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2018 Grant Application Deadline Dates

27 Sep 2017, written by

2018 Grant Application Deadline Dates: January 15, May 14 and September 17 by 5pm. Our process requires a Pre-Application Meeting.  Please call us at (360) 378-1001 to schedule a meeting.  We would be happy to help you through the process.  Thank you!

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Thank You County Fair Donors!

12 Sep 2017, written by

This week, the Foundation has the pleasure of mailing out 180 thank you letters to donors who contributed at this year’s Community Foundation County Fair Matching Grant Program. Look at this stack! This just shows how dedicated and invested islanders are in helping continue to improve and enrich the quality of life on San Juan […]

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Friday Harbor Elementary School – Summer Academy

08 Sep 2017, written by

Friday Harbor Elementary School was awarded a grant to provide summer school at FHES in 2017, providing thirty 1st-4th grade students with twelve extra days of instruction.

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WA Vocational Services – 7th & 8th Grade Dream Builders

08 Sep 2017, written by

The Washington Vocational Services has been awarded a grant to provide a semester long curriculum to help 7th & 8th grade students with disabilities, and their parents, gain independence and transition smoothly into adulthood. Funding will provide a variety of tools from goal setting and self-management to building self-esteem, teamwork, communication, problem solving and more.

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UW Friday Harbor Labs – K-12 Science Outreach Program

08 Sep 2017, written by

The Friday Harbor Labs were awarded a grant to provide a laptop, three micropipettes, electrophoresis power supply and a year’s worth of Xeroxing for the K-12 Science Outreach Program. Over 745 local students and 25 teachers from the SJI School District and Spring Street International School benefit from this program each year. The Friday Harbor […]

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SJI EMT Association – Carbon Monoxide Education

08 Sep 2017, written by

The San Juan Island EMT Association was awarded a grant to provide printing and mailing costs for a bulk mailing to educate the community of the dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning.

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$31,757 Raised at the County Fair!

07 Sep 2017, written by

You did it again! Thank you! The Community Foundation was once again gratified by the amazing generosity of islanders last week at the 2017 San Juan County Fair when $31,757 was donated to nine different projects featured in the matching program.  This amount was raised in just the four days of the Fair! The Foundation, […]

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2017 County Fair Match!

03 Aug 2017, written by

All Fair-goers are invited to visit the San Juan Island Community Foundation’s Fair booth next week in the main hall to learn about and boost support of nine special community projects.  The Community Foundation is pleased to match 50 cents on every dollar raised until each project goal has been reached! The community projects featured […]

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Friday Harbor Elementary School PTO – Pie Booth Remodel

27 Jun 2017, written by

The Friday Harbor Elementary School PTO pie booth structure was built in the 1970s as a means for the organization to fund-raise in the summer during the County Fair. The booth must be rebuilt as a mobile structure that can be driven on to the fairgrounds for the County Fair each year. A grant was […]

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Wolf Hollow – Harbor Seal Pup Rehabilitation

27 Jun 2017, written by

Wolf Hollow was awarded a grant to resume its rehabilitation program for small marine mammals in 2017. The funds will be used to purchase fish, vitamins, specialized formula and medical supplies to treat 5 injured and orphaned harbor seal pups. The majority of injured and orphaned animals, such as harbor seal pups, come to Wolf […]

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