Fall 2020 Grant Cycle is now open!

The First Federal Community Foundation’s Fall 2020 Grant Cycle is now open! Applications accepted through September 1st. Click here to learn more!

Local Nonprofits to Share $350,000 in Grant Funding from First Federal Community Foundation

Spring 2020 Grant Recipients Announced Port Angeles, Washington – First Federal Community Foundation announced it has chosen 14 regional nonprofit organizations to share $350,000 in grant funding in the Foundation’s Spring 2020 grant cycle. The recipients are organizations… Read More

Grants Awarded from Inception through May 2020

Improving Our Communities Since 2015   First Federal Community Foundation’s mission is to improve the quality of life in the communities in which First Federal Bank – the Foundation’s sole donor – maintains full-service branches. Committed to creating… Read More

First Federal Community Foundation Announces Fall 2019 Grant Awards

Port Angeles, WA, November 1, 2019– The Board of Directors of the First Federal Community Foundation announced that it will make the following grant awards to nonprofits that are making a difference in our communities: Best Dental Help:… Read More

Profile for Grant Award Recipient: Olympic Medical Center Cancer Center

Olympic Medical Center Foundation was awarded a $25,000 Community Development grant for expansion of the Cancer Care Center in Sequim. Profile:  Olympic Medical Center Cancer Center by Karen McCormick Few things are more terrifying than receiving a diagnosis… Read More

Profile of Grant Award Recipient: Bainbridge Island Child Care Centers

Bainbridge Island Child Care Centers were awarded $25,000 Community Development grant in 2018 to develop a new care facility for school-age children. Profile: Bainbridge Island Child Care Centers by Karen McCormick For multiple generations of Bainbridge Island residents,… Read More

First Federal Community Foundation’s inaugural director retires

Karen McCormick is honored at a retirement ceremony at the First Federal branch in east Port Angeles. McCormick started as a teller at the branch in 1977 and later became First Federal CEO and First Federal Community Foundation… Read More

Celebrating Spring 2019 Grant Award Recipient: Scarlet Road

Staff of Scarlet Road, with staff of First Federal Community Foundation and First Federal Bank: Awarded $10,000 Community Support grant to purchase security equipment and make property improvements to enhance safety of clients and staff.  Scarlet Road was… Read More

Celebrating Spring 2019 Grant Award Recipient: Bainbridge Island Senior Center

Staff and board members of First Federal Community Foundation and First Federal Bank, with staff and board of the Bainbridge Island Senior Community Center: Awarded $10,000 Community Support grant for new Resource Navigator program.  The navigator program helps… Read More

First Federal Community Foundation Releases 2018 Annual Report

First Federal Community Foundation was funded in January 2015 with a generous gift of stock and cash valued at nearly $12 million from the parent company of First Federal Bank, when the bank was converted to a publicly… Read More