Coastal Community Bank Employee Giving Fund – Fall Cycle – 2018

The Coastal Community Bank Employee Giving Fund began in 2002 and is comprised of individual contributions from bank employees and directors. The fund enables them to pool their donations for the greatest impact. Employees have a direct say in the grants that are made from the fund by serving on a rotating grant advisory committee. The committee reviews requests in two application cycles per year in the spring and fall.

Grant Criteria

Eligible organizations: 501(c)(3) tax-exempt nonprofit organizations with programs and/or services in Snohomish County or Whidbey Island and in communities served by Coastal Community Bank. Organizations are limited to one application per organization and typically not funded more than one time per year. Grant awards typically range from $1,500-$3,000. Capital expenses and camp scholarships are not considered for funding. Grant decisions are made by a rotating committee of bank employees each representing all areas within the bank.

Applications should fit one of the criteria below.

  • Basic Needs (food, clothing, shelter and safety)
    • Families
    • Children
    • Seniors
  • Human Services
    • Dental
    • Wellness (mental health services)
    • Prevention programs and services for pre-teens and teens

Deadline: October 31st, 2018

Notification: Agencies will be notified within 60 days of the committee decision.

Follow up: Grant Evaluation and Report to be completed online within one year of grant award.

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Coastal Community Bank Employee Giving Fund – Grants Awarded – Spring 2018

Organization Name Project Name  Amount Awarded 
Arlington Kids’ Kloset Clothing and Hygiene Items for Low Income Youth  $     2,000
Assistance League® of Everett Operation School Bell  $     1,500
Bridge Receiving Center Bridge Receiving Center Counseling for Foster Children  $     2,500
Camano Senior Services Association Volunteer Driver Medical Program Computer  $        850
Free Range Health Purchase needles for low-cost acupuncture treatments for seniors  $     1,500
Housing Hope Teen and Young Adult Life Skill Development  $     2,000
Interfaith Association of Northwest Washington The Family Shelter (Shelter Case Management)  $     1,500
Marysville Community Food Bank Food For Thought Backpack Program  $     2,000
North Counties’ Family Services Youth Workforce Development Program  $     3,000
Providence Hospice & Home Care Foundation Carousel Program: Supporting children with life threatening illnesses and their families  $     2,000
Rotary First Harvest Harvest Against Hunger at Good Cheer Food Bank  $     2,000
Stanwood Camano Food Bank Services Nutrition for Low-income Seniors  $     1,200
Stanwood Community and Senior Center Life Enhancement Assistance Program (LEAP)  $     2,000
Stillaguamish Senior Center Aging Mastery Program  $     1,500


Coastal Community Bank Employee Giving Fund – Grants Awarded – Fall 2017

Organization Project  Amount Awarded 
Packs for Kids – Washington Packs for Kids – Washington           $ 1,000
Secret Harbor Skilled Mental Health Services           $ 1,222
Kloz 4 Kids Kloz 4 Kids           $ 1,500
The Mockingbird Society The Everett Chapter of the Mockingbird Youth Network           $ 1,500
Marysville Community Food Bank Milk Money & Shuttle Service           $ 1,500
Monroe Gospel Womens’s Mission Meeting Women’s Basic Needs – Support for Homeless Seniors           $ 1,500
Island Senior Resources Feeding Homebound Senior through Meals on Wheels           $ 1,500
Whidbey Island Nourishes Meal Programs           $ 1,500
Dawson Place Child Advocacy Center Operations – Dawson Place Child Advocacy Center           $ 2,000
Everett Family Support Center: a Program of Lutheran Community Services NW Emergency Assistance Fund for Homeless Families           $2,000
Homage Senior Services Meals on Wheels           $2,000
Friends of Youth New Ground Everett Transitional Living Program for Young Adult Singles           $ 2,500
Hand in Hand Safe Place           $ 2,500