The Community Foundation of South Puget Sound has opened its 2017 community grants program and will hold a free informational session in Lewis County.

The information session will be held from 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, July 19, at the Holiday Inn Express, 730 NW Liberty Place, Chehalis.

The information session will be part of the Lewis County United Way’s agency directors meeting. 

Staff members from the Community Foundation will provide an update on the grant programs, while attendees have the opportunity to learn about the types of available funding, eligibility requirements, guidelines, deadlines and a new online grants platform. There will also be time for questions, according to a press release.

Individuals can schedule a time to meet with staff outside of the session by calling 360-705-3340. Another information session will be held in Mason County on Monday. 

Applicants must be a 501c3 nonprofit organization located in or serving Lewis, Thurston or Mason counties. The total award for this grant cycle will be approximately $350,000.

The sessions are open to the public, but RSVPs are encouraged. To register visit or email 

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