2015 2nd Quarter Community Impact Funds Recipients
Level $500 to $2,500
Charles & Emma Frye Free Public Art Museum, Inc.
To provide free, all ages, access to this historical collections, contemporary exhibits, and arts engagement program.
To support the school overnight program helping low income students.
North Kitsap School District/Rolling Reader STAR
To provide college grant funds and new books for children.
North Whidbey Help
To provide food items that are critical to support those in need.
Northwest School for Hearing-Impaired Children
To support early learning educational and Saturday playgroups for deaf and hard of hearing children.
Outdoors for All Foundation
To replace camping gear used for therapeutic recreation for children and adults with disabilities.
To help children, teens, and families with high quality residential and outpatient behavioral and mental health services.To help purchase a precision refrigerator for the lab, it is used to store sensitive items for testing, treatment, and diagnosis for patients.
To help visually impaired and blind individuals with clinical, home services, and adaptive technology programs.
Skagit River Salmon Festival
To support the 2015 Skagit River Salmon Festival, a community environmental education program, and the Native Environmental Sciences scholarship at NWIC.
Stand for Children Leadership Center
To expand the family engagement and parent leadership programs for better education.
Swil Kanim Foundation
To support the Native American Heritage Day Concert, a concert featuring local Native American musicians.
Trinity Presbyterian Church
To support the after school mentoring program, a program that provides homework and study skills assistance.
University Beyond Bars
To assist with student scholarships, text books, and supplies for incarcerated people in Washington state.
University of Puget Sound
To support Native American student scholarships.
Vashon-Maury Island Land Trust
To help protect natural ecosystems.
Washington State Family and Community Engagement Trust
To support United for Student Success by providing food and scholarships encouraging parent participation.
Level $2,501 to $5,000
American Indian Center
To provide American Indian youth (ages 6-18 years-old) with an educational computer literacy program focused on academics and computer skills.
Arlington Kids' Kloset
To provide clothing and hygiene essentials for low-income students in northern Snohomish County.
To support the Sacred Seed Ethnobotanical Trail and Teaching Greenhouse; a living resource and outdoor classroom.
Cascade Valley Hospital Foundation
To help purchase a precision refrigerator for the lab, it is used to store sensitive items for testing, treatment, and diagnosis for patients.
To support a fundraiser for arts programs and scholarships for all students.
Challenge Air for Kids & Friends
To sponsor the Challenge Air Fly Day, a day to help build confidence and self-esteem in children and youth with special needs.
To support King County 2-1-1 helping individuals and families in crisis by providing information and referrals to services basic needs.
Diocese of Olympia, Inc./St. Philip's Episcopal Church
To support homework club at Pinewood Elementary.
To serve low income students who cannot afford the cost of lessons, riding, adaptive equipment, and vaulting.
Everett Public School Foundation
To help send the neediest kindergarten learners to full day of kindergarten.
Faith Action Network
To advocate through community building, education, and public action improving the quality life in Washington state.
Family Support Center of South Sound
To support the Family Resource Service Program.
History (Link) Ink
To expand and improve the tribal history connection with information about the Snohomish River Watershed.
Holocaust Center for Humanity
To support the research, creation, and printing of an educational primer "Crimes Against Humanity".
To support client services programs, a program that helps to stabilize people in crisis through food and emergency financial assistance.
To provide support for Native Americans incarcerated in or under the jurisdiction of Washington state prisons.
Island County Historical Society Museum
To support the "Dale Conklin Prehistory Exhibit" featuring 120,000 year old tree trunk and mammoth bones found on Whidbey Island.
Lake Stevens Aquafest Association Inc.
To support volunteers during, before, and after event.
Lake Stevens Band Boosters
To help purchase a trailer to transport band instruments and all auxiliary equipment to and from band festivals and other off site performances.
Lifetime Secure Personal Assistance Network/LifeSPAN
To support family education.
Little Bit Therapeutic Riding Center
To support equine assisted therapeutic sessions for children and adults with disabilities.
Mary's Place Seattle
To empower homeless women and children to reclaim their lives by providing shelter, food, resources, hope, and healing.
To support advocacy for young people and families to improve foster care and end youth homelessness.
Mother Mentors Whidbey Island
To nurture parents and caregivers of young children birth to five.
Mukilteo Lighthouse Festival Assoc.
To bring the community together through entertainment and celebration.
Museum of Flight Foundation
To support the public engagement programs.
To support integrated health care and social services center for low income ethnically diverse and underserved community.
NW African American Museum
To support the HARMON and HARRIET KELLY COLLECTION OF AFRICAN AMERICAN ART: WORKS ON PAPER.
On the Boards
To support Yup'ik body-based artist Emily Johnson's multidisciplinary piece SHORE.
Pregnancy Choices of Skagit County
To acquire cribs, mattresses, strollers, and office chairs.
Real Change Homeless Empowerment
To provide opportunity for low income and homeless people.
Salmon Homecoming Alliance
To support the Salmon Homecoming event.
Schack Art Center
To equip a new Metalsmithing/Lapidary Studio enabling advanced training.
Seattle Center Foundation
To provide free clinic services such as dental, vision, and medical for the underserved and vulnerable population.
Skagit Land Trust
To help implement a conservation strategy to project and restore lands in the greater Skagit area.
Snohomish Artist Guild
To support the Everett Block Party.
Society of St. Vincent DePaul of Seattle
To prevent eviction and homelessness for 3,750 households through the Eviction Prevention Program.
SouthEast Effective Development
To support SEEDArts Arts Gumbo programs exploring the cultural arts and ways of Native Peoples: focusing on Haida and Coast Salish.
Stillaguamish Valley Pioneer Association
To support work to improve databases, track artifacts, photos, etc.
Tacoma Chapter AFA Foundation
To support the Air Force ROTC cadets and civilian affiliates with development, community services, and leadership skills.
Teens in Public Service (TIPS)
To provide teens with paid summer internships at local nonprofit organizations.
The Literacy Fund, a component of The Seattle Foundation and Newspapers In Education (NIE)
To support the partnership with OSPI Office of Native Education to create, distribute and provide free electronic access for Since Time Immemorial Sovereignty curricula.
The Monroe Historical Society
To preserve historic editions of the local newspaper and make content available through the internet.
USCCB/Catholic Community Services
To support the volunteer transportation and chore service programs for the disabled and elderly within Snohomish County
UW Foundation/Women's Center
To support the International Human Trafficking and Forced Labor Conference project.
Wallingford Community Senior Center
To expand the Senior Lunch Program for elders suffering from hunger and isolation.
Washington Environmental Council
To support work on critical environmental challenges to project, restore, and sustain Washington's environment.
Washington State Jewish Historical Society
To support the "100 Years of Storytelling" program.
Washington Wildlife & Recreation Coalition
To promote state and federal funding to support conservation and recreation projects in communities statewide.
West Side Baby
To support the distribution of diapers free to families who are homeless, living in transitional housing, or struggling.
Level $5,001 to $7,500
Camp Fire Snohomish County
To support Mega Club, an after school programs for children ages 5-14 living in low income housing.
Immaculate Conception Our Lady of Perpetual Help School
To purchase classroom furniture and cabinets for the Science Technology Engineering and Math lab.
Ke Kukui Foundation
To teach Native Hawaiian and island Keiki (children) Hawaiian culture through songs, dances, stories, language, and arts.
To provide emergency and critical services to victims of domestic violence, children and families.
Lummi Nation Service Organization
To perform study and present findings to tribal leaders and school admin MSD implementation of "Since Time Immemorial" curriculum.
Level $7,501 to $10,000
Bridadoon Service Dogs
To provide dogs for disabled U.S. military veterans.
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
To sponsor the annual Breath of Life Gala and Auction and Tulalip GREAT STRIDES walk.
Eastside Interfaith Social Concerns Council/The Sophia Way
To provide homeless women in East King county with shelter, housing, case management, and life skills.
Make a Wish of Alaska & Washington
To help grant the wishes of children diagnosed with life threatening medical conditions in Snohomish County.
Mentoring Works Washington
To support mentoring in Snohomish County by providing training for mentoring professionals and basketball clinics for youth engaging with mentors.
Port Gamble S'Klallam Foundation
To help purchase full size passenger van for Port Gamble S'Klallam Tribes Elders program.
Seattle Area Youth for Christ
To reduce reoffending rates of youth 11-19 at Denny Juvenile Detention Center with trained mentors.
Seattle Children's Hospital
To support the Children's Coalition on gun violence prevention, gun lock boxes giveaways, and mental health support for MPHS.
Seattle Children's Playgarden
To improve the lives of children with physical or mental disabilities by providing access to safe indoor/outdoor recreation space.
Snohomish Community Food Bank
To support the purchase a box truck to pick up groceries and shipments on pallets.
Society of St. Vincent DePaul of Snohomish
To provide financial aid to qualified families in Marysville and Tulalip to prevent utilities from being shut off.
Sound Mental Health
To help the Children's Domestic Violence Response Team, the team provides advocacy, safety services, and mental health treatment.
To support youth programs in the Greater Everett area.
University District Service League
To support Fight Hunger and Build Hope Capital Campaign.
Level $10,001 plus
College Success Foundation
To support scholarships for underserved, low-income students.
Education Student Support
To support the Compass Odyssey Program and language program.
Marysville School District
To support youth.
Marysville-Getchell Booster Club
To support the purchase of home and away game uniforms for the varsity and junior varsity football teams.
Native American Law Center-UW
To support the public defense project in Tulalip Tribal Court
Seattle University School of Law
To provide full-time judicial clerk services to Tulalip Tribal Court
TERO Vocational Education Training Center
To support unemployed or under-employed Native Americans.
To promote healthy communities.