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More than 30 Innovative Community Projects Supported by the Fund for Whatcom County

RecreationNW receives a grant for their Parkscriptions project

With help from many local donors, the Whatcom Community Foundation (WCF) awarded $220,000 in grants this year from the Fund for Whatcom County. The infusion of resources will bring thirty-one distinct local projects to life over the next 12 months.

President & CEO, Mauri Ingram, remarked “We are committed to creating a… Continue reading

Help the Ferndale Scholarship Fund Committee Raise Funds at the 8th Annual Shrimp Dinner & Silent Auction

Join the fun and help to raise funds for scholarships at 6pm on Saturday, November 5, at the 8th Annual Shrimp Dinner and Silent Auction! The event is being held at  at the Ferndale Legion Hall, 5537 2nd Ave.

Dinner is $50 per person ($30 is a tax deductible donation) Tickets are limited! Click here to… Continue reading

Whatcom Community Foundation’s New Board Match program Launches in October

This program is now full and registration has been closed.  If you would like to be notified of upcoming opportunities, please email rachel@whatcomcf.org

Do you want to make a difference in our community? Would you like to help a nonprofit organization you care about as member of their board? Are you interested in connecting with new people… Continue reading

Building Community With More Than $170,000 in Grant Awards!

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2016 Whatcom Community Foundation Competitive Grant Awardees

The Whatcom Community Foundation recently awarded grants totaling more than $170,000 to 31 local charitable organizations. According to Mauri Ingram, President & CEO “In January we invited local nonprofit organizations to tell us how they wanted to make our community better. After a thoughtful review by our grants committee volunteers, we are thrilled… Continue reading

Building Community Through Grantmaking

 

P1010503 The Whatcom Community Foundation recently awarded grants totaling more than $205,000 to 37 local charitable organizations. Mauri Ingram, President & CEO shares,“In January we invited local nonprofit organizations to tell us how they wanted to make our community better.  After a thoughtful review by our grants committee volunteers, we are thrilled to support these projects focused on collaborations… Continue reading