2018 Grant Recipients
Camano Animal Shelter Association
$2,000 awarded for “Fur Keeps” pet retention program. The goal of this program is to help pets stay in their homes rather than being surrendered to a shelter by providing temporary assistance to pet owners to cover needed medical care.
$785 awarded to fund a survey to determine load calculations for the appropriate sized generator needed to allow Camano Center to operate as a shelter during a disaster on Camano Island, or as a heating or cooling shelter during weather extremes.
Camano Schoolhouse Foundation
$2,000 award to help fund the replacement of electrical wiring in the historic 1906 Camano City Schoolhouse, ensuring safety and usability as a community gathering place.
$1,500 awarded to provide low-income families with the opportunity to choose a new Christmas gift for each of their children.
Citizens Against Domestic & Sexual Abuse
$1,200 awarded for the “Safe Hand, Caring Words” anti-bullying program to teach elementary school students to recognize, respond to and prevent bullying.
Community Resources Foundation
$5,000 awarded to provide emergency assistance to families in crisis, including things like utility or rental assistance, medical or dental care, or motel vouchers.
Freedom Park Association
$2,200 awarded to fund an asphalt ramp in the Freed Park parking lot to keep cars from bottoming out when they visit Freedom Park or the Rotary Adventure Playground.
Safe Harbor Free Clinic
$2,000 awarded to help create a patient care coordination program to more effectively coordinate care between patients and outside providers.
Stanwood Area Historical Society
$2,000 awarded to continue restoration work on the 1890 historic D.O. Pearson House in downtown Stanwood.
Stanwood Camano Arts Festivals
$2,500 awarded to help bring the new Summer Arts Jam festival to downtown Stanwood July 13-15, 2018.
Stanwood-Camano Food Bank Services
$2,500 awarded for the HOPE Meals for Kids backpack program which provides year-round meals for children in need from elementary school age through high school.
Stanwood Community & Senior Center
$2,000 awarded to support an onsite Wellness Clinic that addresses the unique health needs of seniors, provides treatment options, and provides education on ways to reduce common health risks.
Stanwood High School Technology Student Association
$1,940 awarded to purchase a vinyl cutter which will allow students to create and sell items to raise money to participate in TSA activities and competitions.
Village Community Services
$2,000 awarded to support the Career Path Success Project which enables individuals with significant life challenges to embark on a journey toward a sustainable living wage.