Annual grant distribution from Legends Casino open to nonprofits
TOPPENISH, Wash. - Legends Casino Hotel is inviting nonprofit organizations to apply for the Yakama Cares annual grant distribution.
The Charitable Contributions fund otherwise known as Yakama Cares will be distributed in May for 2019.
Nonprofit organizations are encouraged to submit applications for consideration by March 31.
Last year the fund distributed more than $480,000 to 214 nonprofits in the area.
Some of the grant recipients can include schools, senior services, food banks and shelters.
Charitable organizations whose service area lies within a 100 mile radius of Legends Casino and are for a youth/educational need, elder care or activities as well as a medical benefit to the community will receive priority consideration.
The committee which consists of Legends Casino employees and five community members says. "Programs where a grant can help make a significant impact in our community peak our interest. Each year, not only do we find new, exciting programs through schools and area nonprofit organizations, but we fund staples to our community that have a proven track record.”
Legends Casino says people interested can find the application at the bottom of their home page www.legendscasino.com under additional links and Yakama Cares.