The Lakewood Community Foundation Fund (LCFF) is currently a half million dollar permanent endowment with the purpose of ensuring Lakewood remains a wonderful community in which to live, work and play. The fund is intended to provide funding to give back to the community for the exceptional opportunities and quality of life in Lakewood enjoyed by our more fortunate residents. LCFF is an endowment for Lakewood’s future. In 2014 LCFF will award $15,000 in grant funding to promote an improved community in Lakewood. [Download grant application here.]
Non-profit organizations with a focus on Lakewood are encouraged to apply. Successful applicants will demonstrate outcomes provided by grant funding that will measurably improve quality of life in Lakewood. Applicants must be a 501(c) (3) pubic charity, or present a capacity to partner with a 501(c) (3) agency. Collaborations among organizations applying for a grant, or linking separate applicants for grants in coordinated projects to improve living, working, or recreational conditions in Lakewood quality are encouraged.
Applications must be received by April 1, 2014 to be considered. A copy of the application form is attached to this newsletter. It can also be accessed from the frequently asked questions page. Completed grant applications may be delivered to 5127 112th St SW, Lakewood, WA 98499 or mailed to P.O. Box 99190, Lakewood, WA 98496.
For additional questions on the purpose of the grant or the application process, please contact Lakewood Community Foundation Fund’s Dave Betz at (253) 588-2132.