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”
WCF recognizes the uncertainty that lays ahead for our nonprofit partners as they navigate their operations and programs during the pandemic. The next year or more will look different from any other we have experienced. The economic forecast, public health considerations, and advisories are expected to change regularly. How are nonprofits adapting to this new environment? How can we balance concern for safety with resuming critical community services? What sort of “new normal” can we expect?Continue reading “Whidbey Nonprofit Survey Results and Next Zoom Community Forum”