Deadline Jan. 31 for Kitsap Community Foundation grants

SILVERDALE — The Kitsap Community Foundation is accepting grant applications for its 2012 grant cycle.

Grants will be made to qualified, nonprofit organizations. To review the grant application criteria and guidelines, visit

Dorothea Lintz, grant review committee chairwoman, said the committee will evaluate grant applications for projects that address basic human needs (food, shelter, employment) and projects that help children succeed.

Grants will be awarded in amounts ranging from $500 to $2,500.

The foundation will also consider grant applications for projects meeting criteria set by the Sound Institute of Family and Children’s Services Endowment Fund,   designated to serve adolescents and their families. Grants ranging from $500 to $7,600 will be awarded to  services that help children youth who have been in the foster care/child welfare system to make healthy transitions, and residential and non-residential services that facilitate family reconciliation for adolescents in conflict with their families.

The grants will be awarded in April. Contact Pete Atha at (360) 698-3622 or



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