April is the time to apply for scholarships administered by the San Juan Island Community Foundation. Scholarships may be applied for at accredited colleges and universities, community and two-year colleges, and in accredited career and vocational training programs. Read More
As the 2012 County Fair draws to a close, the San Juan Island Community Foundation is pleased to announce that with the help of hundreds of citizens, our on-line Giving Center Match! Program was a huge success with all of the featured projects receiving support and two exceeding their Match! goal. Read More
The San Juan Island Community Foundation is pleased to announce its award of scholarships for the 2012/2013 academic year to former and present San Juan Island high school students. Awards were made to both continuing college students and high school students graduating this year. Read More
The San Juan Island Community Foundation is pleased to announce the availability of a variety of scholarship programs to assist high school graduates and adults wishing to continue their education at accredited colleges and universities, community and two-year colleges, and in accredited career and vocational training programs. Read More
Community Foundation Board Member Barbara Cable won the Lions Club Annual Shopping Spree at King’s Market. In four minutes, she collected $738 worth of items such as flour, sugar and paper towels and donated everything to our Food Bank. Way to go Barbara!
The Foundation booth at the 2011 County Fair invited nonprofits to showcase their projects and raise funds at the same time. The Foundation provided a 1:1 challenge grant for dollars raised at the Fair. After four days, over $5,000 had been raised. A few of the featured projects included an interactive website for Dollars for Scholars; a program initiated by the Island Museum of Art to retain threatened art education classes in the elementary and middle schools; and ongoing support for our local Food Bank. Fundraising continues for some of these projects.
The San Juan Island Community Foundation is proud to announce that the goal of $10,000,000 in philanthropy for the new PeaceHealth – Peace Island Medical Center (PIMC) has been achieved, assuring an on-time completion of the project by the scheduled opening date of December 2012. Read More
Perhaps you have noticed the BIG construction project just west of the airport, between Franklin Drive and San Juan Valley Road. Ground was broken late in July for both the new medical center and the new EMS building. Construction is right on schedule for opening at the end of 2012.