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Grant History

GREEN RIVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE $45,000 for Small Business Assistance Center

This is second fiscal year of a three fiscal year grant extension funding the Center. Its mission is to improve the profitability of independent businesses, through knowledge and skill development, and stimulate economic growth in South King County. Funding for this three year grant totals $90,000.

SEATTLE PACIFIC UNIVERISTY $28,315 For Mentorship

Seventh year of a 10-year grant (totaling $260,847) for undergraduate and graduate students to have an opportunity for a meaningful and ongoing interaction with business leaders.

$61,991 for Entrepreneurship Program

The second year of a four-year grant to engage in real “live-fire” business start ups in partnership with the Battelle Institute; to enhance core SPU curriculum; to identify students with entrepreneurial proclivity; and to create a sustainable program..

PACFIC LUTHERAN UNIVERSITY $30,000 For Puget Sound Entrepreneurship Academy

Seventh year of a 10-year grant (totaling $260,847) is for undergraduate and graduate students to have an opportunity for a meaningful and ongoing interaction with business leaders.

$10,500 for ePLU

Second year of a three fiscal year grant, total $42,000. This provides for services for local companies through student and faculty research projects to assist companies in developing an e-business stragegy and solves operations problems faced by the organization in the Internet economy. This includes student assistants, program general support, conferences, classes, off campus seminars and research grants. Research grants require a written report to be shared with students and staff at PLU and the faculties of other state universities/colleges.

$5,000 for ePLU

Remainder of previous year approved additional grant for Internet domain set up and registration and for a part time director, at a cost of a replacement filling their current school duties.

SEATTLE UNIVERSITY

$42,004 for Entrepreneur Center

This grant will provide support for the next three years for an Entrepreneurship Workshop/Speaker Series/Business plan Competition: for involvement in the Collegiate Entrepreneur Awards Program; for a faculty and Curriculum Development Program; for the Entrepreneur Advisor-Career Exploration Program; for the Entrepreneur in Residence and Breakfast Briefing; for a Graduate Assistant position; and for basic programs. Approved for a total of $122,124.

UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON

$30,000 for Business Plan Competition

Third year of a three-year grant is for a total of $90,000. The competition is focused on the education process and creating new ventures. The Competition has been very successful and has had a positive effect on all the northwest schools.

$17,500 for High-Tech Speaker Series

Second of three-year continued support for the Series to continue while securing permanent funding. Same commitment to inviting other colleges and schools, and providing tapes if requested.

NORTHWEST SCHOOL FOR HEALING - IMPAIRED CHILDREN

$29,851 for annual annuity

This grant was adjusted this year for inflation as requested by Herbert Jones’ Will. The grant is specifically exempted from Mission and Guidelines of Foundation.

$28,000 for teacher support

Final year of five-year grant to provide a teacher while School secures funds for an endowment to support the salary of a teacher into the future. Subject to reasonable progress to goal of a $600,000 endowment fund.

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY

$15,998 for undergraduate Internship in international entrepreneurship

First of two-year grant is for $46,996. University will partner with foreign firms mostly in Asia, provide short term foreign study and practical training.

SEATTLE CENTRAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE

$24,970 to implement Business Development Institute

This is an extension of the activities started with the Technology and Entrepreneurs Seminar Series, to assist entrepreneurs to be successful. It will affect 20-25 entrepreneurs with a goal of at least 5 successful startups. This will have a significant effect in the Central area and especially with immigrant residents.

GONZAGA UNIVERSITY

$27,500 for a part-time internship coordinator and support costs.

The business community in the Inland Empire is primarily small business. The Hogan Entrepreneurial Leadership Program is initiating an internship program for its students.

TACOMA COMMUNITY COLLEGE

$80,030 is for expansion of its Downtown Center’s Entrepreneurs Succeed Program.

This initiates a coordinated program with the Urban League and Work Source. It will expand the center’s activities to underserved areas of Pierce County. This is a comprehensive learning approach designed to prepare students to form, establish and sustain fundamentally sound business. The program will be absorbed in successive years to the operational budget of Continuing Education and with course fees.

WHITWORTH COLLEGE

$49,737 for Center for Entrepreneurship and Small Business Studies

First year was approved for a three-year grant subject to progress. The program provides for shadowing, mentoring, internship, and speaker series (non-national speakers).

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