Across our 40-year-history, donors have provided more than $274 million in grant funding to improve the lives of all who call our region home.

Community Impact Grants

Grant requests for less than $10,000 that help local organizations transform innovative ideas into successful programs or partnerships that address critical needs or improve a nonprofit's ability to fulfill its mission.

Community Impact Grants are provided through a pool of funds set up by generous donors in our community. See list of funds.

These grant may be requested for up to $10,000 and may be received once a year. 

Our streamlined online application process is quick and easy for organizations that have demonstrated their transparency with an active profile The Giving Partner.

Requests for funding are reviewed monthly by a committee of foundation staff and community volunteers.

Thanks to donors who committed endowed support of various organizations and causes in the community, grant requests are considered individually throughout the year from organizations that help families realize their full potential.

2Gen & Education Grants

With innovative and collaborative programs, our aim is to partner with expert nonprofit organizations that support education for all ages and workforce development to encourage economic mobility.

Annual competitive grants from large Field of Interest funds that invest in specific causes throughout the community, focusing this year on animal welfare and health.

Cause-specific grants are announced in our Nonprofit Newsletter. Subscribe today to stay informed on current and future opportunities.

Cause-Specific Grants

Focusing this year on animal welfare and health.

Event Sponsorship

Requests for event sponsorship support are considered on an ongoing basis through this application.

Wondering how to recognize your event sponsors in a virtual setting?  Read our blog for ideas.

Events should represent the diversity of our region and uphold and promote activities that ensure accessibility for all.

They should also bring awareness to community needs and opportunities as well as demonstrate our area’s culture of philanthropy and strive to connect people with causes.

Only nonprofit organizations certified as 501(c)3 public charities with up-to-date profiles in The Giving Partner will be considered for event sponsorships. 

Need assistance?

Kirsten Russell

Vice President, Community Impact