METHOW VALLEY FUND ADVISORY BOARD

Sustainable funding for a healthy, vibrant Methow Valley

Do you love the Methow Valley community and believe in the important role that nonprofits play in making it a better place to live, work and play? Are you eager to learn more about the challenges and opportunities facing local organizations? Do you have a passion for supporting and being a champion for groups working to move the needle on community issues?

The Methow Valley Fund (MVF), held at the Community Foundation of NCW, supports nonprofits and community agencies with programs that address community needs in the Methow Valley. The Methow Valley Fund Advisory Board aims to represent a broad and diverse cross section of the community, including a mix of long-time and newer residents, working and retired individuals, donors, volunteers, nonprofit representatives, and community members.

Advisors provide leadership and input, recommend grants from restricted funds established to benefit the Methow Valley community, and help grow endowment funds at the Foundation by inspiring potential donors to leave a legacy in their local community.

MVF Advisors agree to participate for a three year term (renewable once), actively engage in Advisory Board meetings (4 - 6 per year), join and be involved in a minimum of one committee, evaluate grant applications and attend site visits, and be an ambassador with donors, nonprofit partners, and the community.

We are seeking new volunteers to serve as Methow Valley Fund Advisory Board Members!

Applications are due on May 31, 2022 at 10 PM.
New Advisory terms begin on July 1, 2022.

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YOUR GIFT AT WORK

Tenoch Mandujano

Tenoch Mandujano

Scholarship Recipient

"My father was a migrant agricultural worker who eventually started his own cherry and apple orchard. [He] told me if I wanted to live a better life, I had to get an education. I plan on starting a career with the Chelan PUD with a passion for renewable energy and in turn give back to my parents and community for supporting my dreams.”

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Chelan Douglas Volunteer Attorney Services

REGIONAL IMPACT GRANT RECIPIENT

The Regional Impact Grant provided funds to hire a Housing Justice and Outreach Coordinator to visit rural and underserved areas. Rosie’s bilingual and bicultural skills and experience have increased equity of service. Rosie is building partnerships with local organizations through events such as the Columbia Valley Community Health’s Back to School Drive, as well as posting yard signs.

ThomasSmith

Aero Methow Rescue Service

STRATEGIC CONSULTING GRANT RECIPIENT

Due to being rural, remote, and geographically isolated Aero Methow Rescue Service must be prepared to do more than respond to emergencies. We have become a healthcare partner who fills gaps in service.  This program allows our board the time and ability to work with a Strategic Planner to modify our plan to address those gaps.

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