“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
It’s census time friends; time to stand up and be counted. Which is why we are delighted to introduce you to the Whatcom Complete Count Committee (WCCC), a volunteer census support effort established by tribal and local governments, community leaders and organizations—including Whatcom Community Foundation— to ensure that every person on tribal lands and in all jurisdictions across Whatcom County… Continue reading
When Maggie Orozco and her three kids move into their Telegraph Townhome next spring, they’ll be one of Whatcom County’s first eight families to benefit from the Threshold Fund, a revolving construction loan guaranty established at the Community Foundation in 2017. The fund is the brainchild of Habitat for Humanity in Whatcom County and Kulshan… Continue reading
GEORGE & BOB
George Muldrow and Bob Bragg met in college in the 50’s and spent the next 63 years teaching, creating art and building their lives together until they passed away within three months of each other in 2017. Throughout their lives they gave major gifts, including many scholarship funds, in honor of various family members. But they also… Continue reading
APPLY BY OCTOBER 1 TO BE CONSIDERED FOR UP TO $10,000 IN “FUNDS FOR WHATCOM COUNTY”
The Whatcom Community Foundation’s annual Funds for Whatcom County grant round is open for applications. The non-renewable grants of up to $10,000 are meant to support relative and timely activities that take a cooperative approach to building community connections, affordable housing, arts and culture,… 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
Contributing to the Threshold Fund advances affordable housing solutions in Whatcom County; providing social, economic, educational and environmental returns to our community. It’s a pathway for our exceptionally caring community to come together. Generating a transformational opportunity one child, one family, one neighborhood and one city at a time. Read more…
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