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The Community Foundation of South Puget Sound Capital City Marathon Endowment Fund

Funding Available for Projects Promoting Healthy Living and Community Involvement

The Capital City Marathon Association (CCMA), through the Community Foundation of Puget Sound (TCF), has funding available for projects that will increase the understanding and practice of healthy living.

Who can apply: Nonprofit organizations meeting The Community Foundation of South Puget Sound’s grant application requirements.

Project Goals: Focus on one or more of the following – personal health and fitness through the promotion of physical activity and exercise such as running, good nutrition, positive health habits and attitudes, and personal growth through accomplishment. (more…)

Community Wealth Building

Keynote Speaker Ted Howard of the Democracy Collaborative and provided a catalyst for future conversations during his presentation on March 17th in Olympia, Washington, available here in Powerpoint format.

He framed the context and described the elements of “Community Wealth Building.”   Ted Howard also shared examples of wealth building strategies by worker owned cooperatives and anchor institutions from around the country. The Community Foundation of South Puget Sound sponsored the event to explore new ways of approaching economic development.  Other sponsors included Enterprise for Equity, Northwest Cooperative Development Center, The Thurston Asset Building Coalition, and the Thurston Economic Development Council.

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