Apply for Donations


Eligibility

Organizations which are registered with the IRS as 501c3 nonprofit organizations and located in the State of Washington are eligible to apply for charitable funds from the Snoqualmie Tribe.


Available Grants

This year, the Snoqualmie Tribe is soliciting applications from nonprofit organizations providing services in the following areas. The Tribe will select one (or more, where noted) organizations to receive the specified donation amount in each area.

  • Salmon Habitat Restoration – Up to $50,000
    For nonprofit organizations working to restore salmon habitats and increase native fish populations.
  • Snoqualmie Valley Community Services – Up to $50,000 (4 Grants Available)
    For nonprofit organizations serving the Snoqualmie Valley and its diverse communities.
  • Veterans Services – Up to $50,000
    For organizations providing services and programming to Veterans and their families.
  • Native Services – Up to $50,000 (2 Grants Available)
    For organizations supporting the Native community whether through the arts, health and wellness, culture, or other means.
  • Family Services – Up to $50,000
    For organizations that provide support services for families.
  • Senior/Elder Services – Up to $50,000
    For organizations supporting elderly individuals to promote independence and enhance their quality of life.
  • Arts & Culture – Up to $50,000
    For organizations working with artists and community groups and increasing access and diversity in arts and culture.
  • Environmental Education – Up to $50,000
    For organizations working to increase public awareness and knowledge about environmental issues including climate change.


Process

The Snoqualmie Tribe will be accepting applications from January 1, 2019 to March 31, 2019. Following the deadline, the Tribe will review the applications submitted and follow up with organizations regarding any questions. The Tribe anticipates notifying organizations whether or not they were selected to be funded in June 2019.


Required Materials

  • Letter from Organization – Letter must include the following:
    • The organization’s mission, vision, values
    • A brief history of the organizatn
    • Overview of the organization’s services, programs, and communities served
    • Introduction to how the organization would use the funding, if selected. This information must be relevant to the category of donation the organization is applying for.
  • Donation Plan Outline – Outline must include the following:
    Information on what the funds would directly support
    Budget showing how funds would be spent
    List of individuals involved in the project funded by the donation, if relevant
  • Proof of 501c3 nonprofit status (letter from IRS)
    NOTE: Applications from non-501c3 organizations will not be considered.
  • Form W9 with tax ID information


Reporting Requirement

The Snoqualmie Tribe will request the organizations selected to receive donations to submit a report of some form to the Tribe no later than June 1, 2020 that outlines the donation’s impact. This report could take a variety of forms, such as a brochure, a short film, or presentation.