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Peoples Bank 501(c)(3) Non-Profit 2023 Impact Grant Application is Closed

The 2023 Impact Grant application is now closed. We are reviewing applications and will announce the winner of the $25,000 grant in early October! We will also be selecting some applications for our $10,000 grant that will be voted on by the public in October. More details to come!

2023 Impact Grant:

The Peoples Bank Impact Grant will provide a maximum of $25,000 to a single non-profit organization for a specific project, use, or identified purpose. An additional grant of up to $10,000 will be awarded to a second non-profit based on a public vote that will take place in October.


  • The winner must be a registered Non-Profit, operating in the State of Washington.
  • Grant must be used for a specific project, use, or identified purpose. 
  • The Impact Grant funds cannot go towards general operating expenses. 

Selection Process:
The Peoples Bank Impact Grant Selection Committee will review the applications received and select the grant recipient. The winning application will demonstrate a direct impact on a significant number of people, including the organization itself and the community it serves. Preference will be given to organizations located in the communities we serve and/or those who serve moderate to low income communities. Click here to see a list of our locations.

Review Process:
Please submit the information requested below in the application form along with a project outline, cover letter, or grant proposal for the specific project you would like funded. We will review the information submitted and may request the following in addition if you are selected:

  • IRS 501(c)(3) determination letter
  • Project budget
  • Organization budget
  • Latest form 990 or 990ez
  • Current list of board members
  • Organization Bylaws
  • Signed notice of project approval by Officer or Executive Director
  • Most current balance sheet and income statement


Impact Grant Selection Timeline:

     Application due date: Midnight, September 15th
     Applications reviewed: Mid-September
     $25,000 grant recipient announced and notified: Early October
     Voting process for grants up to $10,000 announced: Early October
     Voting Results announced and $10,000 winner notified: Mid-October

Questions: Please email or call 360.715.4258.

Previous Impact Grant Winners

Check out our previous year impact grant recipients and how they used the grant to help their communities.

Anacortes Famiy Center

Camp Korey

Teachers of Color Foundation

Northwest Youth Services


Skagit Habitat for Humanity

2023 Community Report

In this report we share stories about our dedicated employees, our hard-working customers, and the accomplishments of the non-profit organizations we support.

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