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The Whatcom Community Foundation Youth Philanthropy Program (YPP) has been created for students to engage in knowledge and experiential based learning opportunities that foster leadership, technical and critical thinking skills.  YPP connects youth to the community through charitable giving in relation to local, environmental needs. Students will focus their time and effort on powerful impact...

Greetings Friends - It’s been a slow start to the growing season, but here’s to the berries and beans that are finally on their way — and the full bounty of summer just around the corner. Most of us want everyone in our community to enjoy abundance at the table. Sadly, we’re far from that reality;...

The Community Foundation is searching for our newest teammate - a Controller! The Controller will inform, align, and implement finance, investment, and administration activities for the Foundation, ensuring that they are an extension of the organization’s mission, vision, and values.  Read the Full Job Posting: WCF Controller 2022 Job Posting Apply Today: WCF Controller Application...

Friends - As part of Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week, we’re spotlighting the state of youth mental health in Whatcom County. Tragically, as many of you have seen in the news, a young person in our community died by suicide earlier this week. So here we are, living the statistics outlined below. We wrestled with whether...

Grant funding for Whatcom County small businesses impacted by last November's historic flooding is now available. Funding comes from the Whatcom Community Foundation in partnership with Western Washington University's Small Business Development Center and the Port of Bellingham and in coordination with the Whatcom Long Term Recovery Group (LTRG). Qualified businesses can apply at Whatcom Community Foundation...

As of January 31st, thanks to the stunning generosity of our community members and neighbors, the Resilience Fund of the Whatcom Community Foundation, in partnership with Whatcom Strong, now known as the Whatcom Long Term Recovery Group, made grants totaling $1,701,199 to organizations working on the ground in the communities impacted by flood. The funds have...

  General Funds for Whatcom County grants support efforts emphasizing a shared vision that everyone who lives here thrives, and that align with our mission to cultivate neighborliness, lift community voices, and invest in equity and hope. Grant amounts typically range from $1,000-$20,000. Timing, eligibility, and criteria may vary based on funding availability, fund type, and Foundation and community priorities. This Application Nonprofit...