What’s New

Free Workshop on Fundraising

Washington Nonprofits will again bring professional training to Whidbey Island nonprofits. The training is free, using the Promotion Code listed below.

  • Ask, Thank, Report, Repeat
  • Thursday, November 8, 1:00 – 4:00
  • Whidbey Island Nordic Lodge, Coupeville
  • Promotion Code:  WCF2018

Jim ShapiroJim Shapiro
Jim Shapiro has spent 20 years serving and working in the nonprofit sector. Jim is a seasoned and experienced development professional, and has led successful capital campaigns, events, and development efforts for a large number of organizations. He has consulted with charities, community groups, churches, and schools throughout the Pacific Northwest on topics of leadership, board governance, and management.

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Free Workshop on Board Leadership

Whidbey Community Foundation is pleased to partner again with Washington Nonprofits, and with the Office of the Secretary of State, to bring professional training to Whidbey Island nonprofits. The training is free, using the Promotion Code listed below.

  • Boards in Gear: The why, what, who, and how of board leadership
  • Tuesday, September 11, 2018, 9:00am – 1:00pm
  • Whidbey Island Nordic Lodge Hall, Coupeville
  • Presenter: Nancy Bacon, Washington Nonprofits
  • Promotion Code:  WCF2018

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First Grant Cycle Open in August 2018

Due to the generosity of a local donor, the Whidbey Community Foundation will provide grants to Human Service organizations “that act on and respond to the needs of people in need.” Grant applications for up to $5,000 will be accepted through the website from 8/1 to 8/31. See For Nonprofits and Apply for a Grant for online link to the grant application.

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Board Training Held in May 2018

Almost 70 board members and staff of Whidbey nonprofits attended free training in May provided by Whidbey Community Foundation. WCF Board Member Sara Kelly and her father Doug Kelly, both attorneys, donated their time to provide workshops on the Legal and Financial Responsibilities of Nonprofit Board Members. The workshops were provided free to Whidbey nonprofits, and held at the South Whidbey Community Center and the Oak Harbor Senior Center.

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