The Grays Harbor Community Foundation is pleased to invest $159,824.00 into our local schools through our Education Grants Program. The Education Grants program was designed specifically for districts to prioritize top needs that will provide the most district-wide impact. This program was created by the Foundation in order to help streamline funding requests for districts. This year’s school district projects ranged from helping fund a Middle School Science Lab to CTE and STEM Virtual Learning Support.

The districts that were funded through our Education Grants program include:

Aberdeen School District – Orchestra Support
Grays Harbor College – Broadening Support for the Spanish Speaking Community
Hoquiam School District – Hoquiam Middle School Science Lab and Chromebooks
Lake Quinault School District – Gymnasium Sound System/Backboards
McCleary School District – Teacher Laptops
Montesano School District– Chromebooks
North Beach School District – Chromebooks
Oakville School District – CTE and STEM Virtual Learning Support
Ocosta School District – Elementary Music Education
St. Mary School – 2020-2021 School Social Distancing Project

Senior Program Officer, Jessica Hoover commented “We recognize the difficult situation our educators, students and families are currently in with the unusual start to the fall 2020 school year. The Foundation values our partnerships with our local school districts and wanted to help fill the gaps and meet districts where they are at this year to best help our local students and families have a positive start to the school year.”

You may find out more about our grants program by checking the Foundation website at or by contacting Jessica Hoover, Senior Program Officer, at [email protected] or (360) 532-1600. Our next Small Grant deadline is October 1st at 5PM.