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 can be involved:

JCCF’s Giving Circle 3 (GC3) invites 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. Get more information here. Giving Circle GC3 Request for Proposals Grant Proposals will be accepted until 5:00 pm January 30, 2015. Grant proposals will be awarded in March, 2015 and distributed in April, 2015.

Call for Artist Entries for the juried 2015 Port Townsend Wearable Art Show is now available! Call for Entry WAS 2015 Deadline for entries to be submitted is January 21, 2015 with artist selection announced on January 31, 2014.

Purchase your tickets to the Port Townsend Wearable Show Now! The 2015 shows will be Saturday, May 9 with a matinee and evening performance at McCurdy Pavilion at Fort Worden State Park. Tickets are now available and can be purchased here. You may also order by phone by calling 800.838.3006.Find out more about the Port Townsend Wearable Art show here! We look forward to seeing you there!

GIFT BY GIFT, GRANT BY GRANT: A DECADE OF GROWTH AND GIVING

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It’s impossible not to notice that Jefferson County folks like to do things their own way. Just one visit to the Great Kinetic Sculpture Race or the Steampunk Festival makes the point. So it’s not surprising that the Jefferson County Community Foundation got started in an uncommon way. Most community foundations are born with a nest egg—$10 [...]

2015 PORT TOWNSEND WEARABLE ART SHOW IS IN THE WORKS!

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Call for Artist Entries for the Juried 2015 Port Townsend Wearable Art Show is now available! Call for Entry WAS 2015 Deadline for entries to be submitted is January 21, 2015 with artist selection announced on January 31, 2014. The 2015 shows will be Saturday, May 9 with a matinee and evening performance at McCurdy Pavilion [...]

FUND FOR WOMEN AND GIRLS AWARDS 2014 GRANT!

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Congratulations to Port Townsend Marine Science Center who has been awarded a $4000 grant from Jefferson County Community Foundation's Fund for Women and Girls. Their project, the TEENS Project (Teens Envisioning & Engineering New Solutions) seeks to prepare and empower young women to be the next generation of change-makers. This 5-day pilot program will invite [...]

GC3 GIVING CIRCLE $10,000 GRANT RFP AVAILABLE NOW!

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The Jefferson County Community Foundation (JCCF) is hosting Giving Circles as a way to encourage engaged philanthropy in Jefferson County and widen the number of active donors to worthy causes. The Community Foundation is a nonprofit public charity established for the express purpose of providing services to donors and to people who have resources to [...]