Grants

Capitol City Marathon Endowment Fund

The 2021 Capitol City Marathon grant cycle is closed.

The Capital City Marathon Association (CCMA) is a nonprofit organization that has been providing a quality, local, all volunteer running event for 39 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.

Program Goals

Funding is available for projects in the Thurston, Mason, and Lewis county areas that will increase the understanding and practice of healthy living. We fund projects that focus on one or more of the following:

  • Personal health and fitness through the promotion of physical activity and exercise, such as running, nutrition, positive health habits and attitudes
  • Personal growth through accomplishment

Possible Project Activities

The following are examples of possible projects:

  • ‍Teach a sport
  • Expand participation opportunities in a sport
  • Prepare for a competition
  • Seed the creation of a new program at school, after school, or a community offering
  • Lead a group for the purposes of running in an event, including training, nutrition, fitness, and personal accomplishment

We are interested in applications that:

  • Clearly describe how the grant funds will be used
  • Demonstrates how more people will be served or programs expanded due to grant funding
  • Commit to documenting and submitting outcomes due to grant funding

Grant amounts & deadlines

  • Grant amounts will range from $1,500 to $5,000.
  • Check back in the spring of 2022 for updated deadlines and more information.

Capitol City Marathon Endowment Fund

Application

Check back for application details.

Capitol City Marathon Endowment Fund

Reporting

The Community Foundation aspires to keep the community and our donors informed about the benefits generated from the grants we make.  Grantee reports help tell the stories of our communities.  The Grant Report is used to capture information to help us communicate your work to the larger community.

If you received a grant from the Community Foundation through our 2020 Community Grants program, we require a grant report. Grant reports must be completed by August 27, 2021.

To submit your grant report, log on to the Community Foundation's online grants platform by clicking here or selecting the button below.

Once you are logged in to the online grants platform click "Edit" to begin your grant report or to see a list of grant report questions.

Please contact Melissa Rosscup at mrosscup@thecommunityfoundation.com with any questions about grant reports.

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