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Parks foundation accepts applications

The Bainbridge Island Parks Foundation is now accepting grant applications for $12,000 in grant funds the foundation will distribute this fall. Groups and organizations do not need to be 501(c)3 nonprofits to be eligible for a grant.

The application deadline is Wednesday, Nov. 21. The foundation board will personally contact those grant applicants invited to make a personal presentation to the board on Dec. 5.

The foundation is committed to enhancing Bainbridge Island’s parks and recreational facilities and to providing expanded opportunities for all to participate in recreational, athletic and cultural programs. To learn more about the eligibility requirements and to obtain a grant application, go to www.biparksfoundation.org and click on the “Grants” link.

Past grant recipients have included the Sailing Club, Battle Point Astronomical Association, the Rowing Club, the Bainbridge Island Land Trust, Bainbridge Island Historical Museum, Downtown Association (Movies in the Park), the Student Conservation Corps and Bainbridge Youth Services, among many others.

For more information, email admin@biparksfoundation.org.

 

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