Jefferson Community Foundation

BETTER LIVING THROUGH GIVING SEEKING LETTERS OF INTEREST FOR 2017 GRANT

Better Living through Giving (BLTG), a charitable giving circle of the Jefferson Community Foundation, is soliciting Letters of Interest (LoI) from Jefferson County organizations that wish to apply for a grant of up to $10,000 to support a program with a focus on youth services, leadership training, or vocational education. Examples could include, but are [...]

2017 PARTNERING FOR RESILIENCY GRANT RFP IS AVAILABLE

Jefferson Community Foundation's Non-Profit Alliance held the first workshop of 2017 on February 21st. Claudia Edmondson presented the workshop “Evaluation is Not a Four Letter Word”, providing tools for developing measures for outcomes in grant writing. The Community Foundation  presented the RFP for this year’s Endowment Grant which is a $19,000 “Partnering for Resiliency” grant to [...]

LOVE OF COMMUNITY EXTENDS TO GIFTS OF TIME, PASSION

February: It's all about hearts and love, right? Give cards, buy chocolate, love your sweetheart. For those of us fortunate enough to live on the Olympic Peninsula, love extends to where we live. We are passionate about Jefferson County, where community hearts are so supportive of our nonprofit community. Jefferson Community Foundation is working to [...]

JCCF AND UGN TO COMBINE UNDER ONE UMBRELLA

Jefferson County Community Foundation (JCCF) and United Good Neighbors (UGN) are merging to create what they hope will be a new era in philanthropy and volunteer engagement in Jefferson County. The two organizations have worked collaboratively since 2012 with shared staff and facilities. Now, they intend to merge by March 31 with one board overseeing [...]

FUND FOR WOMEN AND GIRLS AWARDS 2016-2017 GRANT TO DOVE HOUSE

Jefferson County emergency shelter residents and their children at the Dove House will have the opportunity to incorporate unprocessed vegetables, fruits, and whole grains into their diets, thanks to the 2016-17 Grant from the Fund for Women and Girls. The $6000 grant which will be awarded in January, 2017, will provide shelter residents the opportunity [...]