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Wolf Hollow – Upgrade Diagnostic Imaging System

19 Aug 2018, written by

Wolf Hollow was awarded a grant to help fund an upgrade to its diagnostic imaging system. This upgrade to a digital system will vastly improve the quality of images for quickly diagnosing illness and injury to wildlife while eliminating harmful chemicals, which pose a risk to staff and the environment.

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Laura Sandstrom

13 Jan 2017, written by

Laura is a sixth generation islander, who became a full time resident in 2009 when her husband began practicing law in Friday Harbor. A Graduate Gemologist by trade, Laura spent 18 years traveling throughout the United States while working and exploring the many facets of the jewelry industry- from national sales rep to designer, buyer, […]

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2017 Grant Application Deadline Dates

11 Jan 2017, written by

2017 Grant Application Deadline Dates: March 13, June 12, and September 11.  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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SSIS – Summer Marine Science Program

22 Jan 2016, written by

Spring Street International School was awarded a grant to fund startup costs for a Summer Marine Science Program.  This program will be an immersive 8-week long summer program devoted to marine sciences and maritime ecology pursued in conjunction with scientists and educators affiliated with the University of Washington’s Friday Harbor Labs, SeaDoc Society, National Parks […]

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SJI EMT Association – Wilderness Training

22 Jan 2016, written by

The EMT Association was awarded a grant which will be used for Wilderness Training. This training provides local EMT with supplemental skills to handle medical situations in more remote island areas. This will positively affect outcomes for community members in need of EMS services.

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Norm Smith, Vice Chair

21 Oct 2015, written by

Norm is President Emeritus of The Ford Family Foundation (TFFF) in Roseburg, OR, and is a Senior Fellow at the M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust in Vancouver, WA. He is a Director of Mutual of Enumclaw Insurance Company in Enumclaw, WA, a past board chair of Grantmakers of Oregon and Southwest Washington and a former board member […]

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Mullis Senior Center-Unpaid Caregiver Support

09 Oct 2015, written by

The Mullis Senior Center was awarded a grant which will be used to bridge funding sources for the Unpaid Caregiver Support program which enables the continued support for unpaid caregivers. This program provides support with a group facilitator, education materials and on-site respite caregivers for those attending the support group.

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SJI Family Resources-Discount Ferry Program

09 Oct 2015, written by

San Juan Island Family Resources has been awarded a $1,000 grant to provide ferry tickets to low-income individuals and families for one time or short-term critical ferry transportation needs.

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Intro to Watersheds, San Juan Nature Institute

30 Sep 2015, written by

San Juan Nature Institute was awarded a grant of $4,800 for their Introduction to Watersheds program. This SJNI program will develop a strong sense of responsibility and stewardship for kids in Grades 1-6 through thematic lessons about watersheds, soil and water conservation. This project is a part of the San Juan Island school program “Partners […]

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Time to Convert?

08 Jun 2012, written by

A number of philanthropists are shutting down private foundations and turning to donor-advised funds.  You may find this article of interest and learn why you should – and shouldn’t – do it.  http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748704500604574481561773509816.html

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