2015 Mid-Year Newsletter

The Lakewood Community Foundation Fund (LCFF) is currently an $800,000 permanent endowment raised by citizens and businesses in Lakewood. The purpose and mission of the Foundation is to ensure that Lakewood remains a wonderful community in which to live, work and play. The fund is intended to provide funding to the community to enhance opportunities and quality of life in Lakewood. The Lakewood Community Foundation Fund is an endowment for Lakewood’s future.

In 2015 the Foundation awarded $23,500 in grant funding within Lakewood to non-profit organizations with a focus on Lakewood. Successful applicants must project outcomes provided by grant funding that will measurably improve quality of life in Lakewood. 

2015 is a great year for the Foundation. The Lakewood Community Foundation is pleased to announce the grants approved and distributed for the year 2015 as follows:

  • Boys and Girls Club – Youth Development
  • Caring for Kids – Ready to Learn
  • Communities in Schools – After School Program
  • Rebuilding Together South Sound – Low Income Home Repairs
  • Pierce College Foundation – Computer Clubhouse
  • Lakewood Lions – Springbrook Park
  • City of Lakewood – Springbrook Park
  • LASA Lakewood Area Shelter Association
  • Greater lakes Mental Health Foundation – ”Cops” Program
  • Emergency Food Network
  • Rally Point 6-Veterans Services

Total 2015 Distribution: $23,500
To date, the Foundation has made more than $76,000 in community grants, $25,000 in student scholarships, and facilitated more the $300,000 in specific community projects.

Lakewood Community Foundation Fund
Mission Statement: To provide funds to benefit the Lakewood Community through a permanent endowment.
Vision: Connecting donors with causes that make Lakewood a desirable community in which to live, work and play.