WHAT MATTERS TO YOU?

Let's Make Whatcom County Better, Together.

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“We discovered a wealth of opportunities here. You know that your gift is making a difference.” – Jayme & David Curley

Our staff will work closely with you to set up a fund that will allow you to achieve maximum impact in the areas that matter to you. The Whatcom Community Foundation is home to more than 150 separate funds – each with a unique purpose, each created by a visionary individual, family, nonprofit or corporation.

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“We’re excited to be a part of the Foundation – it’s an adventure in building and strengthening our community. What could be more thrilling?”
– John & Joyce Pedlow 

The Fund for Whatcom County is for people whose passion is to improve life right here in our corner of the world. It focuses on meeting the changing needs of our local communities today and in the future. This fund supports activities and organizations that improve the ability of people to help themselves, increase connections among people, and take cooperative approaches to community issues.

When you support our community by investing in the Fund for Whatcom County your gift will be combined with others to respond to our most pressing needs and opportunities.

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“Community is extremely important to us, and we appreciate everything the Whatcom Community Foundation does to strengthen and enhance our community. That’s why we joined the Madrona Society.”

How do you want to be remembered? Like dozens of your neighbors, you can make a lasting difference in the community you love by including the Community Foundation in your will or living trust. 

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The Prosperity Initiative: Brighter Futures for Everyone.

The Prosperity Initiative: Brighter Futures for Everyone.

Envision a community where every person has the opportunity to live a healthy, productive life. This is the goal of the Prosperity Initiative. Read more.

Whatcom Farm to School: Fresh, Local, Healthy Food at School

Whatcom Farm to School: Fresh, Local, Healthy Food at School

Thanks to generous support for the Foundations Sustainable Whatcom Fund, Whatcom Farm-to-School has grown tremendously since starting in 2009. Read more.

Frank & Dorothy Lang: Leaving a Legacy

Frank & Dorothy Lang: Leaving a Legacy

The Langs left a powerful legacy with a $2.4 million bequest to the Community Foundation to benefit the Senior Center. How do you want to be remembered? Read more.