Our Two Year 2020-2021 Grant Focus: While there are solutions needed for the many challenges facing women and girls, the 2020-2021 FW&G grant cycle (to be awarded in 2019) will focus specifically on housing issues that impact the lives of women and girls. We will be considering a broad interpretation of housing, including but not limited to projects serving women and/or girls that are associated with construction, homelessness, ownership, rental support, shared or group housing, temporary shelter or housing.
Grant Application Q & A Informational Meeting: August 15, 2019, 3:00 p.m., First Federal Bank, Conference Room, 1321 W Sims Way, Port Townsend. All interested applicants are invited and encouraged to attend to learn more about the FW&G grant process.
Click here to download the 2019 Give Jefferson RFP. Proposals must be submitted between June 21st and midnight on Sunday, July 28th, 2019.
Give Jefferson is the United Good Neighbors’ Annual Campaign. Each year, UGN raises funds to support organizations in Jefferson County that provide for the basic needs of those who need it most in our community with resources like food, shelter, education and medical care. We raise funds through workplace giving campaigns, a brochure mailing to every household in Jefferson County and through broad promotion of the GiveJefferson.org online giving platform, where donors can choose to donate to specific organizations. In 2019, the UGN Give Jefferson Campaign will run from November 1st to December 31st, 2019.
Jefferson Community Foundation, in response to multiple requests from nonprofit partners, is conducting a confidential compensation survey among Jefferson County nonprofits. We are asking every nonprofit with paid staff in Jefferson County to participate so that results can be as reliable, comprehensive and anonymous as possible. This local salary survey should take between 5 and 25 minutes, depending on the size of your organization.
Jefferson Community Foundation (JCF) will award $10,000 to a local nonprofit that addresses housing solutions Jefferson County, WA. Proposals will be accepted for mission driven programs or general operations. Proposals due March 31st.
It is with deep appreciation and love for the lasting contributions that Phil Johnson made in our community that we remember him today. In 2017, the Jefferson County Democrats established the Phil Johnson Environmental Scholarship Fund to honor his efforts to preserve the health and integrity of our local lands and waters. You can honor Mr. Johnson’s legacy by making a donation here or mailing a check to Phil John Fund c/o Jefferson Community Foundation 201B W. Patison Street, Port Hadlock, WA 98339.
Jefferson Community Foundation is honored to steward a part of Pat Hundausen’s legacy in our community. Last year, Pat and her husband David established the Hundhausen Key City Public Theater Scholarship Fund. We send our condolences to all who knew and loved her.
Nearly 2 Million Pacific Northwest (PNW) households can’t afford a basic monthly budget that includes housing, food, child care, health care, transportation and a smartphone, according to new reports released by the United Ways of the Pacific Northwest and the United Way ALICE Project. The 2016 data shows that 40 percent of the 4.95 million households in the three states of Idaho, Oregon and Washington aren’t earning enough to make ends meet.
KPTZ Radio Port Townsend is excited to launch a new community survey to help KPTZ steer the future of local, independent community radio in Jefferson County. Whether you’re a daily listener or you’ve never tuned in, they want to hear from you.