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CHF Announces $151,000 in Grants to 14 Local Non-Profit Organizations

Participant of the Kids Supper Club program through Common Threads Farm, learning to shred carrots

Awards made from Chuckanut Health Foundation’s April 1st, 2018 grant cycle to local partner organizations means thousands of people in Whatcom County will benefit from a variety of needed services.

Alzheimer Society of Washington: $7,000 to support the 32nd Annual Caregivers Conference

Bellingham Mountain Rescue: $1,073 to upgrade communications equipment

Catholic Community Services NW: $20,000 to provide supplies for new Hope House

Common Threads Farm: $14,065 to support Kids Supper Club for low-income apartment complexes

 Our Treehouse: $3,000 as a matching fund and $2,000 as a sponsor for Century Bike Run

Sustainable Connections: $5,000 to support the Bellingham for Everyone Program

United Way of Whatcom County: $4,500 to support Project Homeless Connect

 Unity Care NW: $1,000 to support the Annual Dinner event

Wild Whatcom: $9,600 to support the HOWL project

 Whatcom Rowing Association: $1,500 as a matching fund

Whatcom Community College: $11,790 for equipment in Nursing Instruction program

 Whatcom Council on Aging: $20,000 to Meals on Wheels and More match

 Whatcom Dispute Resolution Center: $50,000 in Capital funds towards a new building to expand services

 Whatcom Human Rights Task Force: $1,000 for ASL Interpretation Services for local events

The next application deadlines are October 1, 2018, and April 1, 2019. Mini-grants of $1,500 or less are considered throughout the year. For information on grant applications, see here or call 671.3349.

The Eleanor and Henry Jansen Foundation, a supporting organization of CHF, also accepts grant applications through CHF four times a year.

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