Posts Tagged ‘Community Foundation of NCW’

Learn About, Get Involved With NCW’s Non-Profits At Pybus Market This Saturday

Looking for a non-profit that could use your volunteer time, energy and knowledge? Want to learn more about the various programs offered by non-profits? Stop by the Pybus Market this Saturday, March 24th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for the annual Non-Profit Day at More than 40 non-profit organizations will be in the concourse with representatives ready tell…

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Community Foundation Scholarship Applications Now Open For Local Students

Scholarship applications are now open through the Community Foundation of North Central Washington, with the deadline for most March 1. The Foundation manages over 100 unique scholarships established by individuals and families who feel passionate about furthering education for local students, said Erika Orsulak, Director of Education Programs. Also joining Dan Langager in the KOHO studio is…

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Public Donations To Local Non-Profits Set Record In 3rd Annual GiveNCW Campaign

The Community Foundation of North Central Washington awarded a total of $441,630 to 25 local nonprofits, thanks to donations to Give NCW from people across the region and beyond. The foundation awarded over $200,000 in Regional Impact Grants, and the public donated $235,400 through Give NCW. An extra $5,000 was added to the total awards…

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Community Foundation of NCW’s Workshops – Non-Profits Helping Non-Profits

Beth Stipe, Executive Director of the Community Foundation of North Central Washington, joins Dan Langager in the KOHO studio to talk about their Non-Profit Practices Institute and two upcoming workshops designed for board members and the people who work with them, namely executive directors and program staff. She said it offers ideas for new board…

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Community Foundation of NCW Staff Grows, Regional Impact Grants Deadline Approaches

Denise Sorom, Director of Philanthropy at the Community Foundation of North Central Washington, joins Dan Langager in the KOHO studio to talk about new staff members at the Foundation as their efforts supporting non-profits continues to grow, the Sept. 1 deadline for Regional Impact Grant applications and how those grants dovetail into the upcoming GiveNCW…

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Community Foundation of NCW Awards Over Half Million Dollars in Scholarships

In its largest scholarship award total, the Community Foundation of North Central Washington awarded over $542,800 in scholarships to 152 students across the region. The Community Foundation manages 97 unique scholarship funds established by individuals, families, and businesses that feel passionate about helping students ease the financial burden of pursuing a college degree, said Beth Stipe, their…

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Community Foundation Awards $43,500 Helping Hands Grants to NCW Nonprofits

The Community Foundation of North Central Washington awarded $43,500 in Helping Hands grants to nonprofits in Chelan, Douglas, and Okanogan Counties. Helping Hands grants provide up to $2,500 to support nonprofits’ unexpected needs or special funding opportunities where a small investment could make a big difference, said Denise Sorom, director of community philanthropy. Applications are…

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Community Foundation of NCW Awards Teacher Grants, Honors Late Wilfred Woods

Beth Stipe, Executive Director of the Community Foundation of North Central Washington, joins Chris Hansen in the KOHO studio to talk about the Manson Giving Great Grants program, Stronger School grants, Methow Valley non-profit grants, the foundation’s upcoming Non-profit Practices Institute, a fundraiser underway to renovate the Wenatchee Public Library and the new Wilfred Woods…

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Students Award $10,000 in Grants to Their Teachers in Manson School District

It’s not uncommon for high school students to spend a lot of time filling out applications for various scholarship and grant funding opportunities. In Manson, this week, roles were reversed, as it was the students sorting applications and handing out grant funding. It’s part of a program hosted by the Community Foundation of North Central…

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