View all the 2015 Discretionary Grant Recipients in 2015 Grant Awards by Program

View all the 2014 Discretionary Grant Recipients in 2014 Grant Awards by Program

2016 Discretionary Grant Recipients | 4th Quarter

  • Aberdeen School District – AVID Elementary
  • Aberdeen Museum of History – Renovations and equipment replacements to the museum’s photo lab and document archives
  • Associated Arts of Ocean Shores – North Beach School District art supplies
  • CHOICE Regional Health District – Health insurance and financial literacy services
  • Grays Harbor College Foundation – Food for Thought
  • Grays Harbor Museum Consortium – Passport to Grays Harbor history
  • Grays Harbor Youth Works – Work base learning internship program
  • Hoquiam Food and Clothing Bank – 600 Holiday dinners
  • Oakville Regional Event Center – remodel to add restrooms and showers to clubhouse
  • Raindrop Cooperative Preschool – classroom updates
  • South Beach Arts Association – Ocosta Elementary school art enrichment
  • South Beach Christian Outreach – Emergency food vouchers

2016 Discretionary Grant Recipients | 3rd Quarter

  • American Cancer Society-increasing colorectal screenings in Grays Harbor
  • Breast Cancer Alliance Fund– assistance with PUD bills for cancer patients
  • Child Care Action Council– Raising a Reader
  • Community Youth Services– Haven House Shelter Services
  • First Presbyterian Church- Recovery Grays Harbor
  • Hoquiam Food and Clothing Bank -backpack program
  • Hoquiam High School– Grizzly Fusion Mentor Program
  • Lake Quinault School District– fine arts field trips and after-school gardening program
  • McCleary School District– playground refurbishment
  • Montesano Community Outreach- summer art camp
  • Neighborhood Housing Service– Sunrise Court Playground Renewal Project
  • Nonprofit Leaders Conference of Coastal and SW WA– 2016-2017 Conference
  • Olympic Area Agency for Aging of Grays Harbor– senior emergency funds
  • The ARC of Grays Harbor- building remodels
  • Washington State University Foundation– Grays Harbor College Extension’s Diabetes Prevention Program
  • Westport South Beach Historical Society– McCausland Hall upgrades

2016 Discretionary Grant Recipients | Capacity Building

  • Coastal Harvest– technology upgrades
  • Dispute Resolution Center of Grays Harbor and Pacific County-implementation of a Spanish Mediation Program
  • Grays Harbor CASA– IT core upgrade
  • Grays Harbor College Foundation– donor software
  • Habitat for Humanity Grays Harbor– technology improvements
  • North Beach Artists Guild– infrastructure regrowth
  • The ARC of Grays Harbor– accessible transportation services
  • Washington Coast Sustainable Salmon Foundation– website design and brand relaunch
  • Westport South Beach Historical Society– collections capacity and modernization training
  • YMCA of Grays Harbor– Camp Bishop Master Planning

2016 Discretionary Grant Recipients | After-School Funding

  • McCleary School District
  • McDermoth Elementary
  • Montesano Community Outreach
  • YMCA’s Harbor After-School Program

2016 Discretionary Grant Recipients | 2nd Quarter

  • Coastal Interpretive Center for Life on the Edge
  • Catholic Community Services for the Grays Harbor Youth Center
  • Hoquiam School District for the Summer Book Mobile Project
  • Master Gardeners of Grays Harbor and Pacific Counties for a Replacement of a Shed at the Master Gardener Demonstration Center
  • McCleary School District for a Projection System for District Multi-use Gym
  • Montesano Community Center for Dining and Kitchen Equipment for the new Montesano Senior Center

2016 Discretionary Grant Recipients | 1st Quarter

  • Aberdeen School District for Freshman Community Connections
  • Catholic Community Services for Feed the Hungry
  • Friends of Schafer and Lake Sylvia Parks for Lake Sylvia Legacy Project
  • Gravity Grays Harbor for Project Hope
  • Grays Harbor College Foundation for Disability Support Services
  • Grays Harbor Youth Works for Scholarships
  • Habitat for Humanity of Grays Harbor for House #18
  • Hoquiam Library Friends for Library Repairs and Improvements
  • Lake Quinault School for Missoula Children’s Theater
  • NAMI Washington Coast for Mental Health and Chemical Dependency Training
  • Souh Sound Parent to Parent for Early Intervention Program
  • St. Mary School for Interactive Social Studies Curriculum
  • Summit Pacific Medical Center for New McCleary Clinic Exam Bed Upgrades

2015 Discretionary Grant Recipients | 4th Quarter

  • City of Hoquiam for Eastside Fire Station Playground Equipment
  • Grays Harbor College Foundation for a Textbook Loaning Library
  • Hoquiam School District Bands for Dallas Brass Music in Our Schools
  • Mary Bridge Children’s Foundation for Treehouse: A Place for Families
  • Mary M. Knight School District for Upgrading Computers and Technology throughout school
  • North Beach School District for Computer Art
  • St. Mary School for Computers on Wheels Learning Lab
  • Stevens Elementary for No Excuses! Promoting a College Radiness Mentality for All Students
  • Timberland Regional Library for Amanda Park Timberland Library Accessibility Improvements Project
  • YMCA of Grays Harbor for the Camp Bishop Dock Replacement

The Foundation also partnered with The Community Foundation of South Puget Sound to utilize the Neddie Farrington fund which was created for the benefit of South Beach area nonprofits that provided funding for the following:

  • WeFISH for a Life Jacket Loaner Program
  • South Beach Christian Outreach for Food Voucher Assistance

2015 Discretionary Grant Recipients | 3rd Quarter

  • Aberdeen High School AVID for College and University Visits
  • City of Montesano for Quinn Courts
  • Child Care Action Council for Grays Harbor Raising a Reader Program
  • Friends of the Aberdeen Museum for the Canoe House Project
  • Lake Quinault School District for Basic Electronics and Aerial Photography
  • Montesano Community Outreach for Summer Art Camp
  • North River Grange $946 for Grange Roof Replacement
  • Olympia Area Agency on Aging for Grays Harbor Senior Emergency Fund
  • Our Aberdeen for Arts Promotion Group
  • Pacific Beach Elementary for Chrome Books for Instruction
  • 7th Street Kids for Equipment and Scholarship Support

The Foundation also provided after school funding to these schools during the 3rd Quarter Grant Cycle:

  • McCleary School District
  • Montesano Community Outreach
  • North Beach Jr/Sr High School
  • Ocosta Lighthouse Project YMCA of Grays Harbor
  • YMCA of Grays Harbor

2015 Discretionary Grant Recipients | 2nd Quarter

  • Camp Bethel for Staffing Matching Grant
  • Coast Harvest for Wild Game Project
  • Coastal Interpretive Center for Coastal Interpretive Education Experiences for All Ages
  • Hoquiam Police Department Explorer for Post for Uniforms and Equipment
  • Hoquiam School District for Summer Book Mobile
  • Lake Quinault School District for Early Learning and Other Educational K-12 Activities
  • Montesano School District for Jack Rottle Field Turf Project 2015
  • Montesano Jr/Sr High Drama Club for The “Drama Counts” Project
  • Ocosta School District for Chromebooks for Language Arts Classrooms
  • Washington Nonprofits for Grays Harbor Non Profit Capacity Building Project

2015 Discretionary Grant Recipients | 1st Quarter

  • Aberdeen School District for Auditorium Enhancements
  • Gravity Grays Harbor for Project Hope
  • Grays Harbor Coalition Against Drugs for countywide anti-drug strategies
  • Grays Harbor Historical Seaport for Seaport Landing Building and Restoration
  • Grays Harbor Youth Works for Capacity Building
  • Habitat for Humanity Grays Harbor for Critical Home Repair
  • Lake Quinault School District for Educational Field Trips
  • Montesano School District for 6th Grade Class Science Field Trip
  • NAMI Washington Coast for Suicide Prevention and Mental Health Classes
  • Polson Museum for Brandon Kelly’s Eagle Scout Project
  • Union Gospel Mission of Grays Harbor for the Heron Street Restoration Project


  • Beyond Survival for operations.
  • Aberdeen Bobcat Music Boosters for Marching Equipment
  • Montesano Bulldog Band Boosters for Bulldog Instrument Acquisition Project
  • Elma Eagles Band Boosters for Marching Percussion Instruments
  • Grays Harbor College Foundation for Bishop Center education series, scholarships, and GHC library.
  • Grays Harbor Young Life for operations and for the Young Lives (Teen Mothers) Program.
  • Coastal Community Action Program for the Lyle P. Smith Fund for disenfranchised single mothers.
  • YMCA of Grays Harbor for scholarships, maintenance, and camperships at Camp Bishop
  • Local pharmacies for Cancer treatments and therapies.
  • Aberdeen School District for the AVID Program.
  • Gladys Phillips Cultural Tours for all Grays Harbor 6th grade students to attend the Pacific Northwest Ballet of the “Nutcracker,” and for 4th and 5th grade class field-trips for arts, culture, or education performance.