Issaquah nonprofit receives Bank of America grant

August 27, 2015

NEW — 5:37 p.m. Aug. 27, 2015

Issaquah-based Mentoring Works Washington was one of 13 nonprofit organizations that recently received a total of $311,000 in grants from Bank of America.

The $40,000 will help advance workforce development and education opportunities here in the Puget Sound region — giving low-income individuals and families increased access to financial education, mentorship and job training.

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4Culture awards equipment grants

August 27, 2015

NEW — 5:15 p.m. Aug. 27, 2015

4Culture’s Cultural Equipment program provided the following grants to local arts, heritage and preservation organizations to purchase equipment they need to do their best work: Read more

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Neighborhood groups receive grants for community events

April 28, 2015

Several communities around Issaquah were the recipients last month of numerous grassroots grants given by the office of King County Executive Dow Constantine to support community or neighborhood activity.

All in all, 36 grants were given out countywide. The communities are all in unincorporated areas of the county. Grants ranged up to $5,000 for a total of $60,000 and are part of King County’s Community Service Area Program.

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Grants offered for projects helping
 unincorporated areas

November 5, 2013

King County is offering a third year of Community Service Area grants. The grants encourage residents in the unincorporated communities to become more connected in their neighborhoods.

A total of $60,000 is available through the program for projects, with grants of less than $5,000. Examples of possible projects are:

  • newsletters that inform residents about important issues affecting the community;
  • events such as concerts, festivals, and educational and safety projects;

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