Yakima Valley Community Foundation



The Yakima Valley Community Foundation (YVCF) began operating as a certified nonprofit organization in December, 2004. Initial funding (approximately $8,000,000) was provided by the Sisters of Providence.


When the Sisters made the decision to sell Providence Yakima Medical Center and Providence Toppenish Hospital, they contributed all assets of Providence Health Foundation to this new, independent foundation to support the well being of Yakima Valley residents.



The purchaser of the hospitals, Health Management Associates, pledged an additional $10,000,000, payable over ten years.


Web Address

www.yvcf.com

Social Media Links

Twitter - @yakimavalleycf

Community Foundation Background


  

Recent News from Yakima Valley Community Foundation


New Research Details Effects of 'Silver Tsunami' on Local Economies and What To Do About It
Foundation: Whatcom Community Foundation, Yakima Valley Community Foundation

This data, gathered in partnership with and commissioned by the Whatcom Community Foundation, shows the vulnerability of...more

Central Washington nonprofits gathering this week at Yakima Convention Center
Foundation: Yakima Valley Community Foundation

Launched in 2014 through a partnership between Washington Nonprofits and the Yakima Valley Community Foundation, the Central...more

New leader Sharon Miracle has big ambitions for Yakima Valley Community Foundation
Foundation: Yakima Valley Community Foundation

The new president and CEO of the Yakima Valley Community Foundation has ... As head of the community foundation, Miracle will oversee about...more

Yakima Community Foundation says goodbye to retiring CEO Linda Moore
Foundation: Yakima Valley Community Foundation

YAKIMA, Wash. -- Staff and supporters of the Yakima Valley Community Foundation heard how the organization and its partners are making...more

Real ID Forum at Radio KDNA in Granger will look into concerns
Foundation: Yakima Valley Community Foundation

... by a partnership between the Dispute Resolution Center and Heritage University, with support from the Yakima Valley Community...more

Activist Aguilar to challenge Sen. Honeyford for seat
Foundation: Yakima Valley Community Foundation

... served as a Yakima Valley Community Foundation board member, a Yakima County Conference of Governments board member, and for the Lower Yakima Valley Rural Economic Community Empowerment as...more

After-school programs empower kids, but need exceeds funding
Foundation: Yakima Valley Community Foundation

In The Campbell Farm's case, a $5,000 grant from the Yakima Valley Community Foundation has enabled the organization to offer more after-school programming, which is particularly scarce around...more

Yakima Valley organizations, teachers aim to mitigate effects of adverse childhood experiences
Foundation: Yakima Valley Community Foundation

The physical and mental damage resulting from abuse and neglect can permanently unravel lives. But now that researchers have identified and defined the problem, people can and do address it, noted...more

New website featuring access to 140 current Yakima Valley trends debuting at luncheon today
Foundation: Yakima Valley Community Foundation

The Chamber is launching the site in partnership with the Yakima Valley Community Foundation, Yakima County Development Association...more

Inspiring leadership: Program strives to encourage people in rural areas to help communities
Foundation: Yakima Valley Community Foundation

The Yakima Valley Community Foundation funded it locally, and People for People served as its fiscal partner to disburse the $5,000 grant...more

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Yakima County, WA

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