Current Capacity Building Award Recipients

First Quarter 2015 Capacity Building Grants


Arlington Kids Kloset: $3,000

Founded in 2005, Arlington Kids' Kloset provides new and gently used clothing and personal hygiene products to students ages pre-k through 12th grade throughout the Arlington, Darrington, and Lakewood School Districts.  

Big-Brained Superheroes Club: $10,000

The mission of the Big-Brained Superheroes Club (BBSC) is to tap into the hidden strengths that all young people have through the interdisciplinary exploration of science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics (STEAM). 

Hanford Challenge: $30,000 (over 3 years)

Hanford Challenge strives to create a future for the Hanford Nuclear Site that secures human health and safety, advances justice and accountability, and restores and protects a sustainable environment. We are considered the leading force in fighting for just, effective and environmentally sound clean-up practices and in securing workplace protections at the nation's most contaminated site.

Seattle Young People's Project: $30,000 (over 3 years)

The Seattle Young People's Project (SYPP) is a youth-led, adult supported social-change organization that empowers youth to express themselves and take action on the issues that affect their lives. Through its efforts, SYPP is helping to develop independent, conscious-minded youth ready to step into positions of power and make some changes.

Tiny Trees Preschool: $30,000 (over 3 years)

The mission of Tiny Trees Preschool is to use outdoor classrooms to make quality education in reading, math and science affordable and accessible to all families, and to create a community where all children receive the education needed to have a fair and equal chance to thrive in school and life. 

Zeno: $10,000 

The mission of Zeno is to build a sustainable math culture in elementary school communities. Our culture has developed a negative, defeatist attitude towards math which prevents our students from developing the math skills they'll need in school, life, and 21st century careers. Zeno is committed to combating that negative attitude and building a positive, sustainable math culture.