Foundation Policies

We will support:

  • Environmental 501(c)(3) groups throughout Washington and Oregon who meet the stated areas of interest.
  • Nonprofit 501(c)(3) groups in Washington state that meet the stated areas of interest regarding teen pregnancy prevention.
  • Grants are made for general operating expenses and/or special projects.
  • Multi-Year Policy:

The Foundation no longer accepts requests for multi-year support.

We will NOT support:

  • Requests for research projects or scholarships.
  • Book, video, film, or web productions, unless the production is an essential component of the funded project.
  • Requests from schools, universities, or their fundraising affiliates.
  • Computer, software, or office equipment purchases.
  • Programs related to energy conservation, alternative energy, nuclear waste, toxics, or global warming.
  • Land/property purchase, or capital campaigns for building construction or renovations.
  • Requests related to gardening programs, or the creation or renovation of urban or community parks.
  • We no longer accept proposals for environmental education programs
  • Average grant size: $5,000 to $12,000. Approximately $400,000 is granted each year.