Your Community Foundation
The Community Foundation of NCW is a tax-exempt philanthropic organization that helps individuals, families, businesses, and agencies support charitable causes throughout Chelan, Douglas, and Okanogan counties.
Your gifts support a permanent endowment that will provide the resources necessary to meet the needs of our region and enhance our communities to preserve and improve our quality of life.
Making grants to strengthen and support local nonprofit organizations
The Community Foundation of NCW is one the only resources for grant-seeking nonprofits in our region. Through the Community Grants Program, nonprofit organizations can apply for financial support to continue the important work that improves and enhances our communities. The interest earned from your gifts to the foundation’s endowment enable this important grant making opportunity.
Advancing philanthropy at all levels of giving
Whether you give your time or money, whether you are able to give big or small – every gift matters, every dollar counts. Your generosity helps to build and inspire a culture of philanthropy in the region, where everyone feels they have something to give.
Raising awareness of local charitable needs and giving opportunities
There are over 500 nonprofit organizations in Chelan, Douglas and Okanogan counties that are all working to improve, protect, and enhance their community. Each of their causes makes a difference in someone’s life.
Managing the investments of our community’s charitable endowment
Your investment is professionally managed through a diverse portfolio with a strong record of growth. Your charitable gift grows over time in a safe, effective giving environment.