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Donor-Advised Funds

  • Aaron Adair Memorial Fund – established in memory of Aaron Adair who died in a tragic accident. This fund is for the general benefit of the community, with a priority on alcohol and drug recovery programs.
  • Bergquist Family Fund - established by the Bergquist Family for the general benefit of the community.
  • Richard Baima Bisiack Fund – established in memory of Richard Bisiack. This fund is a general benefit fund, as well as a scholarship fund for community college and/or trade school students or undergraduate students pursuing a degree in business, marketing or communications.
  • Harry & Janet Blencoe Scholarship Fund – This fund will provide scholarships specifically for students attending Renton Technical College.
  • Sam Chastain Scholarship Fund – established in memory of Sam Chastain. This fund provides recreational opportunities to low and moderate income youth and families who live within the city limits of Renton or in the Renton School District boundaries.
  • Cugini Family Fund – provides merit-based scholarships to young women.
  • Charles L. Custer Renton Historical Society Fund – supports programs and services of the Renton Historical Society and the Renton Historical Museum.
  • Charles L. Custer Renton Park Department Memorial Fund – supports programs and services of the Renton Park Department.
  • Beth Donofrio Memorial Endowment Fund – established in memory of Beth Donofrio, a longtime Soroptimist, this fund focuses primarily on supporting women, children and families in the Greater Renton and South King County communities through Renton Soroptimist.
  • Dolores Gibbons Scholarship Fund – supports educational purposes beyond high school for any graduate of a Renton high school.
  • Felomena’s Grace Fund – purpose is to further the education and overall development of children who have lost a parent.
  • First Savings Bank of Renton Fund – supports Renton, non-profit charities.
  • First Financial Northwest Foundation Fund – supports charitable causes in Pierce, King, and Snohomish Counties.
  • Jeremy Gidlund Memorial Scholarship Fund – provides scholarships for special needs students in the Renton and Olympia School Districts.
  • Harper Engineering Children’s Need Fund – supports children through grants to Communities in Schools of Renton, the Renton Kiwanis Clothes Bank, and the Renton School District.
  • Andee Jorgensen Community Fund - established in memory of Andee Jorgensen, a long-time Rotarian and community supporter, this fund will support a variety of important needs in the community.
  • Kohlwes College Scholarship Fund - provides scholarships for graduates of the Renton School District and for students attending grad school.
  • Maxwell Fund for Youth & Families – established by Steve & Marcie Maxwell to support the needs of children, parents and families throughout the region.
  • Medzegian Family Philanthropic Fund – supports charitable organizations and causes in the greater Renton area.
  • Parker Family Memorial Fund – funds are used to support scholarships for students attending Renton Technical College and the appliance repair program.
  • Joy Poff Fund for Education & Families - helps to improve the quality of education within the Renton School District and for families of students attending Renton schools.
  • Paul Padgett Fund – provides support for human service agencies in the Puget Sound area.
  • Eda and Teresa Pozzobon Fund - supports immigrant women and children in the Greater Renton area who are learning to read/write/speak English and/or are working toward legal citizenship. Priority to Renton residents.
  • Randall Rockhill Student Instrumental Music Fund – provides funds for instrument purchase or repair, fees and support required for music students in the Renton School District.
  • Reeder Family Fund – supports general education and music education and performance for people of all ages in Renton and the greater community.
  • Renton Senior Center Fund – supports the volunteers at the Renton Senior Center.
  • Renton Schools Graduate and Educator Fund – provides scholarship money for current, new teachers within the Renton School District pursuing post-graduate work and graduating seniors.
  • Searing Family Fund - established by Tim & Kimberly Searing, this fund is used to support Saint Anthony's School, Renton School District Elementary Education and the City of Renton Parks and Recreation Department.
  • Roger & Marlene Winter Fund – funds are used for the general benefit of the community.

 

Fiscal Sponsorship Funds

  • Budkis Fund – helps low-income senior citizens with emergency pet care.
  • Friends of Renton Schools Fund – supports academic projects and programs provided by the Renton School District.
  • The Next Curve Fund - this fund is the result of a group of emerging community leaders making an annual financial contribution to benefit the community in the form of small grants to priority areas of need.
  • RUFF Fund (Renton Unleashed Furry Friends) – helps to maintain Renton's first off-leash dog park.
  • Sister Cities Fund - used to benefit any and all activities of the Sister City Committee for our sister cities in Japan and Mexico.

 

Designated Funds

  • Family First Community Center Fund - this fund accepts and manages donations made to construct and maintain the Family First Center in Renton.
  • IKEA Performing Arts Center Fund – helps fund ongoing operations and improvements at the Renton IKEA Performing Arts Center.
  • Norma Denzer Cugini Fund – supports the Renton Annual Art Show with an annual operating and awards grant.
  • Renton Kiwanis Clothes Bank Fund – provides support to the Renton Kiwanis Clothes Bank for operations and programming.
  • Renton Regional Fire Authority Fund – for goods and services to support the mission, vision and values of the Renton Regional Fire Authority: “working to make our community safer, healthier, and stronger.”
  • Renton Senior Activity Center Fund - supports programs and services of the Renton Senior Activity Center.
  • SeaTac Senior Program Fund – This fund was established by the City of SeaTac as a result of a bequest and will benefit the city’s senior programs.

 

Renton Regional Community Foundation Funds

  • Betty Jacobsen Memorial Scholarship Fund – provides scholarships to individuals who have attended St. Anthony School (Renton), John F. Kennedy High School (Burien), or Eastside Catholic High School (Bellevue).
  • Carl and Betty Rochet Scholarship Fund – assists young people pursuing careers in the communications field.
  • Sue Carlson Memorial Scholarship Fund - provides academic scholarships to women living in Renton who are graduating high school and display a strong, entrepreneurial spirit.
  • Helen Dyrdal Memorial Scholarship Fund - provides academic scholarships to college and graduate students and those pursuing careers through certificate or trade programs.
  • Community Benefit Fund – this fund was started by the RRCF Board to provide a means to accept undesignated money that can be used at the board’s discretion to meet emerging needs in the community.

 

Agency Funds

  • Allied Arts of Renton Fund – used to encourage the arts in the greater Renton area. Also provides arts scholarships for Renton high school students.
  • Communities in Schools of Renton Fund – works to connect needed community resources with schools in order to help young people successfully learn, stay in school and prepare for life.
  • Lindbergh High School Memorial Scholarship Fund – established to help develop additional resources to support scholarships for Lindbergh High School graduating seniors.
  • Rudolph Bundas Memorial Fund (Puget Sound Group of NW Painters) – supports artistic excellence and arts scholarships.
  • Frank Raphael Scholarship Fund – established in honor of Frank Raphael, who owned Service Linen and was a long-time member of Renton Rotary.  This fund awards scholarships to any graduate from a Renton High School.
  • Renton Area Youth & Family Services Fund – supports RAYS as it strengthens children and families by helping them learn the skills necessary to be successful in their own lives.
  • Renton River Days Fund – supports educational cultural programs of the Renton River Days Festival.
  • Renton Rotary Foundation Fund – helps the Rotary Club of Renton support worthwhile charities in the Greater Renton area.
  • Renton Rotary RotaCare Fund – supports operations of the Renton Rotary RotaCare free healthcare clinic held in Renton.
  • Renton Technical College Foundation Fund - supports students and higher education programs of the Renton Technical College.
  • St. Matthews Lutheran Church Endowment Fund – supports community charities and programs at St. Matthews Lutheran Church.
  • Valley Medical Center Fund - supports programs and activities that advance the mission of Valley Medical Center and its clinic network.
  • Vision House Fund – supports transitional housing for the homeless through Vision House.

 

 

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