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Storyteller Series: The John & Jeanette Steinmacher Scholarship

The Columbia Basin Foundation was built on the kindness of those who make this community such a great place to live. The stories behind every fund that we manage directly and every grant recipient we are so honored to support make that abundantly clear. And that is why we have created a regular storyteller series here on the CBF Blog. We hope to share the kindness and compassion of those who have created these funds and organizations to help our communities thrive. This is the story behind the John and Jeanette Steinmacher Scholarship.

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Grant Season Deadline Reminder!

Columbia Basin Foundation is thrilled to help manage some really incredible grants available for our community and love to see the very deserving organizations receive this critical help each year. While the foundation gives away hundreds of thousands of dollars in grants each year, there are five that nonprofit organizations can apply for (the rest are designated by the donor). The deadline for grant season is right around the corner, so if you are planning on applying for a grant make sure to get your applications in by March 31st. All applications must be received in the CBF office by 5:00pm on that date (NOT POSTMARKED BY THAT DATE!) or they will not be considered. If you think your organization or group might benefit from one of these grants, head right this way for the guidelines and application.

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CBF Scholarship Season 2017 Has Arrived!

As a new year dawns, so too comes the exciting time of scholarship season here at Columbia Basin Foundation. For high school graduates who wish to attend college in the Fall, this is important because these scholarships will help ease the financial burden that can come with funding your advanced education. With just 9 weeks until the scholarship application deadline, it is important to get started early. So today we are sharing every step of the process to ensure you have the best chance for success.

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Storyteller Series: Homeless Task Force of Grant County

The Columbia Basin Foundation was built on the kindness of those who make this community such a great place to live. The stories behind every fund that we manage directly and every grant recipient we are so honored to support make that abundantly clear. And that is why we have created a regular storyteller series here on the CBF Blog. We hope to share the kindness and compassion of those who have created these funds and organizations to help our communities thrive. This is the story of the Homeless Task Force of Grant County.

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6 Ways to Maximize Your End of Year Giving

With the holiday season fast approaching, the Columbia Basin Foundation family would like to wish each and everyone of you a beautiful holiday season. We are so grateful to serve a community as rich and supportive as you are; you inspire us to continue to do the work that we love to do. As the end of the year draws near, let us all remember the ways that we can help support those around us, now and in the future. If you are looking for ways to maximize the benefits that come with year end giving, we are sharing our top 6 tips below. 

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