The Community Foundation of South Puget Sound announced that its Board of Directors has approved a grant up to $80,000 for the Thurston Asset Building Coalition (ThurstonABC) to expand their work and provide coordination and administrative support to the coalition’s efforts. Now in its sixth year, ThurstonABC’s goal is to shorten the pathway out of poverty for people living in Thurston County. (more…)
The Community Foundation of South Puget Sound awarded $124,620 in grants to 27 nonprofit organizations during its spring 2013 grant round.Over the past year, The Foundation has awarded over $275,000 in discretionary grants.
“When it come to global health, Bill and I are optimists—but we’re impatient optimists. Tremendous progress is being made. But there is still so much we’re impatient to see done.” —Melinda French Gates
We thought you might find the site impatientoptimists.org a good read.
Moving Philanthropy Forward
Generosity is a catalyst.
It creates hope and possibility. It embraces the needs of real people. It celebrates our shared humanity.
So What Does it Take to Give?
Compassion…Initiative…Purpose. To reach its full potential, generosity also needs Integrity and Guidance.
When people decide to give a community is strengthened.
It’s truly as simple as that.