Moving Philanthropy Forward

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

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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.

Darren Neinaber Fund

Darren's friends and family have created the Darren Neinaber Fund to memorialize Darren. Click here to donate.

Community Foundation Featured in Thurston Chamber's VOICE Magazine

The Community Foundation and Give Local are featured in the December issue of the Thurston County Chamber of Commerce's VOICE Magazine. Click here to read the December issue.

Celebrating 30 Years of Community Philanthropy

Founded in late 1989, the Community Foundation was a result of a bold visioning group called "Olympia 2010"

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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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