Grant Requests

Grant Cycle Partners

1 BCF Community Grantmaking Partner Fund
Donations to the Community Grants Partner Fund supports the Foundation's annual grantmaking program for nonprofit organizations serving the greater Bainbridge Community. Each year, this fund supports vetted and approved applications to support the areas of greatest need and highest priority as identified by our Community Grants Cycle Evaluation Team. Grants are awarded in June of each year. With this model, we are able to fund more projects and help more people. Thank you!
 
 

Shel Klasky Award for Collaboration / Innovation (formerly Trustees' Award)

BCF Shel Klasky (Trustees') Award Fund
BCF Shel Klasky Award Fund. This award is focused on funding application(s) that promotes a true collaboration between nonprofit organizations or is innovative in nature. This award is funded by donations from board, staff, our CGC Evaluation Team members as well as the general public. This award was established in memory of beloved BCF trustee Shel Klasky, who was a passionate member of Bainbridge Community Foundation's Grants Committee.
 
 

BCF IDEAS Award (Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, Accessibility and Social Justice)

BCF IDEAS Fund (Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, and Social Justice)
The Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, and Social Justice (IDEAS) Fund is based on the principle that everyone should have equitable access to opportunities, programs, resources, and services—regardless of a person's race, age, gender identity, socioeconomic background, (dis)ability, or country of origin. The IDEAS Fund will help support these requests to BCF Grants Cycles as well as specific initiatives and partnerships that promote the IDEAS principles.
 
 

Arts, Culture, Humanities

Arts & Humanities Bainbridge
Amount Requested: $3,000
Funding support for the establishment of a Bainbridge Island Poet Laureate.

The mission of Arts & Humanities Bainbridge is to connect us to the abundance of creativity in our community, to empower and inspire. We believe that the arts and humanities cultivate a high quality of life, provide significant economic impact, and create a vibrant, attractive place to live, work. and visit. Arts & Humanities Bainbridge serves the Island's creative community by forging links between community members, arts organizations, and artists.

 
Funded
500.00
 
Arts & Humanities Bainbridge
Amount Requested: $5,000
*Collaborative Application* Operational support for the planning of the Bainbridge Creative District's October 2023 Arts Week.

The mission of Arts & Humanities Bainbridge is to connect us to the abundance of creativity in our community, to empower and inspire. We believe that the arts and humanities cultivate a high quality of life, provide significant economic impact, and create a vibrant, attractive place to live, work. and visit. Arts & Humanities Bainbridge serves the Island's creative community by forging links between community members, arts organizations, and artists.

 
Funded
500.00
 
Bainbridge Arts & Crafts
Amount Requested: $10,000
Operational support to increase mission-driven activities such as increasing access to free public art educational programs and representing artists with diverse backgrounds, voices and perspectives.

Bainbridge Arts & Crafts, a nonprofit organization, fosters the creation and appreciation of fine contemporary art and craft by jurying, exhibiting, and representing the work of Northwest artists, and by offering arts education and outreach experiences to all ages throughout Kitsap County and the region. We work to eliminate notions of "otherness" and to increase representation of diverse backgrounds, voices, and perspectives in all that we do.

 
Funded
500.00
 
Bainbridge Chorale
Amount Requested: $5,000
Operational support to continue enriching, inspiring, and educating singers, audiences, and community.

The Bainbridge Chorale enriches and inspires our singers, audiences, and community by sharing the transcendent power of choral music.

 
Funded
2,100.00
 
Bainbridge Island Historical Museum
Amount Requested: $7,200
Creation of a new exhibit to highlight champion and historic trees on Bainbridge Island.

MISSION: Preserve and share the stories of Bainbridge Island to promote a greater understanding of our community and the world in which we live. VISION: Spark curiosity and inspire people to connect, explore different perspectives, reflect, and celebrate the diverse stories of our community. VALUES: Integrity, Visitor-Centered, Collaboration, Curiosity, Experimentation

 
Funded
600.00
 
Bainbridge Island Museum of Art
Amount Requested: $10,000
Support for community programs fostering inclusion, diversity, equity, and access through cultural events, exhibitions, festivals, films, and programs.

BIMA inspires curiosity, wonder, and understanding by connecting people with the contemporary art and craft of the Puget Sound region.

 
Funded
600.00
 
Bainbridge Island Youth Orchestra
Amount Requested: $1,290
Support the expansion of orchestras by funding rental fees for larger concert venue.

The Bainbridge Island Youth Orchestra (BIYO), is a training program for young musicians seeking an orchestral ensemble experience. The program provides music education for three levels, from the emergent reader to the advanced musician. Our orchestra has a strong focus on building camaraderie around a mutual love of music for children in the community, regardless of financial means.

 
Funded
750.00
 
Bainbridge Performing Arts
Amount Requested: $10,000
Purchase and installation of a state-of-the-art assistive listening system to increase accessibility at the new Buxton Center.

The mission of Bainbridge Performing Arts is to promote appreciation of and participation in the performing arts to build, educate, and inspire our vibrant, creative community. At BPA, we value imagination, diversity, accessibility, transparency, inclusion, sincerity, respect, equity, equality, joy, responsibility, and leadership in the course of our creative exploration of the performing arts. We believe unequivocally that Black lives matter.

 
Funded
656.00
 
Filipino American Community of Bainbridge Island & Vicinity
Amount Requested: $10,000
Structural repairs and facility upgrades to this historical site in order to accommodate community events.

To practice and preserve the Filipino customs, culture and traditions, and to share those with the greater community. Support other non-profits and individuals through volunteerism. Encourage and bestow these values to our families and friends for continued support of our community.

 
Funded
650.00
 
Kids Discovery Museum
Amount Requested: $10,000
Coverage of curriculum development, supplies, and programming costs to create and implement our expanded community outreach program.

Kids Discovery Museum (KiDiMu) sparks children's curiosity through play and experiential learning. We are a hub and facilitator of early childhood development creating experiences in the museum and in the broader community that supports children and families' current and emerging needs.

 
Funded
1,050.00
 
Studio East Training for the Performing Arts
Amount Requested: $5,000
Bringing Winnie the Pooh musical to the residents of Bainbridge Island for two performances in Summer 2022.

Studio East provides best-in-class theater education, performance skills and audience opportunities to inspire, train and entertain young people through engagement in the art and craft of theater. Our touring company, StoryBook Theater, introduces young children to live musical theater imbued with positive life lessons. We believe theater is a transformative, cultural force that develops valuable skills children can use throughout their lives, regardless of their eventual chosen vocation.

 
Funded
0.00
 
WEAVE Presents
Amount Requested: $10,000
Coverage for expenses needed to launch an outreach and fundraising campaign that supports social and cultural diversity through the arts.

WEAVE Presents believes in the power of the performing arts to dispel the narrative of racial, ethnic, and gender hierarchy that we have all inherited. To repair the legacy of institutional and individual harm that has been endured, we center the voices of Womxn, Indigenous, Immigrant, Queer, Black, and Brown artists on our stages and we invite audiences to acknowledge and celebrate the myriad roots of American culture.

 
Funded
550.00
 

Education

Bainbridge Artisan Resource Network
Amount Requested: $10,000
Expanding accessibility by adding programs designed specifically for neuro-diverse adults and teens.

BARN's mission is to grow and inspire a creative community through craft, learning and service. To accomplish that mission, BARN * Maintains a well-equipped facility with a variety of craft studios. * Offers access to all the studios for members as well as the public. * Offers classes and events that increase the ability of participants to learn and expand their skills. * Supports other non-profit organizations through its community service work using our core competencies.

 
Funded
2,000.00
 
Bainbridge Schools Foundation
Amount Requested: $10,000
Funding for art courses, which are both required credits and key electives, and contribute to the social emotional health of students.

In support of the school district's vision and mission, Bainbridge Schools Foundation raises funds, gathers resources and acts as a catalyst to involve the community in public education.

 
Funded
525.00
 
Battle Point Astronomical Association
Amount Requested: $10,000
Technology replacements and upgrades to enhance our ability to reach our audiences, including underserved and disadvantaged communities.

Vision: To ignite passion for scientific inquiry expressed through the lens of astronomy. Mission: BPAA provides opportunities for the curious to observe and discover the wonders of the universe. Supported by shared expertise and the largest publicly accessible telescope in the Pacific Northwest, our members and the wider community engage in hands-on experiences of astronomy, space exploration, and the enabling technologies.

 
Funded
1,950.00
 
Kitsap Regional Library Foundation
Amount Requested: $10,000
Books for children, teens, and adults who reach the 10-hour reading goal.

The Kitsap Regional Library Foundation proudly supports our community by facilitating charitable gifts that advance our Library's mission: Inspiring our community to dream more, learn more, do more and be more.

 
Funded
500.00
 
Leadership Kitsap Foundation
Amount Requested: $5,000
Support for current participants and alumni of the 10-month professional development and civic leadership program.

Leadership Kitsap fosters and empowers educated, prepared, and engaged community leaders. Our vision is a community where servant leadership flourishes for all. We serve Bainbridge Island and the entire Kitsap community.

 
Funded
400.00
 
Model United Nations Northwest
Amount Requested: $3,000
Financial aid for participants to increase the accessibility of Model United Nations.

Model United Nations Northwest (MUN Northwest) aims to build skills of diplomacy, negotiation, and leadership in students. We offer a simulated United Nations experience involving research and debate. Since its first conference in 2014, MUN Northwest has grown into a flourishing youth-run organization with 4 annual conferences, including King County Model United Nations and Pacific Model United Nations which are set to take place in April 2022 and November 2022, respectively.

 
Funded
3,000.00
 

Environment

Bainbridge Island Land Trust
Amount Requested: $5,000
Support for increasing the community's knowledge about the watersheds of the Island as well as the cultural significance of native plants and habitat.

The Bainbridge Island Land Trust's mission is to conserve and steward the diverse natural environments of Bainbridge Island for the benefit of all.

 
Funded
675.00
 
Bloedel Reserve
Amount Requested: $10,000
Free entry for Gratitude Day at Bloedel Reserve with a focus on giving access to underserved populations.

Bloedel Reserve's mission is to enrich people's lives through a premier public garden of natural and designed Pacific Northwest landscapes; our vision is to provide refreshment and tranquility in the presence of natural beauty. The following principles define, shape, and inform everything that we do, both on the grounds and in the community: Horticulture & Design; Conservation & Stewardship; Creativity & Inspiration; Nature & Well-Being.

 
Funded
600.00
 
EcoAdapt
Amount Requested: $10,000
Funding to conduct interviews and explore community perceptions of sea level rise on Bainbridge Island.

EcoAdapt, founded by a team of some of the earliest adaptation thinkers and practitioners in the field, has one goal - creating a robust future in the face of climate change. We bring together diverse players to reshape planning and management in response to rapid climate change. Our main objectives include: building the field of adaptation by coordinating, magnifying, and making climate change adaptation capacity and resources more accessible and innovating adaptation implementation.

 
Funded
750.00
 
Friends of the Farms
Amount Requested: $10,000
Funding to install a 300' hedgerow of blueberries and native edible plants to create a free-forage "snack trail" as part of a robust educational ecosystem restoration project.

To ensure the future of local farming and build a healthier community through a resilient and equitable food ecosystem. Given challenges imposed by climate change, affordable housing for farmers, food security and resilience, equity, and succession planning, our mission encompasses the well-being of our entire community. We believe where and how food is grown affects our health, the health of our land, water and atmosphere, and the ability of people to make a living wage.

 
Funded
600.00
 
IslandWood
Amount Requested: $10,000
Support for community education programming that will inspire environmental and community engagement.

IslandWood's mission is to provide exceptional learning experiences and to inspire commitment to environmental and community stewardship. We work toward a future in which all people view themselves as lifelong learners and share an extraordinary bond of stewardship for the environment, for their community, and for each other.

 
Funded
325.00
 

Health, Housing, Human Services

Arms Around Bainbridge
Amount Requested: $10,000
Funding for nutrient-dense meals for islanders suffering from major illness.

Arms Around Bainbridge (AAB) provides financial and emotional support to Bainbridge residents facing financial crisis as a result of serious illness. Our mission is to provide a bridge for recipients as they undergo treatment and/or work toward sustainable financial stability. We do this through long-term commitments and shorter-term grants to meet immediate financial needs. AAB's support focuses on providing essential needs such as food, housing and medical expenses not covered by insurance.

 
Funded
500.00
 
Bainbridge Island Boys & Girls Club
Amount Requested: $10,000
Unrestricted support of our mission in order to provide a safe, welcoming place where youth ages 5-18 can grow and learn, outside of school and home.

Bainbridge Island Boys & Girls Club's (BI-BGC) mission is to inspire and enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to realize their full potential as productive, responsible, and caring citizens. It is part of Boys & Girls Clubs of King County (BGCKC), a 501(c)(3) that provides vital youth development services to 10,000 members in the Puget Sound region each year.

 
Funded
1,250.00
 
Bainbridge Island Child Care Centers
Amount Requested: $10,000
COVID-relief funding for the lowest-cost childcare option on Bainbridge that has extended hours to support working parents.

Bainbridge Island Child Care Centers (BICCC)'s mission is to serve the community and its families by providing affordable, accessible programs for preschool and school-aged children where fun and learning are promoted in a creative, nurturing and safe environment.

 
Funded
1,000.00
 
Bainbridge Island Senior Community Center
Amount Requested: $10,000
Support the conversion of a 21-passenger bus from gasoline to hybrid, cutting CO2 emissions by 20% and improving mileage by 25% while also extending the service life of the vehicle.

Our Mission: to empower and enhance the quality of life of people in our community as they age. We will not hold onto outdated concepts of aging. Instead, we will provide the information, tools, and support that older adults (50+) want and need in their quest for healthy and engaged living.

 
Funded
1,100.00
 
Bainbridge Island Special Needs Foundation
Amount Requested: $10,000
Funds to reduce budget deficit and meet basic operational costs.

At Stephens House, we believe that adults with disabilities thrive through participation in community-based recreational and social activities. Bainbridge Island Special Needs Foundation creates these life-enhancing opportunities by providing engaging and supportive programming on Bainbridge Island and throughout Kitsap County.

 
Funded
10,000.00
 
Bainbridge Prepares
Amount Requested: $10,000
Support for 13 Disaster Hubs in strategic locations on Bainbridge Island to ensure emergency supplies are accessible should a disaster occur.

Bainbridge Prepares is an educational nonprofit organization (501c3) committed to ensuring Bainbridge Island, Washington and surrounding communities will be resilient in the face of natural disasters and other calamities. Since 2011, we've worked in partnership with the Bainbridge Island Fire Department (BIFD). The City of Bainbridge Island (COBI) joined our partnership in 2016.

 
Funded
500.00
 
Bainbridge Youth Services
Amount Requested: $10,000
Free, confidential, and professional mental health counseling and related services for adolescents.

Bainbridge Youth Services ('BYS') improves the social and emotional wellbeing of adolescents ages 13-21 through barrier-free access to mental health services and diverse outreach programs.

 
Funded
1,250.00
 
Early Life Speech and Language
Amount Requested: $5,000
Support for additional 100 hours of evidenced-based speech-language therapy for children ages 2-7 at no cost to the families.

Early Life Speech & Language provides intensive speech therapy for children age 2-7 struggling with speech delays, at no cost to families.

 
Funded
1,000.00
 
Eastside Baby Corner - West Sound
Amount Requested: $6,000
Funding for the mission to support a healthy life for children ages birth to 5 years old who are experiencing poverty or trauma.

EBC-Eastside Baby Corner's mission is to help kids reach their full potential tomorrow by meeting basic needs today. We imagine a world where all children are healthy, safe, and prepared to build their own futures.

 
Funded
500.00
 
Evergreen Goodwill
Amount Requested: $10,000
Support for the Adult Basic Education Program which teaches students basic skills, removes barriers, and helps them move towards further education and employment opportunities.

Evergreen Goodwill's mission is to provide quality, effective employment training and basic education to individuals experiencing barriers to economic opportunity. Because jobs change lives.

 
Funded
0.00
 
First Years Children's Center
Amount Requested: $8,000
Purchase of laptops and Microsoft Office software for classrooms to give teachers the technology they need to directly apply their educational studies to programs and curriculum.

Our mission at First Years Children's Center is to ensure your children are safe and well cared for in a nurturing and peaceful environment. By surrounding your child with understanding, warmth, and trust, we hope our center feels like an extension of your family. We believe that a child's first educational experience should not only be meaningful, but memorable as well.

 
Funded
500.00
 
Fishline Food Bank & Comprehensive Services
Amount Requested: $10,000
Free counseling for North Kitsap residents and unhoused community members.

​Fishline is a North Kitsap hub that provides food and access to resources that offer stability, improve health and well-being, and help people onto a path to self-sustainability. We envision a community in which everyone has access to food, the chance to be self-sufficient and reach their full potential.

 
Funded
850.00
 
Harmony Hill Retreat Center
Amount Requested: $10,000
Unrestricted support for cancer retreats and wellness, healthcare provider renewal, and integrative practices programming.

The mission of Harmony Hill is inspiring healthy living for all and transforming the lives of those affected by cancer.

 
Funded
500.00
 
Helpline House
Amount Requested: $10,000
Support for aging neighbors which will help them continue to live and thrive on Bainbridge Island.

Helpline House offers an umbrella of social services and invites the community to become part of a circle of giving and receiving help. "Neighbor helping neighbor – one neighbor at a time"

 
Funded
1,825.00
 
Holly Ridge Center
Amount Requested: $10,000
Support for early intervention services, therapies, and family support for Bainbridge Island children ages birth to 3 years.

The mission of Holly Ridge Center is to enable children and adults with disabilities to reach their fullest potential. To create a positive and lasting impact on the community, with the vision of a community of full participation.  

 
Funded
750.00
 
Housing Resources Bainbridge
Amount Requested: $10,000
Identification and preparation of low-income buyers for 31 new, permanently affordable townhomes.

To preserve the diversity and vitality of Bainbridge Island by providing and maintaining affordable housing opportunities in the community.

 
Funded
1,500.00
 
Kids in Concert
Amount Requested: $5,000
Support to cover wages, materials, snacks, and supplies for free summer camp programming.

Creating compassionate citizens of the world through the healing and developmental power of music.

 
Funded
750.00
 
Kidzz Helping Kidzz
Amount Requested: $5,000
Funding to brighten the lives of ill children in the hospital during the holidays.

Our mission is to give hope and joy to help children in their time of need. We hope to inspire others to create a culture of kindness and mutual support in our communities.

 
Funded
0.00
 
Kitsap Immigrant Assistance Center
Amount Requested: $10,000
Operational support for education, advocacy, and social justice services provided to immigrants in Kitsap County.

Recognizing the inherent worth and dignity of all people, KIAC works for the well-being and empowerment of immigrants through education, advocacy and social justice.

 
Funded
750.00
 
Kitsap Legal Services
Amount Requested: $10,000
Operational support to partially fund a full-time Program Coordinator to meet increased demand.

The mission of Kitsap Legal Services is to provide civil legal aid and information to low income residents of Kitsap County through the use of volunteer attorneys and community members.

 
Funded
500.00
 
Kitsap Support, Advocacy & Counseling (Formerly Kitsap Sexual Assault Center)
Amount Requested: $10,000
Advocacy, therapy, and community outreach services for Bainbridge Island residents who are victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, or crime.

Kitsap Support, Advocacy & Counseling (KSAC) provides guidance and empowerment, without prejudice, to those impacted by sexual assault and other crimes, through ethical and compassionate advocacy and therapeutic services. We provide victims of sexual assault and other crime with advocacy and therapy services. We offer general, medical, and legal advocacy, crisis intervention, 24-hour hotline support and SANE (Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner) exam support. Our services are trauma-informed.

 
Funded
750.00
 
Knights Community Hospital Equipment Loan Center
Amount Requested: $10,000
Unrestricted support for the mission of providing, delivering, and installing durable medical equipment free to those in urgent need.

Provide durable medical equipment for home use during periods of illness and convalescence, at no cost, regardless of race, creed, sex, parity, income, religion, or age. Provide aid and comfort in meeting certain individual crisis needs. Establish additional service centers to receive donated equipment, perform repairs and maintenance, and instruct in the use and set up of the equipment.

 
Funded
1,050.00
 
Martha & Mary
Amount Requested: $10,000
Support for converting a former nursing home unit into a new Child Care & Learning Center, increasing capacity by 70+ children each day.

Martha & Mary provides quality, compassionate care and intergenerational experiences for children, adults and seniors regardless of faith, ethnicity or economic status. We do this in a Christian manner by offering those we serve caring rehabilitation, a safe place to grow and learn, and an opportunity to live with dignity, honor, and individuality.

 
Funded
1,125.00
 
Peacock Family Services
Amount Requested: $10,000
Tuition assistance for financially vulnerable families with children ages 0-8.

Peacock Family Services' vision is that the children of North Kitsap County will reach their full potential, nurtured by families and caregivers who feel supported, informed, and connected. Pursuant to that vision, our mission is to promote the healthy social and emotional development of children by providing nurturing and enriching care and family support. We currently embody these directives through our programs and networking opportunities.

 
Funded
1,050.00
 
Scarlet Road
Amount Requested: $10,000
Crisis services for survivors of sexual exploitation and prevention training for youth.

Through holistic care Scarlet Road offers the hope of freedom to those who have been sexually exploited.

 
Funded
1,650.00
 
Vitalize Kitsap
Amount Requested: $10,000
Direct program support to provide lifelong learning for adults and teens with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

To empower people with intellectual and developmental disabilities to lead lives of meaning and self-determination.

 
Funded
600.00
 
West Sound Treatment Center
Amount Requested: $9,983
Funding for office furnishings that would replace outdated fixtures.

Improving Lives & Restoring Hope; Together We Move Forward: West Sound Treatment Center's mission is to help participants achieve lifestyles free of substance use through person-centered, strength-based treatment methods, defining goals and implementing plans that improve lives and restore hope. We take a holistic and culturally diverse approach to treating substance use disorders that includes case management, housing, education, job placement, and court-involved services.

 
Funded
700.00
 
YWCA of Kitsap County
Amount Requested: $10,000
Program support for YWCA of Kitsap County, the only WA State certified domestic violence provider in the county.

The YWCA of Kitsap County is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.

 
Funded
0.00
 

Public Benefit

Island Volunteer Caregivers
Amount Requested: $10,000
Reducing loneliness and isolation through a program that offers volunteer training and connects isolated individuals to resources and services.

Island Volunteer Caregivers works within community to support life-enriching connections between caring people and the elderly and persons with disabilities to enable their independence, dignity, health, and well-being.

 
Funded
900.00
 
Island Volunteer Caregivers
Amount Requested: $7,500
*Collaborative Application* Funding to build an online list of vetted independent providers who provide in-home caregiving, household care, handy and yard work services.

Island Volunteer Caregivers works within community to support life-enriching connections between caring people and the elderly and persons with disabilities to enable their independence, dignity, health, and well-being.

 
Funded
2,500.00
 
Marge Williams Center
Amount Requested: $10,000
Funding to replace a section of the roof which is at the end of its lifecycle.

To provide affordable office space for qualified 501(c)3 non-profit organizations serving Kitsap County and beyond.

 
Funded
600.00
 

Recreation

Bainbridge Island Parks Foundation
Amount Requested: $10,000
Support for Bainbridge Island Young Adults Impacting Parks program that helps youth make positive, meaningful contributions to the care and improvement of Bainbridge Island parks.

Enhancing community by supporting a thriving system of parks, trails and open space.

 
Funded
1,100.00
 
Bainbridge Island Rowing
Amount Requested: $10,000
Purchase of new safety launch motor, four rowing machines, and two erg stationary bicycles.

The mission of BIR is to build community through rowing and serve the West Sound region. BIR supports the attainment of recreational, fitness and competitive rowing goals for members by providing outstanding coaching, equipment, and facilities in a friendly, collaborative, and social setting.

 
Funded
750.00
 
Bainbridge Roller Hockey League
Amount Requested: $3,419
Material costs to repair the roller hockey rink posts and replace the playing surface tiles at Battle Point Park.

Bainbridge Roller Hockey League encourages spirited competition, teamwork, good sportsmanship, and fun on and off the rink. We strive for a mix of age, gender and ability in every division. Our community embraces the physical challenge, encourages leadership and values fair play for all.

 
Funded
2,000.00
 

Animal Welfare

Assistance Dogs Northwest,
Amount Requested: $10,000
Support of community outreach to create awareness of programs focused on therapy dogs, veterans, education, workplace readiness, and crisis response.

The mission of Assistance Dogs Northwest (ADNW) is to provide professionally trained dogs and programs that increase independence and enhance quality of life for children and adults with disabilities and other special needs.

 
Funded
650.00
 
Kitsap Humane Society
Amount Requested: $10,000
Operational support to help increase the number of at-risk animals saved in our community.

Kitsap Humane Society (KHS) is an independent nonprofit committed to providing positive life changing solutions to people and animals in need. We do so by: Accepting, sheltering and rehabilitating companion animals in need. Providing humane rescue, protection, prevention, adoption and education services. Implementing progressive lifesaving and life-affirming programs. Collaborating and partnering with our region and supporters to build a model humane community.

 
Funded
500.00
 
One Heart Wild
Amount Requested: $9,880
Provides support for cognitive behavioral, animal/equine-assisted psychotherapy, counseling services, and social-emotional learning for vulnerable children and families on Bainbridge Island.

One Heart Wild (OHW) is a charitable organization based in Silverdale, WA dedicated to promoting the health, well-being, and welfare of humans, animals, and nature through equitable, inclusive, and mutually beneficial relationships. We help improve the health and well-being of local communities through low and no-cost traditional cognitive behavioral therapy, animal/equine-assisted psychotherapy, social-emotional learning and academic counseling for vulnerable children and families.

 
Funded
4,300.00
 
PAWS of Bainbridge Island / North Kitsap
Amount Requested: $6,000
Funding for low-income residents on Bainbridge Island who need veterinary, spay/neuter, or pet care support.

PAWS of Bainbridge Island and North Kitsap advocates, educates, and provides direct services to nurture the bond of companionship between pets and their people, for the health and well-being of both. Since 1975, PAWSBINK has become a thriving, vital presence on Bainbridge Island and in North Kitsap. Through education, awareness, and financial aid, PAWSBINK is realizing its vision of reducing pet overpopulation facilitating responsible, caring relationships between people and their pets.

 
Funded
500.00