Vancouver Rotary Foundation Awards $48,000 in Community Grants

The Vancouver Rotary Foundation has awarded $48,000 in community grants to support the local work of non-profit organizations. The Vancouver Rotary Foundation is the charitable arm of the Rotary Club of Vancouver. The grants will be distributed at the annual Rotary Club of Vancouver Community Grants Luncheon on September 25.

Community Programs Fund grants were awarded to 16 community organizations:
Big Brothers Big Sisters Columbia Northwest ($2,500)
Boy Scouts – Cascade Pacific Council ($2,500)
Celebrate Life ($3,500)
Children’s Center ($5,000)
Community Mediation Services ($2,400)
Council for the Homeless WHO Shelter ($3,000)
Daybreak Youth Services ($3,000)
Foundation for Vancouver Public Schools ($3,800)
Free Clinic of Southwest Washington ($2,250)
Friends of the Children ($3,250)
Innovative Services NW ($4,000)
Lelooska Foundation ($2,500)
Lifeline Connections ($4,000)
Salmon Creek Hospital Foundation ($3,000)
Vancouver Symphony Orchestra ($2,500)
211info ($800)

The Vancouver Rotary Foundation exists to foster, develop, promote, and encourage the health, education and general welfare of the residents of Vancouver and Clark County. The Vancouver Rotary Foundation is funded by contributions and proceeds from the annual Rotary Festival of Trees and other contributions. The Foundation has given more than $3 million in scholarships to local students and grants to community organizations since its creation in 1972.

 

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