Orcas Island Community Foundation Grants

  • Tue Jun 17th, 2008 8:16pm
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Grant applications are listed alphabetically within each category. Grants noted as Funded by OICF include monies from unrestricted Partner contributions.

Fully Funded Projects

Funhouse – Upgrade computers $3,500 Fully Funded by a Partner

Nurse Corps/Orcas Island School District (OISD) – Educational supplies for school nurse $818 Fully Funded by a Partner

Orcas Aviation Association – Mercy flights $5,000 Fully funded by Partners

OI Chamber Music Festival & Music Advisory Group – Preschool music program

$5,600 Fully funded for 2008 by Partners;

Partial funding of $2,500 for 2009 ($2,000 OICF, $500 Partner);

Partial funding of $1,500 for 2010 ($1,000 OICF, $500 Partner)

OI Public Library/San Juan Nature Institute – Instructor for kids’ summer reading program $473 Fully funded by a Partner

Sail Orcas – Replace aging race boat $5,000 Fully funded ($2,500 Partner, $2,500 OICF)

San Juan Nature Institute/OISD 4th-6th grades – Salmon & habitats program

$2,833 Fully funded for 2008 by Partners

$3,006 requested for 2009; $1,971 requested for 2010

Youth Grants $4000 Fully Funded by a Partner

Partially Funded Projects

Animal Protection Society – Low-cost spay & neuter program $3,000 requested, $2,000 funded by a Partner

Children’s House – Install natural play yard at infant-toddler center $5,000 requested, $1,500 Funded by a Partner

Crossroads Lectures/Friend of the Library – Speaker program

$5,000 requested for 2008, $3,000 Funded by OICF

$5,000 requested for 2009

DV/SAS – Family options child abuse prevention counseling $8,000 requested, $5,000 Funded by OICF

Eastsound Off Leash Dog Park/APS – Improvements to new dog park site $2,265 requested, $250 Funded by a Partner

F.E.A.S.T. (Farm Education And Sustainability for Teens)/Orcas Recreation – Summer high school farming/stewardship program $5,000 requested, $3,500 Funded ($2,500 Partner, $1,000 OICF)

Four Winds-Westward Ho! Camp – Renovate infirmary $20,000 requested, $1,000 Funded by OICF

Kaleidoscope – Bringing books home $5,468 requested, $3,000 Funded by OICF

Kwaiht – Lab equipment to test water quality $4,000 requested, $2,000 Funded by two Partners

Orcas A Cappella – Software and hardware to make rehearsal CDs $800 requested, $100 Funded by a Partner

Orcas Center/OISD/OIEF – Expand school theater and dance programs

$15,000 requested for 2008, $8500 funded ($3,000 OICF, $5,500 two Partners);

$15,000 requested for 2009, $4,000 Funded by OICF

OI Writers Festival/Library – Writers’ conference $1,000 requested, $500 Funded by a Partner

Orcas Montessori School – Bilingual summer program $5,000 requested, $3,500 Funded by OICF

Orcas Senior Center – Survey current and future needs of Orcas senior population $10,000 requested, $3,500 Funded by OICF

OPAL – Lavender Hollow capital repairs $10,000 requested, $5,000 Funded by a Partner

San Juan Nature Institute/OISD 6th Grade/Salmonberry School – Indian Island study $6,092 requested, $3,500 Funded by OICF

Projects Approved But Not Funded

Awaketrain – Community bike share $2,110

Community Band – Risers $5,175

4-H – Portable Challenge Program – Train facilitators for life skills activities $1,005

Islands’ Oil Spill Association – Response training and trailer repair $1,575

Orcas Family Health Center – Set up system to accept food stamps at the farmers’ market $2,855

OI Historical Museum – Program specialist for high school museum aides $5,000

OI Prevention Partnership/OISD – Parents’ social norms survey for Spotlight on the Positive program

$1,454 requested for 2008; $1,450 requested for 2009

Orcas Montessori School – Replace carpet, chairs, boiler; build sandbox decking and sunshade $7,600

Wolf Hollow – Raptor free flight enclosure $2,400