Grants Awarded from Inception through September 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

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

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

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