Women’s Fund 2014 Grants Total $25,000

11 Dec 2014, written by

Wow!! What a year for the Community Foundation’s Women’s Fund! This group of over 95 women in our community pool their resources and in 2014 through active grant making, have supported the following community programs with grants totaling $25,000:

  • Musical instrument repair and purchase for Band Families and Friends
  • Safety and communications equipment for the Madrona Institute Conservation Corps
  • Stair Lift for limited mobility visitors for the Whale Museum
  • Training & community programs for the Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Services
  • Critical safety project for the Friday Harbor Elementary School
  • Facility weatherization and repairs for the Family Resource Center
  • Outfitting Brickworks
  • An English language learning & children’s enrichment program at the San Juan Island Library
  • A critical training drill for Islands Oil Spill Association on the West Side of San Juan Island
  • Emergency prescription and rental assistance for the Family Resource Center
  • Comprehensive training for Hospice of San Juan
  • “Every 15 Minutes” Program – DUI accident re-enactment for high school students with the EMT Association
  • Science outreach program for the Friday Harbor Labs
  • Dream Builders program by Washington Vocational Services benefiting special needs students at Friday Harbor Middle School

The Women’s Fund is structured as a pooled donor advised fund of the Foundation with a minimum donation of $100. Members have the opportunity to broadly review grant applications that cover all areas of community need and vote to recommend funding.

To learn more, call the Foundation office at (360) 378-1001 or visit the Women’s Fund website – sjiwomensfund.org.

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