San Juan Island Community Foundation’s County Fair Match!
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The San Juan Island Community Foundation invites all fairgoers to its on-line Giving Center with a 50% match on all donations made during the four day event.
Ten critical community projects will be featured at the Foundation’s main hall Fair booth in conjunction with local non-profits:
- Friday Harbor Food Bank
- Islands Museum of Arts – Arts in our Schools
- The Women’s Fund
- The SJC Arts Council
- Island Stage Left – “Great Professional Theatre for All”
- The San Juan Career Training Program
- The Whale Museum – Soundwatch
- The SJICF General Scholarship Fund
- St. David’s Kindergarten Readiness and Enrichment program
- The Healthy Community Fund – Grants for Critical Needs
Each on-line (www.sjicf.org) gift will be matched at the rate of fifty cents on the dollar up to a preset cap per project. The booth will offer computer based giving stations for your use. Non-profit representatives will be on hand to answer your questions on each project.
On the last day of the Fair a drawing from all Fair donors will allow the winner to designate an additional $500 to be awarded to one of the ten featured projects
The San Juan Island Community Foundation serves as a non-profit philanthropic umbrella organization helping donors, non-profits and public organizations to achieve their goals through direct grants, organizational assistance and philanthropic resource management. For further information about the Community Foundation, call 378-1001, write to PO Box 1352, Friday Harbor, WA 98250 or, visit the office is located at 640 Mullis St. Suite 104.