Hubbard Family Foundation

OVERVIEW: The Hubbard Family Foundation supports arts, culture, humanities, community improvement, capacity building, education, environment, health and human services in Edmonds, Washington and South Snohomish County.

FUNDING AREAS: Arts, culture, humanities, community improvement, capacity building, education, environment, health, human services

IP TAKE: Local groups can secure grants with this funder approximately four times per year, making it a good one to know for urgent and last-minute needs.

PROFILE: Established in 1983, the Hubbard Family Foundation is a private foundation that focuses giving on specific regions of the state of Washington. The foundation is managed by Bank of America’s Washington office. Grantmaking includes arts, culture, humanities, community improvement, capacity building, education, environment, health and human services.

This funder awards grants to improve the quality of life for people in its regions of focus. It awards grants in broad funding categories, but within a narrow geographic area. Overall, this funder prioritizes small capital projects and provides specific support for programs and events.

Foundation grants are often between $1,000 and $5,000 each. Learn more about this funder’s local giving by examining its recent tax records. Geographically, the foundation restricts its grants to Edmonds, Washington and South Snohomish County in Washington. Nonprofit applicants should be located within the boundaries of the Edmonds School District #15. The foundation does not provide support for staff salaries, but it will consider general operating support requests. It typically makes grants only for one-year periods. Past grantees include the Carol Rowe Food Bank, St. Vincent DePaul Snohomish, and Pacific Lutheran University.

The foundation accepts unsolicited grant applications from nonprofits on a rolling basis. There are no application deadlines, but the grants committee meets four times per year in February, May, September and November. Grantseekers must use the Bank of America online system to apply for a grant. Direct general questions to the staff at wa.grantmaking@ustrust.com or 206-358-0912.

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