Whidbey Community Foundation will join in a nationwide celebration, November 12-18, 2020, to recognize the increasingly important role that community foundations play in fostering local collaboration and innovation to address persistent civic and economic challenges.Continue reading “WCF Joins Nationwide Celebration to Recognize the Local Impact of Community Foundations”
Whidbey Community Foundation is excited to announce the awardees of its 3rd Annual Grant Cycle. Grants this year were focused on general operating and capacity building support due to the effects of Covid-19 on nonprofits.Continue reading “WCF Announces Awardees from Annual Grant Cycle”
The Holiday Sculpture Fund is a gift to our community from renowned sculptor Georgia Gerber and her husband, Randy Hudson.Continue reading “Introducing the 2020 Holiday Sculpture: Three French Hens”
Every 10 years, everyone in the country is counted in the national census. And when we say everyone, we mean everyone. All residents of every ethnicity, regardless of immigration status, including kids, seniors, military members, and people experiencing homelessness.
As of September 17, Washington state has a self-response rate of 71.8%. Island County has a self-response rate of 69.2%. We have more to go.Continue reading “Complete the Census today, benefit our community for the next 10 years”
Whidbey Community Foundation (WCF) awarded a grant to the Opportunity Council for the NW Center for Child Care Retention and Expansion. As part of the award, approximately $25,000 will be made available for pass-through grants to all licensed child care providers on Whidbey Island.Continue reading “WCF invests in child care providers from COVID-19 Community Resilience Fund”