Community Project Grants

Proceeds from the annual Coupeville Arts & Crafts Festival are invested in projects within the Coupeville community. Any individual or organization within the 98239 zip code may apply.  Online application form and guidelines.

Since 1964, the Coupeville Festival Association has donated over a half million dollars to local projects. Coupeville organizations that have benefited from CFA funds include The Town of Coupeville (paving, stairway down to the public beach, public restrooms, etc.), Coupeville Garden Club (the planters holding those colorful, seasonal plantings), Island County Historical Society (archiving shelves), Coupeville School District (trips to Seattle Repertory Theatre, National History Day, 4th grade book publishing projects, etc.) Boys and Girls Club, Coupeville Farmers Market, Coupeville Historic Waterfront Association, Gift’s from the Heart Food bank, Keepers of the Admiralty Head Lighthouse, Penn Cove Water Festival, Readers are Leaders, Readiness to Learn, Senior Services of Island County (improvements to CamBey), Whidbey General Hospital (memorial grounds), WSU Coop Extension Office, Coupeville Library, Coupeville Arts Center, and many more.

2014 Community Grant Recipients

Coupeville Art Center  dba The Pacific NorthWest Art School – New equipment to facilitate the educational programs
Coupeville Boys and Girls Club – Arts supplies for various programs
Coupeville Chamber of Commerce – Funding for the Memorial Day parade
Coupeville Elementary School – Art supplies for the Young Authors program
Coupeville Historic Waterfront Association – Pennies for Preservation program,hanging flower baskets
Coupeville History Day – Electronic equipment to support History Day, field trips, and research
CSD Juvenile Detention Education Program – Canvases, paint, brushes and framing materials for paintings by youth
Historic Whidbey – Fund the site sign for the 1866 Haller House on Front & Main
Island County Historical Society – collection, preservation and interpretation of Island County History
Pacific Rim Institute – Improve the scenic value and trails by removing left over debris
Penn Cove Water Festival – Youth activities, canoe races and exhibits
Sno-Isle Library – Cultural Enrichment Project for Early Release Students
Whidbey Island Giant Pumpkin Contest – Advertising expenses to promote the contest, seed giveaway
Whidbey Island Kite Festival – Highway banners to promote the kite festival
WSU Beach Watchers – Update the Marine Mammal Interpretive Center at the Coupeville Wharf