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Give Now

The Kitsap Community Foundation (KCF) connects private giving to public good in every corner of the county. There is no more direct or efficient method of beginning that connection than through our giving processes. You may also designate your tax-deductible gift in honor or in memory of a friend, family member, or colleague.

Online Donation

You may also donate online with the KCF's secure donation system via "PayPal." Please note the name of the fund (if you have a preference) in the fund section of the form. A list and brief description of the various funds available for contribution are listed below.

There is a $25 minimum donation requirement for online gifts.

After completing the online form, an automated acknowledgment from PayPal will be sent to the e-mail you provide. Please keep this for your records. You'll also receive a thank you letter from the Kitsap Community Foundation acknowledging your gift and confirming its purpose.

Donors can choose to give in one or more of the following ways.

By Mail

Please mail your check to:

Kitsap Community Foundation
PO Box 3670 
Silverdale, WA  98383

Please remember to note the fund (if you have a preference) in the memo section of your check.

Make a donation today

You may make a personal donation to KCF's annual operating budget with a personal check or use our secure online payment system. Gifts of all sizes can have a big impact.

KCF Current Operations

support KCF's annual operating budget and special projects

Should you like to make a contribution to one of the endowment funds currently being held by KCF, please choose one of the following funds to add your gift to:

Unrestricted Funds

enable KCF to promote, develop and increase philanthropy with the flexibility to address changing needs.


KCF Operating Endowment Fund

offsets the Foundation's future operating costs, thereby maximizing KFC's philanthropic force in the county

Scholarship Funds

enable deserving students to get the education they might not otherwise receive

Agency Funds

are created by non-profit organizations to benefit their specific projects or organizations


Designated Funds

are donor created funds to assist specific non-profit organizations

  • Bremerton Symphony Association  — distributions are made to this specific organization by donor designation
  • Dispute Resolution Center Fund — distributions are made to this specific organization by donor designation
  • Friends of Pacific Northwest Horticultural Conservancy Fund — provides support for the activities of University of Washington Botanic Gardens, Islandwood and Garden Conservancy
  • Katie Hill Designated Fund — provides support for the Family Law CASA of King County 
  • Montgomery Fund — provides annual support for the activities of the Salvation Army Kitsap, Habitat of Humanity of Kitsap County, YWCA ALIVE Shelter, St Vincent de Paul at St Olaf's Church, and Northwest Harvest

Field of Interest Funds

enables KCF to target a particular cause, purpose or issue and not a specific charity

Donor Advised Funds

support the causes or favorite organizations of the funds' donor advisor(s)

Family/Individual Donor Advised Funds

  • A.Y. Petter Family Fund
  • Ann and Ted Striebel Fund
  • Brenda Prowse Fund
  • Clarke Family Fund
  • Ellingsen Memorial Sports Fund
  • Glen K. Jarstad and June L. Jarstad Fund
  • G. Elizabeth and Don M. Drury Fund
  • Tom and Marcia Kilbane Family Fund
  • Leadership Kitsap President's Fund
  • '70 Degrees and Sunny' Jeff Phillips Family Fund
  • Poggi Family Fund
  • Rebecca Guthrie Fund
  • Sandra Hill Charitable Fund

Business Donor Advised Funds

  • EHL Insurance Company, Inc. Fund

Would you like to create a charitable fund?

If you'd like to speak with someone about creating a charitable fund, or if you have any questions, please contact Kol Medina, Executive Director at the Kitsap Community Foundation 360-698-3622 or .

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