Posts Tagged ‘North Central Washington’

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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Despite Late Start, Cherry Harvest on Track to Meet Consumer Demand

Jon DeVaney, President of the Washington State Tree Fruit Association, joins Dan Langager on the KOHO Morning Show for an update on this year’s cherry harvest. DeVaney said the crop this year could be a near-record. And with a large harvest, labor is tight, but manageable, he said, and even though the harvest started late…

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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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IRIS Seeks Volunteers for 2020 Legacy Project ‘Thinking Like A Community’

The Initiative for Rural Innovation and Stewardship – or IRIS – has started distilling lessons gleaned from over 500 stories they’ve gathered from North Central Washington residents since 2005. They’re now creating a multi-platform book called “Thinking Like A Community,” with the goal of helping the next generation build on examples of what worked well…

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