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:

Register Now for the May 18th Luncheon, Workshop and 2015 Grant Awards! Do not miss this opportunity to hear Lynne Herer Smith from the Gates Foundation on "Lean Thinking in the Philanthropic World". We are thrilled to have Lynne and her Gates Foundation colleagues Jessica Hoffman and Aiko Bethea here to support the work of the foundation and our nonprofit community! Get more information and register here.

In honor of our 10th Anniversary, JCCF will be awarding $10,000 in professional development grants for nonprofit leaders in Jefferson County. An organization may apply for a grant up to $2500. For more information and to download the application: JCCF Professional Development Grant Application 2015 Grants will be awarded May 18, 2015.

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! Check out this video to find out more about the GC3 grant!

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

WEARABLE ART SHOW WALKS NEW RUNWAY AT MCCURDY PAVILLION

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Celebrating its fifth year, the 2015 Port Townsend Wearable Art Show features 25 designers and showcases 36 unique pieces during two performances at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 9, at McCurdy Pavilion at Fort Worden. A live video projection offers audience members an up-close-and-personal look at the art on the runway, making [...]

JEFFERSON LEGACY SOCIETY: FUNDING FOOTPRINTS IN THE FUTURE

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When asked what 'legacy' means to them, many people think first of family---raising children well, passing wealth on to future generations, educating grandkids. A broader definition includes long-term support for causes we believe in. In the charitable world this is known as 'planned giving.'

JCCF TO AWARD $10,000 IN GRANTS FOR PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

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In celebration of Jefferson County Community Foundation's (JCCF) 10th anniversary in 2015, the foundation plans to award $10,000 in grants to local nonprofit organizations to support the professional development of their volunteer or professional leaders. Organizations may apply for as much as $2,500 to help an individual enroll in a nonprofit management certification or degree [...]

FUND FOR WOMEN AND GIRLS DONATES COLORING BOOKS TO DOVE HOUSE

The JCCF Fund for Women and Girls chair, Debbi Steele with supporter Sue Hoover, present 100 coloring books and crayons to Beaulah Kingsolver, Executive Director of Dove House Advocacy Services. The Dove House will use the coloring books for children going into shelter and those who come in for forensic interviews with officers due to [...]