Grays Harbor Community Foundation Awards $480,666 in Grants

The Grays Harbor Community Foundation is pleased to invest $480,666 into our community through our 2021 1st Cycle Community Building Grants program. Twenty organizations were awarded with projects ranging from repairs on local historical buildings, to feeding the hungry as well as improvements to community youth baseball fields. The organizations that were funded through our 2021 First Cycle Community Building Grants program include:

Aberdeen Little League – Field and Restroom Improvements

Catholic Community Services – Feed the Hungry Program

Chehalis Basin Task Force – Grays Harbor Stream Team

City of Hoquiam – Olympic Stadium Repairs

Eldon Bargewell Memorial Project – Delta Park Statue

Fellowship of Elma – Roof Project

Greater Grays Harbor Inc. – Small Business Support

Hoquiam Girls Fastpitch Association – Gable Field Lighting

Hoquiam Youth Baseball – Mr. T’s Bat-A-Rama

Lake Quinault School District – Gym Bleachers

Montesano School District – Interactive Technology

The Moore Wright Group – Disaster Center

Morningside – Operating Expenses

Oakville School District – Program Enhancements

Pacific Education Institute – Education Support

Pediatric Interim Care – Infant Withdrawal Program

Salvation Army of Grays Harbor – Program Support

Saving the Nations – Food Bank

Taholah School District – Playground Structure

YMCA of Grays Harbor – Camp Bishop Improvements

Grays Harbor Community Foundation Executive Director, Eric Potts, commented “The Foundation currently manages over $84M in assets thanks to a combination of our kind and generous donors and tremendous market growth. Grant awards have significantly increased in recent years because of this and we value our partnerships with our donors and local nonprofits and schools, now more than ever, as we continue look for ways to give back to the community after a difficult year for so many in Grays Harbor.”

You may find out more about our grants program by checking the Foundation website at or contacting our office at 360-532-1600 or by e-mail at Our next Community Building Grants deadline is October 1st at 5PM. We are also offering our next Small Grants Cycle with a deadline of June 1st at 5PM.