Welcome to the Kent Community Foundation, a 501(c)3 nonprofit serving the greater Kent, Washington community! Like our community, we are growing and evolving to better meet the needs of our residents.
Since 1986, the Kent Community Foundation has served the greater Kent, Washington community through the support of cultural arts and education through grants and scholarships. To date, we have given more than $491,000 in grants and awarded 291 scholarships totaling $372,400 since inception.
Our community is changing, and we must change and adapt with it. That’s why, in 2017, we expanded our mission to be more encompassing, so we can better address the seven elements of a healthy community, established by the Seattle Foundation:
— Arts and Culture
— Basic Needs
— Economic Opportunity
— Health and Wellness
— Vibrant Communities
The Kent Community Foundation was founded in 1986. We are a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization serving the greater Kent, Washington community. Until 2017, the organization’s mission was to support cultural arts and education. In 2017, we expanded our mission to better serve the changing needs of our community as it evolves and changes. To date, we have awarded $343,400 in scholarships and $489,350 in grants. We look forward to making more awards in 2018!
A vibrant community where all have the opportunity to thrive
Strengthen and support our community through partnerships and philanthropy.
UPDATE–May 30, 2018–Thanks to all who attended. It was a great, celebratory event! Be inspired by the enthusiasm and dedication of high school seniors who are receiving scholarships to help fund their future education! Join us for our our annual community scholarship awards ceremony, hosted with our partners Kent Area PTSA, Rotary Club …
This year the Rotary Club of Kent Sunrise is offering four Vocational Scholarships of $1,000 each to 2018 high school graduates attending a vocational school. To apply for the scholarship, please download the application form, complete it and the reference forms and submit them to Marge Williams via email or by mail to 13539 SE 250th St., Kent, …
Join us on March 9, 2018 for Be Artful, an annual fundraiser designed to support art docents in area schools. The event is hosted by Green River College’s Interurban Center for the Arts, a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing local elementary school age children with arts education through the dedication and help of member art docents. …
Thanks for your interest in the Kent Community Foundation, a 501(c)3 nonprofit serving the greater Kent, Washington community!
220 Railroad Ave. N.
Kent, Washington 98032
Open by appointment only
Kent Community Foundation
P. O. Box 5493
Kent, WA 98064-5493
Brenda Farwell, President: 206-786-1546
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