Community Foundation’s Regional Impact Grant Reopens

Awarded Quarterly (First Quarter Due September 30) The Community Foundation of NCW has reopened its Regional Impact Grant (RIG), the largest funding opportunity for nonprofits in the region. The RIG has been on-hold for the last two years as the Foundation retooled its grantmaking and changed criteria to respond to the impacts of nonprofits during…

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Community Foundation of NCW Awards over $1M in Scholarships

The Community Foundation of NCW has awarded $1,061,700 in scholarships to 228 students from North Central Washington and beyond – the largest award amount and number of student recipients to date. The Foundation now manages over 120 scholarships established by individuals, families, and businesses from across the region who care deeply about supporting local students’…

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Strategic Consulting Grants Awarded to 14 Nonprofits

The Nonprofit Practices Institute (a partnership between the Community Foundation of NCW and the Icicle Fund) has funded Strategic Consulting Grants to 14 nonprofits across the region. The Strategic Consulting Grant will provide one-on-one customized consulting in one of three areas: Planning and Engagement; Partnerships and Collaboration, or Organizational Culture and Structure. Grant recipients will…

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Hugs for Healthcare Heroes Final Distribution

The Hugs for Healthcare Heroes campaign has made its third and final “Hug in a Mug” distribution, resulting in 1,696 healthcare heroes at Confluence Health, Columbia Valley Community Health, Cascade Medical Center, and Lake Chelan Community Hospital that have been recognized for their hard work and sacrifices during the pandemic. Each “Hug in a Mug” was…

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Give NCW Raises $561,189 for NCW Nonprofits

The Community Foundation of NCW is pleased to announce that $561,189 has been raised to benefit 60 nonprofit organizations across the region through Give NCW. Give NCW is an annual online fundraising campaign hosted by the Community Foundation that begins Thanksgiving Day through December 31st. Typically the campaign is reserved for nonprofits that have received…

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Community Foundation of NCW Awards $735,725 in Grants to Nonprofits

The Community Foundation of NCW has awarded $735,725 in grants to several nonprofit organizations through its retooled grant programs and community partnerships. The foundation’s grant programming has been updated to focus on providing stability for nonprofits who have been impacted by Covid-19. The survival challenges nonprofits face parallel those of small businesses, with some struggling…

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Community Foundation Receives $1.7M Bequest to Benefit Methow Valley

The Community Foundation of NCW has received a $1.7M bequest that will support Methow Valley nonprofits in perpetuity through the Methow Valley Fund. The bequest came from Ken Westman, a long-time Methow Valley resident who cared deeply about providing charitable resources to benefit the Methow Valley and its citizens. Throughout his lifetime, Ken was an…

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Give Methow Raises over a Half Million for Methow Valley Nonprofits

The Community Foundation of NCW’s Give Methow campaign has raised $522,204 for 36 Methow Valley nonprofits – over $200,000 more than last year. Give Methow is an annual crowdfunding campaign hosted by the Community Foundation during the month of October to build awareness of nonprofit work that benefits the Methow Valley and provide an easy…

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