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Grays Harbor Community Foundation invests $228,150 back into our community through Community Building Grants Program

Grays Harbor Community Foundation invests $228,150 back into our community through Community Building Grants Program The Grays Harbor Community Foundation is pleased to invest $228,150 into the community through our second cycle Community Building Grants program. This cycle marks the most applicants ever received during a single grant cycle with twenty-nine applications. The organizations that […]

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Grays Harbor Community Foundation Launches Agency Endowment Matching Program

The Grays Harbor Community Foundation is excited to launch our newest effort to partner with local nonprofits through our Agency Endowment Matching Program. This program was created to help organizations build a source of income that will benefit their organizations and mission in perpetuity. The Community Foundation will match 20% of any new gift to […]

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Grays Harbor Community Foundation Awards $27,500 Through Newly Formed Small Grants Program

The Grays Harbor Community Foundation is pleased to invest $27,500 into our community through our newly formed Small Grants Program. The Foundation created this new program in addition to our twice annual Community Building Grants Program in order to address immediate, smaller scale needs in our community that range between $500 – $5,000. We were […]

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We are hiring! Foundation looking for an enthusiastic Administrative Assistant to join our team.

Foundation Overview Formed in 1994, the Grays Harbor Community Foundation is an independent corporation with       501(c) (3) public charity status. The Foundation is governed by a Board of Directors that supports local philanthropy by helping individuals, families, and corporations establish permanent endowments and other funds for a variety of charitable purposes within Grays Harbor County, […]

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Grays Harbor Community Foundation Awards over $205,000 to local school districts and Grays Harbor College

The Grays Harbor Community Foundation is pleased to invest over $205,000 into our local schools through our Annual Education grants program. The Annual Education Grants program was designed specifically for districts to prioritize tops needs that will provide the most district-wide impact. This is a new program created by the Foundation in order to help […]

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Grays Harbor Community Foundation Launches Small Grants Program

The Grays Harbor Community Foundation (GHCF) operates a highly impactful Community Building Grants program twice annually. These opportunities are targeted towards organizations looking to address larger scale projects in our community. However, to truly be responsive and meet the needs of our community, the GHCF has implemented a Small Grants Program. This program targets organizations […]

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Grays Harbor Community Foundation awards over $700,000 in scholarships

Thanks to our kind and generous donors, this year the Grays Harbor Community Foundation awarded over $700,000 to students throughout Grays Harbor County for their post-secondary education. Students are able to attend any school or program of their choice and all scholarships are renewable at variable amounts for an additional three years. Rich Vroman, Chairman […]

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Leaving a Lasting Legacy in South Beach

Arnold and Marianna Perttula, lifetime Grays Harbor residents, recently gifted the Foundation a significant donation to support Ocosta High School graduates. Before their passing, the Perttula’s  designated in their will that their estate be given to the Grays Harbor Community Foundation to support Ocosta High School graduates achieve their post-secondary education. In 1955, Arnold and […]

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