The White Salmon Valley Education Foundation is accepting applications for programs to benefit education in the White Salmon Valley School District.

The Education Foundation has $40,000 available for grants during the 2017-2018 school year.  There are two grant cycles, each funded with $20,000.

Applications must be sent to District Superintendent, Dr. Jerry Lewis, by midnight on the grant deadline.

  • 1st Grant Cycle Deadline:  Oct 24, 2017 (funds avail. mid Dec).
  • 2nd Grant Cycle Deadline:  April 20, 2018 (funds avail. mid June).

Grant Application: The grant application has been significantly streamlined and simplified.  You can view a read-only version of the grant application here: 2017 Read Only – Grant Application. Copies of the application can be obtained from your building principal or from the White Salmon Valley School District Superintendent, Dr. Jerry Lewis once your concept is approved.

Who May Apply: Administrators, teachers, staff, students sponsored by certified staff, parents and other community members, with the demonstrated support of teachers, staff or administrators.

Reporting:  Grantees are required to submit a final report to the Foundation at the conclusion of the grant and before final payment will be made.  Click here for a copy of the Grant Final Report Template.

Questions: Call (509) 493-1175 or use the email contact form for questions regarding the application, the granting process, or eligibility of projects or programs.

We also support a grant writer who facilitates grant applications from our schools to outside organizations.


Since 2008 the Washington State Arts Commission has provided invaluable annual support to arts education in the White Salmon School District through its Community Consortium program. These grants have funded artist residencies, mentorships, field trips, professional development and curriculum creation and alignment— which have strengthened visual, performing and literary arts in our district.

Mariachi Band at Columbia High School, Funded 2010