Goosefoot's supported organizations receive support annually as well: South Whidbey@Home, Whidbey Camano Land Trust, Whidbey Island Nourishes, and Whidbey Watershed Stewards.
Community Grant Program
Goosefoot is pleased to offer a formal community grant program to non-profit organizations working on behalf of the South Whidbey community.
In addition to grants to the Organic Farm School, Senior Services of Island County, South Whidbey School Farms, and Whidbey Island Grown, Goosefoot distributed $87,856 in grants to local non-profits serving South Whidbey in our first formalized grant cycle in December 2017.
Bayview Community Hall to use towards necessary repairs and maintenance, which includes painting the building.
Clinton Community Hall for a power generator to provide a reliably warm place during power outages.
Coupeville Farm to School to support the current farm-to-school program at Coupeville Elementary, and expand it to the middle & high schools.
Friends of Friends for assistance with dental costs to those struggling to meet dental expenses.
Good Cheer to increase harvest and storage of produce at the Big Acre, which serves food bank clients and South Whidbey School District students.
Helping Hand to assist South Whidbey residents who are facing a dramatic increase in their rent.
Mobile Turkey Unit for turkeys to deliver on Thanksgiving Day. Sound Water Stewards to expand volunteer training and citizen science efforts across South Whidbey.
Whidbey Community Foundation to provide increased capacity-building technical assistance to nonprofit organizations.
Whidbey Homeless Coalition for financial competency and basic life skills training for shelter guests.
August 1: Letter of Inquiry due
September 1: Agencies invited to apply will hear by this date
November 1: Grant applications due
December 15: Funding decisions announced
In the near future, applicants will be able to fill out the letter of inquiry and grant application form online. Please forgive our current low-tech options!