Our goal is to assist in providing a foundation for survival–including shelter, food and clothing, and related support on the path to self-sufficiency.
We are committed to providing residents of all ages access to a high quality education, one that fosters a passion for learning, encourages curiosity and results in critical thinking. Our investment goal is to close the opportunity gap for students.
Health and Wellness
Health and wellness is a
cornerstone and priority in our community investment strategies. We recognize
that health conditions, and the social conditions that affect them, can be
positively impacted through grants.
Our goals are to address physical, nutritional, mental and emotional health challenges in a comprehensive and holistic manner with an emphasis on the underserved.
A cohesive community is
one with a common vision and a sense of belonging for all; we appreciate and
value the diversity of people’s different backgrounds and circumstances.
Neighbors connect with neighbors and contribute to a culture of civic engagement.
Our goal is to support efforts that build community cohesion, including a
strong and vibrant nonprofit sector and economic development.
Arts, Music and Culture
Grants in arts, music and
culture create a thriving community where groups and individuals express
themselves and capture the imagination. We give priority to applications that
demonstrate a strategic relationship with one or more of our other program
Grants in the environment
may be related to safeguarding and improving the environment of Yakima County,
including air and water quality issues.