Long dock extending out over the water at dusk

Apply for a grant

As the Foundation grows through investments and gifts from donors and businesses, we will establish a variety of funds to make financial grants to Whidbey Island nonprofits.

Grant Cycle 2018: The grant application period is now closed. Decisions are expected to be made by the Board of Directors at the October meeting, and grants distributed in November 2018. Short reports will be required of the grantees one year after grants are awarded.

Eligibility to Apply for Grants
Any organization that operates with a charitable status or for a charitable purpose on Whidbey Island is eligible to apply for a grant. They do not need to have a headquarters or physical presence on Whidbey, as long as services are provided here.

Whidbey Community Foundation does not award grants for the following ineligible organizations or purposes:
• Annual campaign appeals
• Endowments
• Individuals
• Political or lobbying activities
• Private operating foundations
• For-profit organizations
• Scholarships
• Religious organizations for sacramental or theological purposes

WCF Grant Process Frequently Asked Questions

If you have questions about the grant process, contact the Community Foundation at info@whidbeyfoundation.org, or call us at 360-660-5041.

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