Moving Philanthropy Forward
The Community Foundation of South Puget Sound works to strengthen communities in Thurston, Mason, & Lewis Counties.
Scholarships Featured in Thurston Talk
Read more about our scholarship, including two of our newest scholarships - the Thurston Climate Action Scholarship and the Oakes Scholarship - in this article from Thurston Talk.
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 2019 Results
Thanks to your support, we raised more than $385,000 for local nonprofits that make our communities stronger, more vibrant places to live!
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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.