Skagit Community Foundation Grants

The Skagit Community Foundation

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Next deadline: Feb 1, 2021 (Letter of inquiry)

Later deadlines: Mar 1, 2021 (Full proposal)

Grant amount: Up to US $5,000

Fields of work: All fields of work

Applicant type: Indigenous Group, Government Entity, College / University, Nonprofit

Funding uses: Education / Outreach, Project / Program

Location of project: Skagit County, Washington

Location of residency: Skagit County, Washington

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Our Mission

Our mission is to connect people who care with causes that matter. We do this by

  • providing services to donors
  • building and managing permanent endowments for the community
  • supporting the nonprofit sector through grants and trainings
  • contributing leadership and civic engagement

Our Vision

Our vision is to promote philanthropy and positive change in our community.

Granting and Philosophy

FUNDING PRIORITIES: We fund across the county, and across all areas of interest. See grant awards from previous years.

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.


  • Grant criteria: 
    • 501(c)(3) designation by the IRS
    • Project likely to be successful, and falls within the scope of the organization’s charitable mission.
    • Responsible Board of Directors serving without compensation
    • Financial health in good order with up-to-date IRS Form 990
    • Serving Skagit County​


  • The Foundation prefers programs and services with track records of making a difference. 


  • Programs ineligible for funding:
    • Religious organizations
    • Organizations that espouse any form of discrimination against individuals
    • Endowments not held at the Skagit Community Foundation
    • Production of books, films or videos
    • Conference or seminars
    • Debt reduction
    • Fundraising