Coastal Community Bank Employee Giving Fund- Spring 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, Whidbey Island, Woodinville and must be in communities served by a Coastal Community Bank branch. Organizations are limited to one application per grant cycle and typically are 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:

Deadline: April 30th, 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

Apply here

For questions regarding grants or the online grant process, contact Elizabeth Moran


Coastal Community Bank Employee Giving Fund – Grants Awarded – 2017

Spring Cycle

Organization Funded Amount Project Name
Arlington Community Resource Center – LCSNW $1,500 Sr. NED Flex (Seniors and Non-Elderly Disabled Flex Fund)
Arlington Kids’ Kloset $1,500 Clothing and hygiene essentials for low income and homeless students
Assistance League of Everett $3,000 Operation School Bell
ChildStrive $3,000 Counseling in Early Intervention
Cocoon House $3,000 Prevention Workshops/Therapeutic Phone Consultations
Domestic Violence Services of Snohomish County $1,500 “A Warm Meal in a Safe Place”
Friends of Youth $3,000 New Ground Everett Transitional Living Program for Young Adult Singles
Life House Ministries $2,000 Supply Low Income Women with Diapers and Wipes weekly as well as support & training
Sherwood Community Services $1,500 Vocational Services
Sky Valley Food Bank $3,000 Index Mobile Food Bank
Snohomish Community Food Bank $2,000 Home Delivery
Stanwood Community & Senior Center $2,000 Life Enhancement Assistance Program (LEAP)


Fall Cycle

Organization Funded Amount Project Name
Dawson Place Child Advocacy Center $2,000 Operations
Everett Family Support Center – LCSNW $2,000 Emergency Assistance Fund for Homeless Families
Friends of Youth $2,500 New Ground Everett transitional living for Everett young adult singles
Hand in Hand $2,500 Safe Place
Homage Senior Services $2,000 Meals on Wheels
Kloz 4 Kidz $1,500 clothing donations for children
Marysville Community Food Bank $1,500 milk money and shuttle service
Monroe Gospel Women’s Mission $1,500 Meeting women’s basic needs, support for homeless seniors
Packs for Kids $1,000 Human Services: Basic needs – non perishable food supplies
Secret Harbor $1,222 Providing mental health services to foster children in our care
Senior Services of Island County $1,500 Meals on Wheels
The Mockingbird Society $1,500 Everett Chapter Support
Whidbey Island Nourishes (WIN) $1,500 meal programs


Additional Awards Given

Organization Funded Amount Project Name
Stanwood-Camano Food Bank Services $1,000 Food for Summer Meals for Kids Program
American Red Cross $1,000 Hurricane Harvey Disaster Relief