Grant Opportunities – 2020

The employees of Coastal Community Bank have decided not to have an open grant process for the Spring cycle. Instead, in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, they will give direct grants to nonprofits they have previously supported who provide basic human needs in our community. Grants will not be decided or allocated until June. Please do not send LOIs, emails, letters, etc., as the committee will not receive or review.

In light of the current crisis situation nonprofits in our community are facing because of the COVID-19 and the inability to meet to discuss proposals, Rick Steves Europe Fund is pausing all grant requests at this time.  Once we are able to resume operations, we will reach out and let you know what grants are available.

Thank you for all you are doing in the community.


The Community Foundation currently uses an online grant management system.  The first step to apply is to set up your agency profile here.  In the system you will have access to all the open grant processes at the Community Foundation. Some families choose to award grants directly.*  Please check back regularly for new grants that may have been added throughout the year.

Rick Steves Europe Fund – Capital Grants for Seniors 1/31/2020 PAUSED
Rick Steves Europe Fund – Racial Equity PAUSED PAUSED
Coastal Community Bank Employee Giving Fund – Fall Cycle 8/7/2020 10/9/2020
Rick Steves Europe Fund – Capacity Grants 9/14/2020 11/20/2020


For questions regarding grants or the online grant process, contact

Grants on a Two-Year Cycle

The Human Services Endowment Fund in Honor of Bob Drewel was established in 2003 to acknowledge Bob’s legacy of commitment to human service causes in our region. This fund is held by the Community Foundation of Snohomish County for the long-term benefit of human service agencies throughout Snohomish County.  Applications for the next two-year cycle will be available in 2021.

Grant – FAQs

Nysether Grants

The Nysether Family Foundation is no longer accepting grant requests through the Community Foundation of Snohomish County. Future grant requests will be handled directly by the Nysether Family Foundation. For addition information please contact the Nysether Family Foundation at PO Box 1201, Everett, WA  98206.