The Fall 2021 Grant Cycle is now open!

Applications for the Fall 2021 grant cycle are accepted from Thursday, July 1 until 11:59 p.m. on Wednesday, September 1, 2021. Visit our Grants page to learn more!

First Federal Community Foundation Releases 2020 Annual Report

The year 2020 was, for most of us, overshadowed by the COVID-19 pandemic, as it wreaked havoc on individuals, families, and communities worldwide. The regions that First Federal Community Foundation supports were not exempt. Our healthcare systems, schools,… Read More

Grants Awarded from Inception through July 2021

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 2021 Spring Grant Awards

FIRST FEDERAL COMMUNITY FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES 2021 SPRING GRANT AWARDS 19 Local Nonprofits to Share $452,500 Port Angeles, Washington – First Federal Community Foundation has selected 19 nonprofit organizations to receive a total of $452,500 in funding during its spring… Read More

First Federal Community Foundation Announces Fall 2020 Grant Recipients

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 16, 2020 NONPROFITS SERVING CLALLAM, JEFFERSON, KITSAP & WHATCOM COUNTIES SHARE $365,000 IN GRANT AWARDS First Federal Community Foundation Announces Fall 2020 Grant Recipients   Port Angeles, Washington – Twenty-five nonprofit organizations will share… Read More

Featured Grant: Habitat for Humanity of East Jefferson County

Zindy’s Repair Story—A Family and Community Collaboration When Zindy bought the old print shop in Quilcene about sixteen years ago, she knew she had found a gem, and she also knew it needed some polishing. Over the years… Read More

Featured Grant: The Center for Inclusive Entrepreneurship (CIE)

Two Hooligans co-founders prepare for apple pressing season.   Featured Grant: The Center for Inclusive Entrepreneurship (CIE) was awarded $50,000 to expand delivery of the First Steps Business Training Program in Clallam and Jefferson Counties. The Program offers… Read More

Featured Grant: Whatcom County’s Max Higbee Center

Members of the Max Higbee Center celebrate construction of their new facility.   Featured Grant: Whatcom County’s Max Higbee Center is named for the late Dr. C. Max Higbee, who led the special education program at Western Washington… Read More

Featured Grant: The Composites Recycling Technology Center (CRTC)

Rep. Derek Kilmer, left, congratulates Pennies for Quarters founder and president, Matthew Rainwater, middle, and CRTC CEO, Dave Walter on their grant award.   Featured Grant: The Composites Recycling Technology Center (CRTC) in Port Angeles received a $50,000… Read More

First Federal Community Foundation Releases 2019 Annual Report

The year 2019 marked a milestone for First Federal Community Foundation, representing five years of contributing to difference-making nonprofit organizations in the four counties where First Federal, the Foundation’s sole donor, operates full-service branches. We at First Federal… Read More