Jefferson County Community Foundation

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CHIMACUM TEENS PARTICIPATE IN GRANTMAKING PROCESS

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Chimacum students were involved in selecting what Port Hadlock organization would receive funds from the Edgar Morrison grant. “This will encourage kids to develop an interest in philanthropy,” said Carla Caldwell, the former Executive Director of the Jefferson County Community Foundation that is administering the annual grant. “It’s important to involve them in the decision­making [...]

JCCF ANNOUNCES NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

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The boards of the United Good Neighbors of Jefferson County and Jefferson County Community Foundation have announced the appointment of Ken Grafham as the new executive director effective April 12. Both boards unanimously approved Grafham's appointment after a six-month process that involved interviewing many candidates. The boards are confident that Grafham's business acumen, strategic planning [...]

GREAT FOUNDATIONS

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When a man named Edgar Morrison passed away a few years ago, he left money to the Greater Tacoma Community Foundation with a stipulation that directly affects our area. He wanted disbursements from his donation to support young people and/or seniors in the Port Hadlock area. It seems that little is known about Mr. Morrison [...]

GRANTMAKER’S FORUM TO AWARD $10,000 CAPACITY BUILDING GRANT

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The Jefferson County Community Foundation will award a $10,000 capacity building grant to a local nonprofit organization at its annual Grant Makers Forum on May 18. A second grant of $10,000 may be awarded to the recipient in 2017 dependent on the success of 2016 outcomes. At the heart of capacity building are resources and [...]

JCCF’S FUND FOR WOMEN AND GIRLS SPONSORS WOMEN & FILM

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“Women & Film,” the Port Townsend Film Festival’s annual Focus event, will be held Sat. and Sun., April 9-10. Eight feature films will screen during the day at the Rose and Rosebud Theatres, with a special event for all pass holders on Saturday night. Passes are on sale now. Five outstanding directors and a leading [...]