The Capital City Marathon Association (CCMA) is a nonprofit organization that has been providing a quality, local, all volunteer running event for 41 years. CCMA is committed to giving back to the community. To that end, in 2014 they established the Capital City Marathon Endowment Fund, which grows each year with proceeds from their event.
The Capital City Marathon Endowment Fund is a component fund of the Community Foundation of South Puget Sound.
Funding is available for projects in Thurston, Lewis, and Mason counties that will increase the understanding and practice of healthy living. To accomplish this goal, the grant supports projects that focus on one or more of the following:
Nonprofit 501(c)(3) charitable organizations, booster clubs, public schools and/or school districts, local municipal governments, and tribal organizations are eligible to be considered for this grant. If your organization does not fall under an eligible category, you must secure a fiscal sponsor.
We consider applications that:
This grant does not support:
We welcome you to contact us before you submit an application to ensure your project meets the guidelines for this grant opportunity. If you have questions about the grants program or the application process, please contact Daisha Versaw at email@example.com or call us at 360-705-3340.
The Community Foundation of South Puget Sound uses an online grants platform. The platform compiles information and support materials for all of the Community Foundation’s grant programs. If you are new to our online grants platform, you will need to create an account in our system. If you are unsure if your organization already has an account, please contact Melissa Rosscup by phone (360) 705-3340 or email firstname.lastname@example.org before creating an account.
At the time of registration you will be asked to enter the following information:
If you have any questions, accessibility issues, need help with language translation, or have any trouble with the online grants platform, please contact Melissa Rosscup for assistance at email@example.com or 360-705-3340.
At the conclusion of your grant-funded activities, you will be required to describe the project activities conducted, elements of the project supported by grant funds, how grant funds increased participation, and description of who the grant funds served.
We will notify you by email when grant reports open. At that time, you'll be able to submit yours via the Community Foundation's online grants platform. Once you are logged in to the online grants platform you'll click "Edit" to begin your report or to see a list of grant report questions.
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