Grants Funded — More than $800,000 to Date

Grants awarded on March 30, 2020

  1. Volunteers of America, 211 staffing increase, $7000
  2. Catholic Community Services of Snohomish County, Mercy House safety-net support for vulnerable populations in Edmonds, Lynnwood & Mountlake Terrace, $25,000
  3. Grants for families with young children through United Way CORE Collaboratives, (Donor Designated) $90,000
    • Homeward House Collaborative, serving families with infants in dependency, $15,000
    • Making Life Work Collaborative, serving the Stanwood-Camano communities $15,000
    • North Counties Community Collaborative, serving families in the Darrington School District catchment area $15,000
    • Improving School Attendance Collaborative, serving the Everett Public Schools families in transition $15,000
    • All Families Are Ready Collaborative, Casino Road, Everett, $15,000
    • United Way of Snohomish County, capacity support for collaboratives, $15,000

Grants awarded on March 23, 2020

  1. Snohomish County Food Bank Coaltion (serving 22 partners) – $75,000. Shelf stable food, supplements for seniors.
  2. Volunteers of America, 211 administered, safety-net support including food, medicine, utilities and rental support for vulnerable populations in Everett, Marysville, Granite Falls, Lake Stevens, Snohomish, Mukilteo – $50,000
  3. YWCA of Snohomish County – safety-net support including food, medicine, utilities and rental support for vulnerable populations in south Snohomish County – $40,000
  4. St.Vincent de Paul, safety-net services for vulnerable populations, Everett – $25,000

First grants awarded on March 16, 2020

The Coronavirus Response Fund partners allocated the first grants from the fund for immediate, safety-net services to families, seniors and individuals. We prioritized funding to nonprofits with strong relationships and a proven track record. We also looked at geographic disbursement.

  1. Arlington Community Resource Center (VOA) – $25,000
  2. Community Resource Center of Stanwood-Camano – $25,000
  3. Homage Senior Services – $25,000
  4. North Counties’ Family Services, Darrington, – $25,000
  5. Sultan Family Support Center (VOA) – $25,000
  6. Take the Next Step, Monroe – $25,000


Grant commitments were made to nonprofits serving various communities of color across Snohomish County ($125,000) (Donor Designated) and Snohomish Health District in support of the infrastructure for drive-through testing ($165,225). Last updated 4/2/20

Proactive fundraising continues. Additional granting to the community will be made as funds are available. Current foundation and corporate gifts.