The Dan & Pat Nelson Family Foundation was established in 1998 to promote the arts, education and healthcare in Washington & Idaho states. More recently, the Foundation changed the geographical boundaries to Pierce County, Washington. Our emphasis remains focusing on programs for youth and seniors in the above interest areas.

Visit our “Grants” page to read about the grants we’ve made in the past and the grant recipients who are making a difference in the lives of people in the Pacific Northwest.

The Foundation awards grants annually, and applications must be postmarked by April 1. Visit our “Apply” page to learn more about our application process.

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