grant history

With appreciation for the generosity of Donald and Virginia Sherwood, Sherwood Trust invests over $1 million each year in grants and programs for the Walla Walla Valley.  In 2017, Sherwood Trust invested nearly $1.2 million.  Since our founding, Sherwood Trust has granted nearly $30 million.

2017

Organization Purpose Award
501 Commons Human Resources Cohort Training 14,800
Blue Mountain Action Council - C2C Fund operations of C2C for 2017-2018 160,000
Blue Mountain Action Council - CRI Resiliency programming support 55,000
Blue Mountain Community Foundation Support for the Walla Walla Valley Funders' Tour 2,850
Blue Mountain Humane Society Operating Award 1,000
Boy Scouts of America Blue Mt Council Operating Award 2,500
Carnegie Art Center Operating Award 1,000
Children's Home Society of Washington Fund operations for addition of a family navigator position 80,000
Children's Museum of Walla Walla Building improvements and strategic planning 31,400
City of Walla Walla Fund additions to the Veterans Memorial Pool project 125,000
City of Walla Walla Fund playground equipment for Ft. Walla Walla Park 28,000
Community Council Fund operations for addition of an advocacy position 125,000
Friends of the Library of Walla Walla Operating Award 5,000
Intermountain Impact Investment Fund study of nonprofit office needs 3,000
Kids' Place Fund outdoor improvements 10,000
Lillie Rice Center Operating Award 1,000
Little Theater of Walla Walla Operating Award 5,000
Milton-Freewater Rotary Support for accessible playground improvements 15,000
Philanthropy Northwest Operating Award 12,905
Philanthropy Northwest Support for Community Democracy Workshop 1,000
Rural Development Initiatives Funding for a 2017 leadership cohort 70,000
Saint Basil Academy (of Classical Studies) Operations support to pay off debt 72,500
Social Venture Partners Statewide Capacity Collaborative 15,000
Tri-State Steelheaders Fund operations for additional staff position 80,600
United Way of WW Strategic planning 7,850
Walla Walla Community Hospice New building improvements 75,000
Walla Walla County 4-H Technology investments 16,100
Walla Walla Noon Rotary Wildwood Park accessible playground project 17,000
Walla Walla Symphony Operating Award 5,000
Walla Walla Valley Historical Society Operating Award 5,000
WW Community College Foundation Support for the Nonprofit & Community Learning Center 30,213
YMCA of Walla Walla Annual Workshop 4,000
YMCA of Walla Walla Support for preschool renovation 100,000
YMCA of Walla Walla Operating Award 5,000
YWCA of Walla Walla Operating Award 5,000
YWCA of Walla Walla Centennial Endowment Award 930
TOTAL GRANTED IN 2017 - $1,188,648

2016

Organization Purpose Award
BMAC Construct a Teen Center 280,000
BMAC Fund operations of C2C for 2016-2017 160,000
City of Walla Walla Fund additions to the Veterans Memorial Pool project 125,000
Habitat for Humanity Fund construction of three homes 105,000
Blue Mountain Humane Society Renovations and improvements to the facility 100,000
Kirkman House Museum Fund renovations 100,000
Rural Development Initiatives 2016 Community Leadership Program and reunion 70,245
Prescott Parks & Recreation Fund pool and park projects 45,000
BMAC Fund operations of C2C for 2015-2016 40,000
Pomegranate Center Fund Community Conversations project 31,200
Pomegranate Center Fund community engagement in Milton-Freewater  23,000
Community Council Fund Community Conversations project 22,800
Walla Walla Community College Foundation NonProfit Learning Center Support 20,765
BMAC Support to Successful Youth initiative 15,855
Social Venture Partners Statewide Capacity Collaborative 15,000
YMCA of Walla Walla Annual Nonprofit Workshop 14,000
Philanthropy Northwest Operating Award 12,455
Community Council Fund Community Indicators Project 7,145
Friends of the Library of Walla Walla Operating Award 5,000
Little Theater of Walla Walla Operating Award 5,000
Walla Walla Symphony Operating Award 5,000
Walla Walla Valley Historical Society Operating Award 5,000
YMCA of Walla Walla Operating Award 5,000
YWCA of Walla Walla Operating Award 5,000
Intermountain Impact Investment Fund study on nonprofit co-working space 3,000
Boy Scouts Operating Award 2,500
Blue Mountain Humane Society Operating Award 1,000
Camp Fire USA, WW Council Operating Award 1,000
Carnegie Art Center Operating Award 1,000
Lillie Rice Center Operating Award 1,000
YWCA of Walla Walla Award in honor of Peggy Sanderson 150
TOTAL GRANTED IN 2016 - $1,227,115

2015

Organization Purpose Award
501 Commons Fund human resources training program 29,000
Blue Mountain Community Foundation Fund construction of pickleball courts 57,000
Blue Mountain Humane Society Operating Award 1,000
Blue Mountain Babe Ruth Fund improvements to McRae/Ireland baseball field 64,600
Blue Mountain Land Trust Fund a staff position over three years 195,000
BMAC Fund operation of community development program C2C 200,000
BMAC Support to Successful Youth initiative 21,855
BMAC Support to Milton-Freewater Fellows 15,750
Camp Fire USA, WW Council Operating Award 1,000
Carnegie Arts Center Operating Award 1,000
City of Walla Walla Community Leadership Program Project 10,000
Community Council Fund Deep Dive Technology Assessment 2,334
Friends of the Walla Walla Library Operating Award 5,000
Lillie Rice Center Fund capital projects 126,300
Lillie Rice Center Operating Award 1,000
Little Theater of Walla Walla Operating Award 5,000
Milton-Freewater Downtown Alliance Fellows Program 11,350
Philanthropy Northwest Operating Award 11,355
Pomegranate Center Fund training of Milton-Freewater Fellows 97,900
Rural Development Initiatives 2015 Community Leadership Program 61,000
Salvation Army Operating Award 1,000
Social Venture Partners Statewide Capacity Collaborative 15,000
SonBridge Fund capital project 200,000
Touchet Valley Arts Council Fund new chairs for Liberty Theater 18,640
Tri-State Steelheaders Fund consultant for strategic planning 10,000
Walla Walla 2020 Support for historical sign project 26,000
Walla Walla Community College Foundation NonProfit Learning Center Support 16,500
Walla Walla Symphony Fund a staff position over three years and new software 99,000
Walla Walla Symphony Operating Award 5,000
Walla Walla Valley Historical Society Operating Award 5,000
Whitman College Fund endowment for community internships in Walla Walla 38,000
YMCA of Walla Walla Annual Workshop 9,200
YMCA of Walla Walla Operating Award 5,000
YWCA of Walla Walla Operating Award 5,000
TOTAL GRANTED IN 2015 - $1,370,784