Grant Criteria

Eligible organizations: 501(c)(3) tax-exempt nonprofit organizations (or fiscally sponsored by one), public agencies, school districts, libraries, parks with programs and/or services in Snohomish County.

1) Rick Steves’ Europe Fund Capacity Grants (CLOSED)Grant requests may be made via a brief Letter of Interest (LOI) starting on August 31st, 2017.  Create an agency profile to beginDeadline: The last day of each month September – December in 2017 or until all funds have been awarded. Notification: Agencies will be notified within 30 days of the committee decision. Grant range: $500 – $2500. Criteria: Grants could support the following development or systems: strategic planning; organizational audit and consulting; technology, marketing or business planning; volunteer management; executive coaching; fundraising software or planning; data evaluation and collections; staff/board training focused on operations; websites, computer networks or database development; internal systems: accounting and human resources

2) Nysether Family Fund(CLOSED). An online Letter of Interest (LOI) will be accepted starting August 21, 2017. Create an agency profile to begin. LOI deadline: September 14. Criteria: guidelines can be found online after posted on August 21st. Notification: applicants will be notified if they are invited to submit a full grant application later this fall.

3) Coastal Community Bank Employee Giving Fund. Deadline:Friday, October 27th at 4 p.m. (Link to downloadable application) Criteria: grants should fit one of the criteria below and be located in a community where Coastal Community Bank does business. Individual schools, capital expenses and endowments are not considered for funding. Audience: programs that serve children or seniors for Basic Needs: food, clothing, shelter or Other Human Services: safety, mental health. Grant range: awards typically range from $1000 – $5,000.  Please make your request within this range. Applicants can expect to be notified of decisions within 60 days of the deadline.

UPCOMING Grants…check back soon.

-Rick Steves’ Europe Fund – Diversity, Equity & Inclusion grants
-Arts Travel Fund
-Everett Youth Impact Fund
-Sky Valley Human Services