SILVERDALE — Kitsap Community Foundation is accepting applications for its 2013 competitive grants.
Application deadline is Feb. 22. Apply online at www.kitsapfoundation.org/grant-opportunities.aspx. If you are unable to complete the grant application process online, contact foundation executive director Kol Medina at (360) 698-3622 to discuss alternative application methods. There is no application fee.
The foundation offers three types of grants:
— Community Grants. Available to any nonprofit organization in Kitsap County or neighboring areas. Up to $5,000.
— Foster Children and Family Reconciliation. Available to nonprofit organizations that help people up to age 25 make healthy transitions from the foster care/child welfare system; and services designed to facilitate family reconciliation for adolescents in conflict with their families.
— Youth Mentoring. Up to $750 for activities that provide a “sustained and mutually-beneficial relationship between a more experienced, competent individual and a young person, with the goal of building character and competence, as well as promoting and advocating positive youth development.”