First Federal Community Foundation Announces Fall 2019 Grant Awards

Port Angeles, WA, November 1, 2019– The Board of Directors of the First Federal Community Foundation announced that it will make the following grant awards to nonprofits that are making a difference in our communities: Best Dental Help:… Read More

Profile for Grant Award Recipient: Olympic Medical Center Cancer Center

Olympic Medical Center Foundation was awarded a $25,000 Community Development grant for expansion of the Cancer Care Center in Sequim. Profile:  Olympic Medical Center Cancer Center by Karen McCormick Few things are more terrifying than receiving a diagnosis… Read More

Profile of Grant Award Recipient: Bainbridge Island Child Care Centers

Bainbridge Island Child Care Centers were awarded $25,000 Community Development grant in 2018 to develop a new care facility for school-age children. Profile: Bainbridge Island Child Care Centers by Karen McCormick For multiple generations of Bainbridge Island residents,… Read More

First Federal Community Foundation’s inaugural director retires

Karen McCormick is honored at a retirement ceremony at the First Federal branch in east Port Angeles. McCormick started as a teller at the branch in 1977 and later became First Federal CEO and First Federal Community Foundation… Read More

Celebrating Spring 2019 Grant Award Recipient: Scarlet Road

Staff of Scarlet Road, with staff of First Federal Community Foundation and First Federal Bank: Awarded $10,000 Community Support grant to purchase security equipment and make property improvements to enhance safety of clients and staff.  Scarlet Road was… Read More

Celebrating Spring 2019 Grant Award Recipient: Bainbridge Island Senior Center

Staff and board members of First Federal Community Foundation and First Federal Bank, with staff and board of the Bainbridge Island Senior Community Center: Awarded $10,000 Community Support grant for new Resource Navigator program.  The navigator program helps… Read More

First Federal Community Foundation Releases 2018 Annual Report

First Federal Community Foundation was funded in January 2015 with a generous gift of stock and cash valued at nearly $12 million from the parent company of First Federal Bank, when the bank was converted to a publicly… Read More

First Federal Community Foundation Recognized with Corporate Citizenship Award

PORT ANGELES, Wash., May 29, 2019 –(BUSINESS WIRE)– First Northwest Bancorp (NASDAQ: FNWB) (“Company”), the holding company of First Federal Savings and Loan Association of Port Angeles (“Bank”), and First Federal Community Foundation are proud to announce that… Read More

First Federal Community Foundation Announces Spring 2019 Grant Awards

Sixteen local nonprofits receive $400,000 in gifts Port Angeles, WA, May 6, 2019– First Federal Community Foundation announces the following grant awards to nonprofit agencies that are making a difference in their communities: Jefferson Healthcare Foundation: Awarded $100,000… Read More

First Federal Community Foundation Welcomes New Executive Director

Jan Simon succeeds Karen McCormick, who is retiring Port Angeles, WA, April 3, 2019– First Federal Community Foundation is pleased to announce that Jan Simon is joining the nonprofit organization as its new executive director. Simon succeeds Karen… Read More