Fund for Women & Girls is dedicated to strengthening our community both now and for future generations through shared philanthropy.
Mission: A world where women and girls are safe, secure, equal and empowered. FWG works toward it by:
In 1957, United Good Neighbors was founded as an independent nonprofit to create a pool of funds for granting to organizations that serve the basic needs of people at risk in Jefferson County. In 2017, UGN became a Field of Interest Fund of JCF.
HSN was founded in 2018 through a generous grant from the First Federal Community Foundation and serves as a response to the growing housing crisis in Jefferson County, Washington. HSN works:
HSN has directed new grant dollars to housing efforts through the Jefferson Community Foundation and provided scholarships for grant writing workshops, as well as offered coaching and board development support for local organizations. In addition to our Housing Action Teams, we have convened groups of stakeholders to identify and act on local issues of concern, including local workforce and affordable housing developers, community advocates, systems engineers and government staff.
Biochar is essentially charcoal, but made with an eye to optimizing its use in agriculture rather than its energy content, and can be made with a broader range of materials, such as crop residues or manures as well as wood. Like charcoal, it is made by burning wood or other organic material under conditions of low oxygen, a process called pyrolysis. Biochar is a particularly recalcitrant (stable) form of carbon. With half-life estimates ranging up to 1,000 years, it is ideal for carbon sequestration.
To ensure funding decisions are informed by deep local knowledge, JCF assembled an esteemed Grants Committee, comprised of community-minded, seasoned professionals, to review and respond to proposals and direct funds. Members include:
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EIN: 841682682Phone: (360) 385-1729
Mailing Address:PO Box 1394, Port Hadlock, WA 98339
Physical Location:63 Julian Street, Glen CovePort Townsend, WA 98368off Fredericks Street in Glen Cove