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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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Grays Harbor Community Foundation Announces New Grant Structure

The Grays Harbor Community Foundation addresses community needs by supporting nonprofit organizations throughout Grays Harbor County. The Foundation recognizes that the needs of our community are many. We support organizations in arts and culture, education, health and human services. Grant applications from all nonprofit organizations that meet our priorities and that are serving local residents […]

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Great Beginnings in Grays Harbor

Last year, the Foundation decided to make a big investment in the future of Grays Harbor – our children. With a grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation as well as a significant investment of our own funds, we sought out community partnerships with our local Health Department, YMCA, school districts, the Early Learning Coalition, Grays Harbor […]

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Grays Harbor Community Foundation Announces 2016 Scholarships

This year the Grays Harbor Community Foundation had a record number 450 students apply for scholarships. We awarded $639,000 to students throughout Grays Harbor County for their post-secondary education. Rich Vroman, Chairman of the Scholarship Committee said, “This year we saw students from all communities throughout Grays Harbor apply for scholarships. It is deeply gratifying […]

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Grays Harbor Community Foundation Announces Capacity Building Grant Opportunities to Local Nonprofit Organizations

The Grays Harbor Community Foundation is excited to announce Capacity Building grant opportunities to local nonprofit organizations. The Foundation offers a quarterly discretionary grants cycle that is open to all local nonprofits, but Capacity Building is about strengthening management infrastructure and governance in organizations. The Capacity Building grants cycle will be open through 3rd quarter […]

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