Grants

$524,122 Funded since 1986

Apply for Covid-19 response grants here

(Funding for this grant is limited at this time, we are presently fundraising to continue supporting our local organizations)

The Kent Community Foundation COVID-19 Resources Grant is designed to provide funding for organizations supporting families in the Greater Kent/Covington community area, providing food, meals, and other critical resources during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Apply for arts & education grants here

Each year the Kent Community Foundation accepts proposals from community groups and schools for cultural arts and education programs. The Foundation awards grants on a quarterly basis:  January 30, April 30, July 30 & October 30 deadlines.

2021 Arts and Education Grant Recipient

  • John Volken Academy

2020-21 COVID-19 Resource Grant Recipients

  • Kent Hope
  • Seattle Union Gospel Mission
  • Communities in Schools Kent
  • World Relief
  • Kent United Methodist Church
  • The Covington Storehouse
  • Vine Maple Place
  • Afghan Health Initiative
  • Living Well Kent
  • Project Feast
  • Rotary Club of Kent – District Matching Funds

2020 Arts and Education Grant Recipient

  • Maple Valley Symphony Orchestra – summer camps
  • Steel Magic Northwest – canopies for outdoor performances
  • Communities in Schools Kent – on line mentoring
  • Music4 Life Kent – supporting Kent School District students
  • Close Up Foundation – Civic Education Program for low income Kent youth

2019  Arts and Education Grant Recipients

  • Kent International Festival – Arts Exhibition
  • City of Kent – Kent Kids’ Arts Day
  • Kent Music4 Life – supporting Kent School District students¬†
  • Puget Sound Keeper Alliance – Lost Urban Creek Project
  • Kentridge High School /robotics – new kits for elementary schools
  • Glover Empower Mentoring – Martin Luther King Jr. outreach event