Community Grants

The RE/MAX Community Chest Grant Cycle for 2018 opens Monday, March 19. The application deadline is April 13. Grants will be awarded in May 2018.

A total of $30,000 in community grants will be awarded. While there is no limit to the amount for which you may apply, it is recommended that applications be in the $500 to $2,500 range.


Who Is Eligible to Apply?

Nonprofit Organizations – Any active 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with a project in need of funding that directly benefits the community is eligible to apply. (Organization must be listed as active on the IRS exempt organization verification site, Nonprofit organizations that are not 501(c)(3) will be considered if a 501(c)(3) organization acts as fiscal sponsor.

Public Agencies – Public agencies such as schools, libraries, parks, fire and police departments with an unfunded project that directly benefits the Stanwood-Camano community may apply.

Grants are available for both projects and operating funds. Projects must meet the following criteria to be considered:

  • They must directly benefit the Stanwood-Camano community (defined by the boundaries of the Stanwood-Camano School District).
  • They must be realistic and attainable.
  • They must have experienced project staff and/or volunteers in place who can successfully implement the project.

Operating fund grants are only available to nonprofit organizations physically located within the boundaries of the Stanwood-Camano School District. Operating fund grants are most likely to be awarded to start-up ventures rather than established nonprofit organizations.

All applications will be reviewed by a selection committee, which will, at its sole discretion, select projects to fund.

Application Deadline & Submission Instructions

Completed applications should be submitted to SCAF no later April 13, 2018. They can be e-mailed, mailed, or dropped off.

By e-mail:

By mail:      Stanwood-Camano Area Foundation
                  P.O. Box 1209
                  Stanwood, WA 98292

In person:   Stanwood-Camano Area Foundation
                  c/o Cole & Gilday
                  10101 270th St. NW
                  Stanwood, WA 98292