Grants

Autumn 2015 Grant Awards

By November 24, 2015 No Comments

The West Marin Fund (WMF), a foundation organized to serve the communities of coastal West Marin, awarded $55,000 towards “Improving Nonprofit Communications” in its Autumn 2015 round of grants – the sixth grant round in the past 3 years, totaling $350,000 to more than 60 organizations, all made possible by generous gifts from local donors to the Fund.

The Autumn 2015 grants to West Marin’s 501-c-3 non-profit organizations, help the organizations improve the effectiveness of their communications. This broad category included professional training, strategic planning, database improvements, bilingual materials – small grants to further professionalize the over 60 non-profits that provide community services to the small villages of West Marin.

Awards support non-profit projects ranging from affordable housing, to bilingual literacy, to technology upgrades to broadcast available services that improve the health of the communities.

The following non-profits received grant awards:

  • Art Contemporary Marin
  • Bay Area Community Resources
  • Bolinas Community Center
  • Bolinas Museum
  • Community Land Trust Association of West Marin (CLAM)
  • Commonweal
  • Dance Palace Community Center
  • Environmental Action Committee (EAC)
  • Gallery Route One
  • Halleck Creek Ranch
  • Inverness Almanac
  • Jack Mason Museum
  • KWMR
  • Marin Literacy
  • Mesa Refuge
  • Nicasio School Foundation
  • Papermill Creek Children’s Corner
  • Point Reyes Farmers Market
  • Point Reyes National Seashore Association (PRNSA)
  • Sound Orchard
  • Tomales Elementary School PTA
  • Tomales Bay Youth Center
  • West Marin Commons
  • West Marin Review
  • West Marin Senior Services (WMSS)