Jefferson County Community Foundation

JCCF Awards $7000 in 2016 Scholarships to local Jefferson County students.

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imgres-1Download the 2016-2017 Fund for Women and Girls Grant Application here. To request an interactive document, please email debbier@jccfgives.org.

For RFP Supporting Document, click here.

A special informational meeting will be held on Thursday, September 8, 2016. Local nonprofits are urged to attend this meeting at First Federal Conference Room, 9:00-11:00.

FUND FOR WOMEN & GIRLS ANNOUNCES 2016/17 GRANT OPPORTUNITY!

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The Jefferson County Community Foundation’s Fund for Women & Girls (FW&G) has released the 2016/2017 Request for Proposals (RFP). The mission of the JCCF Fund for Women and Girls is to empower women and girls through local investment in their future. FW&G seeks proposals from local non-profit organizations that are making a difference for women and [...]

JCCF AWARDS 2016 STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS

The Jefferson County Community Foundation (JCCF) recently awarded $7,000 to four local students. Cassie Olin from Port Townsend High School was awarded a $1000 scholarship from the Deb Johnson Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund. She will be attending University of Washington in the fall. The Deb Johnson Scholarship is awarded to an individual who participates actively [...]

JCCF LAUNCES A SOCIALLY RESPONSIVE INVESTMENT FUND

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Recognizing that donors may have an interest in allocating charitable dollars in a fashion that is consistent with their ethics and values, Jefferson County Community Foundation has launched a Socially Responsive Investment (SRI) fund that seeks to gain both financial and social benefit.  SRI funds typically focus on investments that also provide an environmental, social, and/or governance [...]

BETTER LIVING THROUGH GIVING CIRCLE AWARDS TWO GRANTS

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Working with kids was the common theme at the May 18 Jefferson County Community Foundation (JCCF) Giving Circle grant award event. The Port Townsend Public Library and Northwest Watershed Institute each received a $10,000 grant from Better Living Through Giving Circle, a group of like-minded people who wanted to pool their charitable resources. Ken Grafham, JCCF [...]

GC3 GIVING CIRCLE MAKES GRANT TO NORTH OLYMPIC SALMON COALITION

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Science education for Jefferson County youths also received a boost with a $20,000 grant from Giving Circle 3, awarded to the North Olympic Salmon Coalition (NOSC). Stewardship coordinator Sarah Doyle described NOSC's plans to incorporate climate-change curriculum into the "real learning, real work" middle school science curriculum, through which students provide community education, pot 1,000 [...]