabeth Home
To support expanding the Day Center for homeless women to meet their basic needs in one stop, as well as creating a new wellness and learning center.
Safe Harbor Free Clinic
To help purchase an ultra sound machine to diagnose and treat a variety of patients in need.
Charity Report
Seattle Chinatown International District Preservation and Development
To support implementation of fundraising event to preserve promote and develop Seattle Chinatown.
Charity Report
Level $7,501 to $10,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of King County
To inspire and enable all young people to be productive, responsible, and caring.
Charity Report
Centerstone of Seattle
To provide basic housing needs for low income families.
Heartbeat Family Support Services
To help with Cultural connection program which supports caregivers of Native American Children in foster care.
Interfaith Association of Northwest Washington
To support children's advocacy with parent education and support services.
Charity Report
Interfaith Community Health Center
To support the construction and equipment within the adult dental clinic.
Little Red School House/Child Strive
To support Drop In Play and Learn groups, services provided in four (4) Snohomish County locations.
Charity Report
Native Horsemanship/Peninsula Therapeutic Riding
To support low income people with disabilities with therapeutic riding with PATH certified instructor.
Northwest Straits Marine Conservation Foundation
To support project development and implementation, technical assistance to 7 county Marine Resources Committees of the NW Straits Initiative.
NW Kidney Centers
To help acquire computer equipment and software for laptops in the dialysis clinic (15 of them).
Red Eagle Soaring
To empower American Indian & Alaska Native youth to express themselves with confidence and clarity.
Seattle Parks Foundation
To install four Fitness Zones in underserved communities across Seattle.
Charity Report
Seattle Symphony
To support Native Lands Community Composition Project, a project to build meaningful connections with local tribal members and youth through artistic collaboration.
Snohomish County Council of Society of St. Vincent de Paul
To provide for capital funding to remodel the Everett Client Services Facility.
Snohomish County Technical Rescue Team
To help acquire equipment needed during the first 72 hours of deployment until FEMA arrives in emergency situations.
Snohomish Music Project
To support 375 hours of evidence-based music therapy services provided by credentialed board certified music therapist.
Squaxin Island Tribe
To help develop curriculum based on a financially feasible plan to guide, design, and implement a early learning program.
Tulalip Tribes Wildlife Department
To help study ecology of North Cascades Elk Herd with the goal to protect them better.
WA Women in Need
To help women's grants program.
Youth with a Mission Faith Harvest Helpers
To support food recovery, and youth with a mission program.
Level $10,001 plus
Child Advocacy Center
To support on going counseling, support, and training and to facilitate healing circles and peer counselors.
Evangelical Lutheran/Bethany of the Northwest
To support Mobil FLEX unit assisting Tribal members in need of care.
Families & Friends of Missing Person/Victim Support Services
To provide continued need for Marysville/Tulalip crime victims.
Charity Report
Grants & Self Governance/TERO Construction Training
To support a construction industry trades program including equipment and supplies
Hibulb Museum
To provide the needed resources to continue the HCC's diverse and dynamic programs including signage, library resources, collection management, exhibitions, curriculum, and conferences.
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.
Northwest Indian College Foundation
To sponsor the tl'anq' benefit dinner fundraiser supporting student success and wellness initiatives.
NW Harvest/EMM
To support the Food Procurement Program for hungry neighbors in need, services are provided to infants and school children.
Salmon Defense
To support the Water Quality Advocacy Campaign/Fish Consumption/Human Health Criteria and outreach.
Seattle Indian Center
To support food bank and provide intensive wraparound case management approach to the needs of the community.
Seattle University School of Law
To support full-time judicial clerk services to Tulalip Tribal Court.
Tulalip Senior Center
To support the Tulalip annual luncheon.
To invest in youth, healthy communities, and expansion.