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Nisqually Tribes contributes $1.5+ million dollars to local agencies


“Nisqually Tribes gives over $1.5 million dollars to local orgs.”

“See the recipients of the 2019 Nisqually Indian Tribe Charitable and Local Government Program”

“The Nisqually Tribe hosted a dinner and presentation to provide more than 170 area agencies and organizations over $1.5 million dollars in vital operational funding from the 2019 Nisqually Indian Tribe Charitable and Local Government Program. Grant recipients were presented checks from the Nisqually Tribe.”

“The program includes three types of funding. Financial support is awarded to 501(c)3 tax-exempt organizations dedicated to public safety, children’s services, community health, cultural preservation, veteran’s support and environmental protection; these recipients are selected in a competitive application process. Scholarship funds and community groups also participate in the program. Local government funding provides for police, fire, emergency services and other public safety needs,” by Dave Meastas, Patch Community Mayor, Lakewood-JBLM. Read more

Some of the Yelm recipients:

YCS Native Edu. Pro.-N.A.T.I.V.E. Student Leaders
Yelm Community Services
Yelm Dollars for Scholars
Yelm Senior Center
Yelm Tornado Yth. Football & Cheer
God’s Portion
Hwy 507 Young Life
Save Our Water Tower

Posted by Steve on January 13, 2020 at 12:05 am | Permalink

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  1. From Steve Craig, President of Save the Historic Yelm Water Tower, “It has been reported that the Nisqually Tribe Community Grant/Gift program awarded funds to “Save the Water Tower”. Just to clarify, that was not to the non profit ‘Save the Historic Yelm Water Tower.'”

    Comment by Steve on January 13, 2020 at 7:27 pm

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