Foundation / Corporation
Community Sustaining Fund (CSF) of Thurston County
Grants of up to $1,000 and grants of up to $2,000 to Washington nonprofit and for-profit organizations, groups, and individuals in eligible locations to support projects that benefit the local community. Priority will be given to projects that support Coronavirus (COVID-19) recovery, provide aid, promote equity and harmony, and cultivate a healthy environment. Additional focus areas include community building, social justice, farming, and projects that support women. Eligible projects take place across all of Thurston County.
The local, national, and global community faces numerous challenges. The past year has weighed heavily upon many. This is also a moment of great opportunity, a time when profound healing is necessary and possible. Given this context, the Community Sustaining Fund seeks grant requests that reflect the need for restoration and hope. Priority will be given to applications that meet one or more of the following criteria:
The Fund's highest goal is to support the start-up of long-term organizations and programs that align with topics and guidelines listed below. Depending upon available funds in the grant round, secondary priority is given to already established organizations and/or projects that have a brief timeline of completion, but still align with all other grant criteria.
Grants are awarded by CSF for organizational needs such as start-up funding, public outreach, training, equipment, and special projects. CSF realizes that most applicants will neither be involved in all of these activities, nor fit all the criteria listed below. Hence, the CSF treats all applications as case-specific and unique.
CSF considers applications which:
CSF seeks to fund groups working in the following areas:
Sue Lundy Memorial Fund
Applications for Sue Lundy funds need to meet one or more of the following criteria.
GrantWatch ID#: 181123
CSF: Applicants may request up to $1,000, however, awards have historically ranged from $100-$600.
Sue Lundy Memorial Fund: Application grant requests can be up to $2,000
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Please email a completed grant application as a file attachment to:
firstname.lastname@example.org (our strong preference for saving paper)
OR mail the original, double-sided plus three (3) copies of your application to:
2103 Harrison Ave NW, #2715
Olympia WA 98502.
USA: Washington: Thurston County
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