The First Federal Community Foundation announced last week the gifting of $400,000 to nonprofit agencies throughout the region.
The awards include a $25,000 Community Development grant for reconstruction and expansion of the Dungeness River Audubon Center in Sequim, and a $5,000 Community Support grant for construction of the new Sequim Museum & Arts building.
Other Olympic Peninsula-area grants include:
• a $25,000 Community Development grant to equip North Olympic Healthcare Network with a new seven-chair dental clinic serving low-income patients in Port Angeles;
• a $25,000 Economic Development grant to the North Olympic Regional Veteran’s Housing Network for construction of a new retail facility that will employ disabled veterans in Forks;
• a $100,000 Community Development grant to the Jefferson Healthcare Foundation, to renovate the inpatient areas of Jefferson Healthcare Medical Center;
• a $50,000 Community Development grant to KPTZ Radio (Port Townsend), to purchase a transmitter site and develop emergency broadcast center program;
• a $25,000 Affordable Housing grant Habitat for Humanity of East Jefferson County’s South County Home Repair Program.
• a $5,000 Community Support Grant to Camp Beausite Northwest in Jefferson County to expand programming for camper with disabilities, and,
• a $5,000 Community Support Grant for developmentally disabled adult programs at Olympic Neighbors’ new facility, also in Jefferson County.
First Federal Community Foundation is a private 501(c)3 charitable corporation funded with a gift of cash and stock from First Northwest Bancorp, the parent company of First Federal Savings and Loan Association of Port Angeles.
For more information, contact Jan Simon at 360-417-3112 or firstname.lastname@example.org.