The Community Foundation supports 2 monthly roundtables for non-profit Executive Directors in Whatcom County, who meet together to: – Learn and share best practices – Support each other in handling challenges around fund development, board relations, and managing staff and volunteers – Enhance their leadership skills One of the groups … Continue reading
Sun’s out, sneakers on! One Mile for Justice goes through Sunday this week.
Are you a walker or a runner? Or somebody who gets in a couple thousand steps just going about your day? This week make those steps count for justice! Fairhaven Runners is challenging our community to walk or run one mile and benefit the Whatcom Community Foundation’s… Continue reading
What if we could ensure a market for local farmers and feed our food-insecure neighbors in one program? That’s the Farm-to-Freezer project in a nutshell, and it’s just one idea cooking in the Food Security Task Force, convened in late March by the Community Foundation at the request of Whatcom Unified Command.
While the focus is on responding to the… Continue reading
All In WA brings Washingtonians together to address the health, social, and economic impacts of COVID-19. The All In WA benefit concert broadcasts live on June 24th at 7 pm via Amazon Music’s Twitch channel as well as on Seattle-area NBC affiliates KING 5 and KONG. The show includes Pearl Jam, Macklemore, Brandi Carlile, Ciara, Russell Wilson, The Black Tones,… Continue reading
“While the scope and scale of needs – financial and otherwise – resulting from COVID-19 are still unclear, we know that they will be significant,” said Peter Theisen, CEO… Continue reading
The Community Foundation Board is putting $100,000 into the Resilience Fund to start helping our neighbors address the affects of the Coronavirus (COVID-19).
The Resilience Fund is our community’s bounce-back fund. It’s here to help anyone and everyone —individuals, families, nonprofits, businesses—recover from a crisis or disaster through a combination of emergency preparedness investments and response funding.
The Resilience… Continue reading
We are looking for a Senior Staff Assistant to join our dynamic team!
Could this job be a good fit for you? If your answer to the following questions is ‘yes’ – it just might be!
· Do you flourish in a dynamic, fast-paced environment? We’re looking for someone who can be focused, well-organized and productive in the… Continue reading
This year’s Shrimp Dinner has a new location – beautiful Bellewood Acres!
Please Join us!
6pm on Saturday, March 2, 2019 Bellewood Acres, 6140 Guide Meridian
Dinner is $50 per person Tickets are limited! Please call the Whatcom… Continue reading
Project Neighborly grants spark ideas about how we can all become better neighbors. They make the necessary resources available to bring them to life. Your enthusiasm for more neighborly communities, from the water to the mountains and between our international and county borders, combined with your energy and ingenuity will result in more area residents being neighborly –… Continue reading
NEXT BOARD MATCH WILL TAKE PLACE IN 2020. STAY TUNED!
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 who are working to make a difference?
If you answered ‘yes’ to the questions above, you… Continue reading