Welcome to SCAF!

The Stanwood-Camano Area Foundation is committed to fostering and promoting a culture of philanthropy in our local community. We work with community members, businesses, and other local non-profit organizations to connect people who care with the causes and initiatives that matter most to them. We build a healthy, sustainable community through a variety of programs that provide basic needs, promote arts & culture, support education, and enhance quality of life.

Adult Scholarships


The adult scholarship cycle is currently OPEN. Applications are available for download here on our website and are due Friday, July 12 at 4:00pm.

General Eligibility Requirements

Adult scholarships are available to adults with financial need who either reside within the boundaries of the Stanwood-Camano School District, or who are former graduates of Stanwood High School or Lincoln Hill High School. Individual scholarships may have additional eligibility requirements.

2019 High School Scholarship Awards

The Stanwood Camano Area Foundation, in partnership with The American Legion Post 92 and SHS, hosted their annual Scholarship Night on May 28th at the Stanwood High School Performing Arts Center. Gina Seegert, American Legion Commander, emceed the event, and the Legion Auxiliary provided refreshments.

114 graduating seniors received 261 scholarships from 91 sponsors valued at $184,627. 23 of those scholarships were renewable for an additional one to three years, bringing the total value of the awards up to a record breaking $223,127.

Music Grants

2018 Music Grants

Music Grants Awarded to Four Local Students

Four recipients were chosen this year to receive music grants through the Stanwood-Camano Area Foundation. The grants, totaling $1200, were awarded on January 4.

Middle school students Caedyn Krueger, Ashley Schreiber, Gracie Surdyk, and Avery Yee were selected to receive four Jon L. Metzger music grants.