Moving Philanthropy Forward

The Community Foundation of South Puget Sound works to strengthen communities in Thurston, Mason, & Lewis Counties.

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NEW Nonprofit Grant Fund

The Community Foundation partners with Thurston Strong to help Thurston County nonprofits weather the ongoing challenges of COVID-19. Click here to learn more and apply.

Establish a Fund

Learn about the ways the Community Foundation can help you achieve your philanthropic goals.

Discover Ways to Give

Anyone can be a Community Foundation donor. Gifts from community members like you are essential to our work. Learn more about our programs and how to start giving today.

COVID-19 Response Funds

We have joined together with local partners in Thurston, Mason, and Lewis Counties to create COVID-19 Response Funds that will support people most affected by COVID-19. These funds will support immediate basic needs, health, and economic needs related to the health and economic impacts of this pandemic.

Give Local 2020 Toolkit

This toolkit is intended to assist Nonprofits be successful during the Community Foundation's annual Give Local event. Throughout the toolkit, there are various tips and tools that participants can implement before, during, and after any online giving event.

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Coldwell Banker Evergreen Scholarship

Coldwell Banker Evergreen Olympia Realty has a unique college scholarship essay contest available for local high school students. For a complete listing or rules and eligibility please visit

View a complete list of 2016 Scholarships

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Mason County Rural Community Leadership Program

The Mason County Rural Community Leadership Program training consists of a 48-hour curriculum which draws on the knowledge and skills of the participants as well as the curriculum. A typical class consists of 30-35 individuals ranging from high school students to retired seniors and with varied leadership experience. Each class selects a project to complete, which provides participants a unique opportunity to apply the skills being taught by the curriculum to a real-life situation.

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