The Lee Carter Endowed Fund makes grants for special projects on the north end of the Long Beach Peninsula in Pacific County. These grants are selected by the foundation board.
In addition, as long as it is in existence, the Ilwaco Wrestling Federation will receive $500.00 per year.
Grants made from this fund support needs in south Pacific County based on donors' wishes. This fund is not endowed, and donations made in a current year may be granted out during that year to specific activities or organizations. Donors tell us when making their donations which activities or organizations they wish to support.
The Natural Resource Center Fund raises capital for the Friends of Willapa Refuge's education and community spaces in the new administrative complex for Willapa NWR. This includes indoor and out of doors facilities for all ages, universal access, and promotes education and access to our national wildlife refuge.
The MRC Fund supports annual programs for the Pacific County Marine Resources Committee, which includes education, beach cleanup, estuarine and near ocean research projects and other programs related to marine health, aquaculture and education.
SPC Fisheries Trust Fund provides capital to the Port of Ilwaco and the Columbia River Crab Fishermen's Association to buy fishing permits for commercial boats working out of the Ports of Ilwaco and Chinook on the Columbia River and nearby ocean waters.
Established in 2006, WellSpring Community Network
is a grassroots coalition dedicated to creating
community wellness by strengthening collaborative
relationships between service providers, youth,
parents, government and community volunteers
that: Reduce Substance Abuse; Enrich Family & Parenting Opportunities; Promote Positive Youth & Adult Mental Health;
The Janet Mack Wilson Memorial Fund was established to provide college scholarships to graduating seniors of South Bend and Raymond high schools, for students pursuing studies in core sciences, mathematics and engineering. Up to $10,000 is available each year for awards.
The Lee Carter Endowed Scholarship Fund makes scholarships available to graduating seniors of Ilwaco High School, or those who attended IHS and hold a GED certificate. First year scholarships are $500; for years 2-4, award amounts range from $500 to $1000. The community foundation selects scholarship awardees each year.
The Carter Wrestling Fund makes scholarships available to graduating seniors in the wrestling program at Ilwaco High School. Scholarships are $500 and may be renewed for $500 to $750 for up to four years. Initial decisions for awards are made by leaders (coach, president and treasurer) of the Ilwaco Wrestling Federation.
Funds education grants to STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) majors. The Pacific County Amateur Radio Club selects the awardees. Two grants are made per year, one each in north and south Pacific County, each for $500.