Make a Difference Day Grants

Make a Difference Day

Application Opens: September 1
Application Deadline: October 1

Up to $200 is available to organizations and groups participating in Make a Difference Day community projects in 2018.

Eligibility and Terms

  • Must have participated in Make a Difference Day in 2017
  • Must be a 501c3 public charity, agency, or be sponsored by a qualifying agency
  • Funds can be used in a broad variety of ways to help implement or enhance the quality of volunteer efforts for your project

This grant is made possible through USA Weekend Magazine prizes from the Gannett Foundation, now managed by the Community Foundation of NCW.

To view a list of projects or submit your own, visit

For questions or more information, contact Laurel Helton at 509-663-6662 or

Make a Difference Day Grant Application

  • According to IRS Guidelines, as a component fund of the Community Foundation of NCW, grant funds can only be issued to 501(c)(3) charitable organizations. If you do not have a 501(c)(3) determination, you may submit your request under the umbrella of an organization with this determination (for example your church or local nonprofit such as the YMCA or Serve Wenatchee Valley) if they have agreed to accept the grant on your behalf. Please be sure this arrangement is in place befure submitting your application.
  • You must have participated in a Make a Difference Day Project in the year prior to be eligible for a grant.
  • Please include how you will use the grant funds and the impact you expect the project to have on the community.

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