Our Approach to Grantmaking

Centering Communities and Their Solutions

 

We are on a collaborative journey to dismantle persistent health inequities. EHF is now moving to center its work and grantmaking on repairing the historical injustices impacting the health and well-being of people who live in the Inland Northwest. 2024 is a year of transition: While we are wrapping up legacy initiatives, we are also engaging community in conversation that will inform our grants and investments going forward.

Our funding prioritizes the leaders and community organizations working to address inequities and accelerate racial, social and economic justice in the Inland Northwest. Each of these communities has its own abundant heritage, history and culture, and are the most impacted by historical injustices, persistent inequities and economic disparities exacerbated by lack of access to resources and opportunities.

 

Our Prioritized Communities Include

  • 2SLGBTQIA+ COMMUNITY & THEIR INTERSECTIONALITIES
  • PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES
  • RURAL LOW-INCOME COMMUNITIES
  • BLACK, INDIGENOUS AND OTHER PEOPLE OF COLOR
    To include but not limited to Sovereign Tribal Nations, LatinX, Latino/Latina, Asian Pacific Island, and Marshallese

 


EHF’s service area includes seven counties and three Sovereign Tribal Nations in the northeastern corner of Washington. 

 

Our 2024 Funding Areas

Community Needs and Priorities Grants

These grants provide additional resources to community organizations with immediate opportunities to address inequities, promote healing from historical trauma, and support social and economic vitality within prioritized communities.

Connect with us to learn more about these grants. EMAIL OUR TEAM

General Operating Support

Non-profit community organizations are often a central hub for effecting change at the local level. To realize their power and be effective, they need resources. We offer small operating grants for community organizations led by and serving the communities most impacted by injustice, inequities and oppression.

Want to learn more about the kinds of general operating support we fund? EMAIL OUR TEAM

Sponsorships

Events, trainings and convenings are ideal environments for important connecting, learning and fundraising to happen. That’s why we offer funding support ranging from $500 to $10,000 for these kinds of gatherings that serve to strengthen communities and bring people together.

Hosting an event? APPLY FOR A SPONSORSHIP

Technical Assistance Grants

EHF provides technical assistance grants for small non-profit organizations, covering needs like fundraising support, organizational development, and training.

Is your organization in need of technical assistance? EMAIL OUR TEAM