These are exciting times for Whidbey Community Foundation. We’re growing and embracing the next stage of impact through relationships, trust, and community. It’s more vital than ever to have broad community participation and diverse voices at the table to help guide our grantmaking, steward the community funds entrusted to us, and lead our strategic work.
We’re pleased to announce that we’re openly seeking community members to serve on our Board of Directors. This opportunity is a great way to inspire local philanthropy and support the Whidbey community you love. Please consider whether this may be a good fit for you, nominate yourself, and help us spread the word to your networks! Continue reading “WCF Open Call for Board Candidates”
Whidbey Community Foundation (WCF) is pleased to announce its fourth annual grant cycle will be opening on July 1. Any organization that operates with a charitable status or for a charitable purpose on Whidbey Island is eligible to apply for a grant. The organization does not need to have a headquarters or physical presence on Whidbey, so long as services are provided here. Continue reading “Whidbey Community Foundation Annual Grant Cycle Opens July 1st”
COVID-19 vaccines are actively being administered, Washington State is opening back up, and yet many Whidbey neighbors are struggling from the impacts of the continued pandemic. Goosefoot Community Fund and Whidbey Community Foundation have partnered to raise funds for the Whidbey Island Essential Needs Program with a mission to keep our Whidbey neighbors housed, keep them working and help them through emergencies. Continue reading “Whidbey Island Fundraiser for the Essential Needs Program”
On May 18, 2021, cities, states, elected officials, influencers and community groups are commemorating the third annual National Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Day Against Bullying and Hate, led by anti-bullying nonprofit Act To Change. Whidbey Community Foundation is committed to ending bullying and hate in the AAPI community and is proud to join this movement. Continue reading “Whidbey Community Foundation Marks Third Annual National AAPI Day Against Bullying and Hate”
Whidbey Community Foundation (WCF) envisions a more vibrant, healthy, and unified Whidbey Island community. Our mission is to improve the quality of life on Whidbey Island so those who call Whidbey home can thrive now and in the future. We cannot achieve this future without acknowledging and reconciling our past and present. Continue reading “Whidbey Community Foundation: Our Commitment to Anti-Racism, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion”