Does your project need funding?

Below is a list of local, regional, statewide and national funding and lending resources. The list is not exhaustive, nor is it an indication that your project will be a fit. We encourage you to research each funding source and work with their team to determine if you should apply.

Organizational Funding Options

Birkenfeld Memorial Trust

To organizations improving the quality of life for Puget Sound residents, large grants for innovative ideas. Have funded housing projects in PT/ JeffCo in the past. https://seattlefoundation.smapply.org/prog/birkenfeld_2018/

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Campion Advocacy Fund

“Ending Homelessness” is one of giving areas, interested in promoting policy change to end youth homelessness. Also give to “Capacity Building” http://www.campionadvocacyfund.org

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Craft3

Community lender, building a stronger Pacific Northwest. Offer financing to projects that “provide community and essential services.” https://www.craft3.org/

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Forest Foundation

Capital support in community buiilding and development, self-sufficiency, etc.. Capital items not for facility development (equipment or other items to support ongoing operations) http://forestfound.org

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Local Investment Opportunity Network (LION)

Local investor network. Members individually determine to invest in great ideas serving Jefferson County. Have provided investment capital to entreprenuerial ideas in the nonprofit and for profit sectors. https://l2020.org/economic-localization/lion/

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Lucky Seven Foundation

Giving primarily for social services (housing could potentially fit here), the arts, the environment, and education https://online.foundationsource.com/public/home/luckyseven

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Medina Foundation

On of their giving areas is housing and homelessness. Funding prioritizes organizations that provide direct services to people in these areas, particularly individuals and families who are low-income and in communities that have been marginalized or underserved. http://www.medinafoundation.org

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Norman Archibald Charitable Foundation

Supports programs providing community services to youth, the elderly and/or disabled, including medical services and research and to organizations supporting education, the environment, museums and the arts. https://archibaldfoundation.org

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Northwest Area Foundation

“supports organizations anchored in the culture of the people they serve and dedicated to expanding economic opportunity for Native communities, communities of color, immigrants, refugees, and rural communities.” Four areas: access to capital, work opportunity, enterprise development, financial inclusion https://nwaf.org

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Paul G. Allen Family Foundation

Art, education, vulnerable communities, science and climate change. All about taking risks and funding innovation and potential http://www.pgaphilanthropies.org/About/Paul-G-Allen-Family-Foundation

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Tides Foundation

Social Change and Scalable Impact in the areas of human rights, education, environment, healthy communities. Strong social justice angle https://www.tides.org/partner-with-us/

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US Bank

Grant areas in “Work, Home, Play.” HOME area = “We provide financial support to assist people in developing stability in their lives through access to safe, sustainable and accessible homes” https://www.usbank.com/community/community-possible-grant-program-home.aspx

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USDA -Rural Community Development Initiative grants

RCDI grants are awarded to help non-profit housing and community development organizations, low-income rural communities and federally recognized tribes support housing, community facilities and community and economic development projects in rural areas.” https://www.rd.usda.gov/programs-services/rural-community-development-initiative-grants

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W.K. Kellogg

Thriving Children, Working Families, Equitable Communities. Has a racial equity lens. Helping children scceed is at the heart of each giving area. https://www.wkkf.org

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WA State Housing Finance Commission

A publically accountable agency that works with affordable home developers to provide financing, including the state’s tax credit financing programs. They also provide individual homebuying assistance. http://www.wshfc.org/

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Wells Fargo

Community Development: We support the improvement of low- and moderate-income communities through programs that: create and sustain affordable housing, provide job opportunities and workforce development, revitalize and stabilize communities https://www.wellsfargo.com/about/corporate-responsibility/washington-grant-guidelines/

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