You can donate to any of these funds online by clicking the fund name below. If you have any questions, please contact us at 360-378-1001 or by email at info@sjicf.org. We can also take donations by phone, or you can mail payment to SJICF, PO Box 1352, Friday Harbor, WA 98250. Please be sure to note the fund name with your mailed donation. Thank you!

Donate To A Fund

Fund Name   Description
Grant Funds
SJICF Emergency Response Fund Donate A fund established to address the emerging critical needs in the San Juan Island community during an emergency or crisis affecting San Juan Islanders (currently related to COVID-19 response). Note: All fees will be covered by SJICF, including online donation fees. 100% of your donation will go to the nonprofits serving our most vulnerable community members.
Pass Through Donate This fund can be used to donate to any nonprofit you choose (for a list of vetted and eligible local nonprofits, click Nonprofit Directory at the top of this page). SJICF will send your donation along to your chosen organization. This fund is especially useful if you wish to remain anonymous or if you want to contribute to multiple nonprofits in one simple transaction.
Arts & Culture Donate Grant fund established to support arts & cultural preservation programs on San Juan Island.
Community Infrastructure Donate Grant fund established to improve community and nonprofit infrastructure on San Juan Island.
Education Donate Grant fund established to support education programs on San Juan Island.
Environment Donate Grant fund established to support programs geared toward addressing environmental health on San Juan Island.
Fund for Youth Athletics Donate This fund is devoted to the development & maintenance of high-quality athletic facilities for kids of all ages.
Housing Donate Grant fund established to support programs addressing housing challenges on San Juan Island.
Our Food Supply Donate Grant fund established to support programs geared toward improvement and increased access to a steady food supply on San Juan Island.
Philosophy for Children Donate Grant fund established to support youth philosophy programs on San Juan Island.
Senior Programs Donate Grant fund established to support senior programs/elder care programs on San Juan Island.
SJICF Board of Directors Memorial Fund Donate Originally established to honor the memory of Eric Parsons, beloved SJICF Board Chair, this fund is to honor those who served as board members of SJICF.
SJICF Healthy Community Grant Fund - Any Needs Area Donate The Healthy Community Grant Fund provides grant funding for a wide variety of nonprofits throughout the year. Contributions to this fund may be for general use or designated to a specific interest area fund, listed below. If you have an idea for a new area of interest, please contact us at 360-378-1001.
SJICF Youth Philanthopy Donate Grant fund established to engage San Juan Island youth in philanthropy.
Social Needs Donate Grant fund established to support programs addressing general social needs on San Juan Island.
SJICF General Endowment Funds
General Endowment Fund - SJICF Operations Donate The SJICF Operating General Endowment supports SJICF operations. As an endowed fund, it is subject to the SJICF spending policy to ensure longevity.
General Endowment Fund - Grants Donate The SJICF General Endowment Fund is used for general granting to nonprofits. As an endowed fund, it is subject to our spending policy to ensure longevity.
Nonprofit Funds
Friends of SJ Library Building Fund Donate Created in 2019 to hold funds received for new San Juan Library facility.
Family Umbrella Group Donate Established to support the ongoing programs of the Family Umbrella Group on San Juan Island.
Friends of San Juan Library Fund - General Donate Established to support the ongoing programs of the San Juan Island Library.
4th of July Fireworks Fund Donate Created to help fund the annual Friday Harbor 4th of July fireworks display.
PADs for Parkinson's Donate Established to support the mission of PADs for Parkinson's on San Juan Island.
San Juan Center Head Start Fund Donate Established to support the expansion project for San Juan Center Head Start building and playground.
SJIFRC "Changing Lives" Fund Donate In early 2018, the San Juan Island Family Resource Center launched a campaign to expand their current building in order to provide much-needed capacity for safety and client confidentiality, offices, restrooms, storage and program space critical to their mission. Donations to this fund helps support the building expansion.
Pooled Donor Advised Fund
Women's Fund of SJICF Donate The Women’s Fund of the San Juan Island Community Foundation was established in 2003 and meets the desire of many island women to provide an effective way to support important island needs. Membership fees are pooled into a Donor Advised Fund managed by the Community Foundation. The minimum annual donation is $100. Members vote to allocate the collective funds to nonprofits three times each year using the Foundation’s grant process.
Nonprofit Endowments
Music Fund Donate This endowed fund makes annual distributions to the San Juan Public Schools to support the music program.
SJ Public Schools Foundation Fund Donate This endowed fund makes an annual distribution to the San Juan Public Schools Foundation in support of public education.
SJICF Cornerstone Society
SJICF Cornerstone Society Donate Cornerstone members contribute $1,000 or more annually to support SJICF operations costs. If you are able to give more than $1,000, you can choose to allocate the additional amount to either 100% SJICF Operations or 50% to SJICF Operations and 50% to the Healthy Community Granting Fund. This granting fund supports San Juan Island nonprofits.
SJICF Operating Funds
SJICF Operating Fund Donate The SJICF Operating Fund supports SJICF programs and operations to help us fulfill our mission of building a healthy community for all San Juan islanders.
Nonprofit Project Designated Funds
PIMC Nurses Training/Education Donate Supports all forms of training for nursing staff at PIMC (initial certifications as well as continuing professional development).
PIMC Unrestricted Fund Donate Created to support general needs of the PeaceHealth/Peace Island Medical Center on San Juan Island.
PIMC Cancer Care Center Donate Created to support the Cancer Care Center at PIMC in efforts to help patients feel more at ease during cancer treatment.
OPALCO Low-Income Program Assistance Fund Donate Established to provide energy assistance funds to OPALCO members in need.
Scholarship Funds
John Volk Memorial Fund Donate Established by the SJI Pilots Association in 2007 to honor John’s memory by encouraging others to follow his example, and by giving them the tools to do so. This fund provides financial assistance to students pursuing a career in an aviation related field. The scholarship program seeks to encourage and reward the sort of friendship, leadership, and service that typified John Volk’s presence in our community.
SJICF General Scholarship Fund Donate The SJICF General Scholarship Fund provides grants for a wide variety of opportunities, including college tuition and vocational training scholarships. The fund is managed by the SJICF Scholarship Committee.
Joanie Komen Scholarship Fund Donate Established in memory of Joanie Komen.
Marcia Zakarison MD Fund Donate This scholarship is provided in the name of Dr. Marcia Zakarison, who believed that every young person should have an equal opportunity to receive the best education possible. Dr. Zakarison was a healer of body and soul. She was an accomplished physician using her skills in medicine and her empathy and passion for the human spirit to promote healing.
Other Funds