Coastal Community Bank Employee Giving Fund – Spring Cycle – 2019

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: May 9th, 2019

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.

Apply here

Preview Grant Questions: Coastal Community Bank Employee Giving Fund Question List

For questions regarding grants or the online grant process, contact Elizabeth@cf-sc.org

For more grant opportunities at the Community Foundation click here.