We will support:
501(c)(3) groups throughout Washington and Oregon who meet the stated areas of interest.
Grants are made for general operating expenses and/or special projects.
The Foundation no longer accepts requests for multi-year support.
We will NOT support:
Requests for research projects or scholarships.
Museums or museum displays.
Book or film productions, unless the production is an essential component of the funded project.
Requests from schools, universities, or their fundraising affiliates.
Programs related to energy conservation, alternative energy, nuclear waste, toxics, or global warming.
Land/property purchase, or capital campaigns for building construction or renovations.
Requests related to gardening programs, or the creation or renovation of urban or community parks.
Requests related to urban forests.
Environmental education programs.
Land Trusts that are primarily agriculturally focused.
Requests from farms.
Requests for habitat restoration in areas that have been fragmented by agriculture use.
Requests for habitat restoration that does not restore habitat to its native state.
Quasi-governmental organizations, such as:
Regional Fisheries Enhancement groups
Soil and Water Conservation Districts
Applications must be completed in the same cycle in which the LOI is submitted.
If your organization’s LOI or proposal has been denied, please wait a year before re-applying.
Grants range from $5,000 to $15,000. Approximately $650,000 is granted each year.