2022 Annual Grant Round

For the 2022 Annual Grant Round, the Foundation is focused on two approaches to capacity building:

  • general operations (which support existing program or operating costs), and
  • organizational development (which strengthens the organization's programs, leadership, and/or infrastructure)

The Yakima Valley Community Foundation is accepting proposals promoting capacity building as defined above for the following types of organizations:

Health Equity

Organizations providing direct services to patients to improve health care access and coverage. Health Care access includes mental and/or behavioral health.

Immigrant and Refugee Assistance

Organizations providing direct funding and support to families and students for social assistance, education, immigration, and legal services.

The 2022 Grant online application will be available June 3, 2022 and will close at end of business on June 20, 2022.

Geographic Focus

Organizations must have a primary location or primary/significant service area in at least one of the following: Zillah, Buena, Granger, Wapato, Harrah, Satus, Parker, Toppenish, White Swan, Brownstown, Medicine Valley, Outlook, Sunnyside, Grandview, Mabton, or Kittitas County.

Qualifications

Applicants must either be a 501(c) organization, school or government entity or tribe, or they must have a fiscal sponsor that qualifies as a tax-exempt organization under the Internal Revenue Code.

Amount and Duration

Organizations may apply for up to $25,000 for a one-year grant. The total funding available for this grant round is $250,000.

The full question set will be posted on Friday, May 20th, 2022. Any questions should be directed to grants@yakimavalleycf.org.