Grant Opportunities

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Grant Opportunity

Application Open

Application Deadline

Decision

Counties Served

Cycle

Discretionary Grants September 1 October 1 mid-December Umatilla, Walla Walla, Garfield, Columbia annual
Dayton/Columbia County, WA Fund March 10 March 31 mid-May Columbia annual
Warren Community Action Fund March 10 March 31 mid-May Walla Walla, Columbia annual
Garfield County Health Foundation Fund TBD TBD TBD Garfield annual
Columbia County Habitat Project Fund TBD TBD TBD Columbia biennial
PSE Lower Snake River Wind Habitat Project Fund TBD TBD TBD Garfield biennial
Shindig Grants March 10 March 31 mid-May Walla Walla County, Milton-Freewater, Athena, & Weston annual

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Discretionary Grants

APPLICATION DEADLINE
October 1

FUNDING FOCUS
General operating support

GRANT AMOUNT
Requests up to $20,000

ELIGIBILITY
- Local or regional organizations providing services in one or more of the following counties: Columbia, Garfield and Walla Walla or Umatilla County.
- 501(c)(3) public charities
- Private operating foundations
- Religious organizations with a 501(c)(3) determination letter from the IRS
- Municipalities with specific public purposes, including Native American tribal governments
- Organizations not described above must apply through a fiscal sponsor

APPLICATION
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QUESTIONS
Email Colton Doering, Interim Grants Manager

Application Open Application Deadline Decision Counties Served Cycle
September 1 October 1, 11:59pm mid-December Umatilla, Walla Walla, Garfield, Columbia Annual

Dayton/Columbia County WA Fund

The Dayton/Columbia County Washington Fund was started in 2004 by several Columbia County citizens for the purpose of enhancement, for the long term, of the social and economic well-being of the citizens of Columbia County.

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Application Open Application Deadline Decision Counties Served Cycle
March 10 March 31 mid-May Columbia County annual

Warren Community Action Fund

The Warren Community Action Fund considers requests from charitable 501(c)3 organizations, public agencies and religious organizations, including churches. The primary area of focus for grants is Dayton, Columbia County and northern Walla Walla County, particularly Waitsburg.

Grants are made to support programs that improve the quality of life in the community focusing on areas of health, education, basic human needs, children and youth, agricultural education and training, historic preservation, scientific programs, arts and recreation, and the environment. Requests for support for capital, project or program, and general operating support will be considered. Of particular interest are projects and organizations about which there is consensus in the community, demonstrated by financial and other support received from other sources.

The Warren Community Action Fund is a project of the extended Warren Family to honor parents Robert and Nadine Warren.

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Application Open Application Deadline Decision Counties Served Cycle
March 10 March 31 mid-May Waitsburg in Walla Walla County and Columbia County annual

Garfield County Health Foundation Fund

The Garfield County Health Foundation Fund considers requests from charitable 501(c)3 organizations, public agencies and religious organizations, including churches.

Grants are made to support programs and organizations that promote the health and wellness of the citizens of Garfield County.

Application Open Application Deadline Decision Counties Served Cycle
TBD TBD TBD Garfield County annual

Columbia County Habitat Grant - PGE Tucannon River Wind Habitat Project Fund

Columbia County Habitat Grant opportunity awards grants to habitat restoration projects located in Columbia County. The types of projects that are eligible for grants will benefit wildlife, native habitat, and the residents of Columbia County. Projects should support stewardship of important wildlife areas including riparian, wetland, upland, grassland, shrub/steppe, and forest habitats.

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Application Open Application Deadline Decision Counties Served Cycle
2023 TBD TBD Columbia County biennial

PSE Lower Snake River Wind Habitat Project

Puget Sound Energy (PSE) Lower Snake River Wind Habitat Project Fund is focused on projects that benefit wildlife and the citizens of Garfield County by supporting stewardship of high-value habitat in Garfield County such as, but not limited to, Native upland habitats and grasslands.

Application Open Application Deadline Decision Counties Served Cycle
TBD TBD TBD Garfield County biennial

Shindig Grants

The Shindig Fund will provide grants to FFA or 4H programs in Walla Walla County, Milton-Freewater, Athena, and Weston for the purpose of increasing accessibility and lowering barriers for youth wanting to participate in those programs.

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Application Open Application Deadline Decision Counties Served Cycle
March 10 March 31 mid-May Walla Walla County, Milton-Freewater, Athena & Weston annual

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Eligible applicants are a registered 501(c)3, church or public agency. If interested parties are not one of these an appropriate and eligible fiscal sponsor must be identified.

New applicants need to create a new account (instructions here or video here). If you have previously applied for a grant through the grant portal, please login or use the "forgot my password' reset button.

Having trouble? Contact Megan Patnode‚Äč, Grants Program Manager, at meg@bluemountainfoundation.org or 509.529.4371.