3 Rivers Community Foundation Grant Catalog

Grant Requests

Art and History

 
Blue Mountain Land Trust
Clean and Maintain Sacajewea State Park Event
The Blue Mountain Land Trust is planning a park clean up day at Sacajewea State Park with free kayaks, food and refreshments for participants (public sign up). This is a family-friendly event.
Requested
4,000.00
Funded
50.00
 
 
East Benton County Historical Society & Museum
Improved Museum Displays
Funds will be used to provide educational opportunities to our community through presentations on local pioneers, the history of farming in East Benton County, the rivers, homestead living in the early days, and much more.
Requested
2,500.00
Funded
150.00
 
 
Fort Walla Walla Museum
Free School Tour Program
Fort Walla Walla offers a free school tour program, allowing Tri-City students and teachers a tour the Museum and with an experienced guide who will enhance history and exhibits through story telling.
Requested
2,000.00
Funded
50.00
 
 
Franklin County Historical Society
Digitization of Materials
Funds will be used to digitized materials documenting the early culture, industry, and community life of Franklin County making their regional collections searchable.
Requested
5,000.00
Funded
110.00
 
 
The Rude Mechanicals
Shakespeare in the Park
Funds will allow the theater company to continue operations and rebuild, putting resources into providing free, family friendly theatre for the community that includes Shakespeare in the Park and one holiday production.
Requested
3,000.00
Funded
100.00
 
 
Valley Theater Company dba The Princess Theatre
Community Movie Series
Funds would be used to expand the Prosser Princess Theatre's free community movie offerings that run December 2022-May 2023.
Requested
5,000.00
Funded
60.00
 

Developmental Disability Support

 
Columbia Industries
Community Center Sensory Room
Funds would be used to outfit a sensory room - a relaxing space that helps reduce agitation and anxiety, engage and delight the user, stimulate reactions and encourage communication.
Requested
3,500.00
Funded
50.00
 
 
Spectrum Studios
Project Manager to Support Life Skill Education
Funds will be used to hire a project manager who will manage training and support Spectrum family members (employees with autism) growing their professional skills.
Requested
5,000.00
Funded
25.00
 
 
The Arc of Tri-Cities
Representative Payee Program
The funding will be used to assist adults with developmental disabilities with money management to ensure their housing, utilities, food and medical expenses are paid in a timely manner.
Requested
4,000.00
Funded
100.00
 
 
The IDEA Project
Teaching Empathy in Schools Program
Funding will be used to deliver an online-curriculum focused on providing opportunities for elementary students to discuss and practice diversity, inclusion, disability awareness, and social skills.
Requested
1,500.00
Funded
50.00
 
 
Three Rivers Carousel Foundation
Accommodation Saturday Program
Funds will be used to offer Accommodation Saturdays (the first Saturday of each month) for anyone - regardless of age - accommodation rides on the carousel.
Requested
1,500.00
Funded
50.00
 

Food Security

 
Second Harvest Inland Northwest
Bite2Go
Funding will support staff time and logistics for providing weekend food supplies to at least 585 students per week at elementary schools in the Tri-Cities during the school year.
Requested
5,000.00
Funded
150.00
 

Housing for All

 
Elijah Family Homes
Transition to Success Program
Transition to Success Program is an intensive, wraparound case management services program that provides families with services necessary to helping them become more self-sufficient.
Requested
5,000.00
Funded
150.00
 
 
Tri-County Partners Habitat for Humanity
North Wehe Avenue Homes
Funding will be used for construction materials to help build seven single-family homes on North Wehe Avenue in Pasco in 2023-2024.
Requested
5,000.00
Funded
150.00
 

Mental Health

 
Communities In Schools of Benton-Franklin
Coping Skills Toolkit
Funds will be utilized to support the building and buying of Coping Skills Toolkits for 1640 students across 5 districts in Richland, Pasco, Kennewick, Prosser, and Finley in the 2022-23 school year.
Requested
5,000.00
Funded
50.00
 

Safety and Support

 
Career Path Services
Dignified Work Tri-Cities
Dignified Work is a rapid reskilling program supporting low-income and unemployed individuals in Richland, Pasco, and Kennewick.
Requested
5,000.00
Funded
200.00
 
 
Catholic Charities Tri Cities
Child Abuse and Neglect Support
The Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Program will serve children 0 to 18 years old at risk for child abuse and neglect through 7-10 week Positive and Nurturing Parenting Skills Classes, a 10-week Strengthening Families Program, and 4-hour Co-Parenting seminars.
Requested
5,000.00
Funded
160.00
 
 
Grace Kitchen
Improvements to Marketing
Funds will help create printed materials that will carry the Grace Kitchen message to every donor, customer, meeting attendee, and potential client, creating awareness of women survivors in our area through the written word and photographic images.
Requested
5,000.00
Funded
100.00
 
 
LeadPink
Rise and Grind Recovery Café
Funding is needed to support the Rise and Grind Recovery Café - a safe space to strengthen sobriety by connecting to community resources.
Requested
5,000.00
Funded
50.00
 
 
Mirror Ministries
Trafficking Prevention/Intervention for Vulnerable Youth in our Community
Funds will be used for reaching out to potential victims of domestic minor sex trafficking with an emphasis on vulnerable, and foster-involved youth and to continue specific, focused outreach and education.
Requested
5,000.00
Funded
100.00
 
 
Safe Harbor Support Center
School-based Comprehensive Behavior and Trauma Intervention
Funding will be used to provide a school-day program for select students who are struggling behaviorally and unable to successfully participate in a traditional classroom environment.
Requested
5,000.00
Funded
50.00
 

Youth Programs

 
Boy Scouts of America - Blue Mtn Council
Outdoor Recreation Equipment
The funds will be used to purchase kayaks, paddles, snow shoes, crampons, and ice axes for Scouts to use during outdoor adventures.
Requested
2,500.00
Funded
50.00
 
 
Boys & Girls Clubs of Benton and Franklin Counties
Supporting BGCA’s Keystone Club
Funding will be used to support a robust 2022/2023 Keystone Club (teen leadership) program at our community clubhouses in Pasco, Kennewick and Prosser.
Requested
5,000.00
Funded
50.00
 
 
CJ MITCHELL SPORTS OFFICIALS ACADEMY (CJMSOA)
Youth Based Officiating (Training)
Funds will be used to recruit, train and place youth, minimum age 16, to officiate football, basketball, and or baseball games at the Middle school and youth organization levels.
Requested
5,000.00
Funded
10.00
 
 
Girl Scouts of Eastern Washington Northern91 Idaho
Go-Getter Outreach Troops
This program offers free enrollment for girls from Title 1 schools, low-income neighborhoods, rural areas, and community centers into the Girl Scout program.
Requested
1,400.00
Funded
0.00
 
 
YMCA of the Greater Tri-Cities
Pasco YMCA MLK Center
Funds will help the Pasco YMCA offer an affordable, positive, safe and healthy environment through programs and services.
Requested
2,000.00
Funded
60.00