Jefferson County Community Foundation

Each year, thousands of dollars flow from Jefferson County Community Foundation to support the good work of local charitable groups. Here are some of the upcoming opportunities where nonprofit organizations and citizens are involved:

The 2015-2016 Fund for Women and Girls Grant RFP and Application are available now! Download the  2015-2016 FWG GRANT RFP and email Debbier@jccfgives.org for electronic copy of the application!

In honor of our 10th Anniversary, JCCF  awarded $10,000 in professional development grants for nonprofit leaders in Jefferson County.  Grants were awarded May 18, 2015 to Habitat for Humanity of East Jefferson County, Port Townsend School of Woodworking, Horse Partners, and Key City Public Theatre. Congratulations!

JCCF’s Giving Circle 3 (GC3) has announced the 2015 Grant Award: Quilcene School District "Garden to Cafeteria" program. The giving circle invited organizations providing services that successfully address one or more of these local food issues -- access, education safety, distribution and/or production -- to apply for a $10,000 grant. Congratulations to Quilcene School District!

Washington Grant Watch imageAs a service to local nonprofit organizations, JCCF maintains a subscription to GrantWatch.com, the leading detailed list of  government and foundation grants currently available. We are here to help you search opportunities. If you would like more information, please email Debbie Reid at debbier@jccfgives.org, or call 385.1729.

The 2015 Port Townsend Wearable Art Show was May 9, 2015 and what a show it was! Photos are in and you can see them here. Proceeds benefit JCCF's Fund for Women and Girls!

JCCF WELCOMES NEW GIVING CIRCLE BETTER LIVING THROUGH GIVING

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Better Living Through Giving is the fourth giving circle administered by JCCF. Giving Circles unite like-minded people who want to pool their charitable resources to address the needs of our community. Giving Circles provide social and educational benefits for members as they share hopes and visions for our community, research community needs, and make collective [...]

JCCF WELCOMES TWO NEW BOARD MEMBERS

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The Jefferson County Community Foundation (JCCF) recently welcomed two new members to its board of directors. Rose Lincoln Hamilton is the former president and CEO of the Greater Tacoma Community Foundation. During her time with the foundation, assets grew from $48 million to $107 million, and she supervised the distribution of $34 million in grants [...]

2015 JCCF SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS ANNOUNCED

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Deb Johnson Scholarship Recipients: Jack Pokorny, Port Townsend High School Jack will be attending Western Washington University in the fall. He is a committed student who has participated in wrestling, soccer and sailing as well as many other outdoor pursuits while attending high school. “I have big aspirations and strongly desire a college education where I [...]

ARTX: THE CENTER FOR ART EXPLORATION

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The Center for Art Exploration is a year-round arts and craft school soon to be located at Fort Worden’s life-long learning campus. We are repurposing Building 306 to create a facility dedicated to making to meet the needs of artists and craftspeople. Our varied curriculum covers a wide range of mediums, from traditional drawing and [...]