Donate to any of these funds online. If you have any questions contact us at [206-786-1546] or by email [info@kentcommunityfoundation.org].

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Fund Name   Description
Operating
Administrative Donate By donating to this fund you will be supporting the Kent Community Foundation efforts to hire an Executive Director and pay for software costs associated with the online scholarship process.
Field of Interest
Arts & Education Fund Donate Help us support innovative programs and events in the Greater Kent area. Organizations and schools can apply for grants for up to $1000 awarded on a quarterly basis. Most recent grants funded: - Kent Music4Life - Elementary school robotics kits - Glover Empower Mentoring (Martin Luther King Jr. program) - Puget Sound Keeper Alliance "Lost Urban Creeks Project"
COVID-19 Response Fund Donate A group of community organizations including the Kent Community Foundation are working together to identify needs in the community and how we can best fill those needs. Help support us in this partnership (including the Greater Kent/ Little Free Pantry project).
Afghan Crisis Fund Donate The Afghan Crisis Fund will provide meals, basic resources, and other support during this time of unprecedented need due to relocation of hundreds of people from Afghan to the greater Kent area. “After talking with several of the resettlement agencies and support groups focused on helping the incoming Afghans, we know there are many gaps. We plan to use money from this fund to enable local nonprofits to fill the gaps and better serve the people being relocated here.”
Scholarship
Audrey Rose Sells Scholarship Donate Created in memory of Audrey Rose Sells to help other young women, looking to further their education and give back to their community.
Diego Moreno Scholarship Donate Help support this scholarship created in memory of Diego Moreno, who lived and died following his principle to love and serve in all things. Awarded to a Kent student who has demonstrated a commitment to serving his or her community and intends to use their education to make the world a better place. Can be applied to 2 or 4 year program. Preference will be give to students who intend to pursue a career in civic service.
Jim McGinnis for KM Grads Scholarship Donate This scholarship is in honor of long time board member Jim McGinnis, let's build this fund into an endowment to allow students from Kent-Meridian High School the opportunity to attend college, who might not otherwise be able to financially afford it.
Johnson/Stoddard/Osness Family Scholarship Donate Established to support secondary education in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM)
Kent Chamber of Commerce Scholarship Donate Help support this scholarship for students attending two year college or vocational/technical institute in state of Washington, including trade & apprenticeship programs.
Pat Butler Scholarship Donate Pat Butler Scholarship has been created in her memory by her husband Ted Butler.This Scholarship will be awarded to a Kent student who has demonstrated their determination to overcome hardship and how they intend to help others overcome their obstacles.
Richard and Ina Balash Scholarship Fund Donate Students pursuing Business or STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics)
Rob Osborne Scholarship Donate Available to graduating seniors at Kent-Meridian High School who will attend a 2 or 4 year college. In Memory of Rob, an athlete at Kent-Meridian High School.
Donor Designated
Kent Performing Arts Fund Donate Spotlight Series was founded in 1998 and has been bringing high quality performing arts to the Kent community for twenty-three years. The ability to present top-notch performing artists depends on support from businesses and community members. Play a part in the next phase of Spotlight Series history?
Kent Access to Recreation Fund Donate This fund was originally created to ensure that no child or youth misses out on the opportunity to participate in recreation activities. This fund is now for Kent residents to participate in City of Kent youth and adaptive recreation programs. Scholarships are awarded, based on need, covering 50% of cost of enrollment.
Other Funds