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Application Process

Please note that our process has changed from years past (January 2020)

Please follow the steps below to apply:

STEP 1: Contact the Northwest Fund office (by email) to discuss your project. Please contact Pam Fujita-Yuhas ( regarding Growth Management proposals or Salt Water Aquatic Ecosystem Protection proposals, or Zoe Rothchild ( regarding Fresh Water Aquatic Ecosystem Protection proposals. Please follow this same step for Community Response Fund inquiries or if you are unsure where your request falls.

STEP 2: If staff determines that your project meets our guidelines and criteria they will email you our application.

STEP 3: Complete the application and submit by February deadline via email.

Unsolicited applications will not be accepted.

STEP 4: Please anticipate follow up questions via email or phone during the months of April and May.  Staff will notify you if additional materials are needed to review your application.

STEP 5: Wait for notification of funding decision. All applicants will be notified of the decision by email.