The Muckleshoot Indian Tribe has long understood the importance of being proactive in meeting the needs of its community. The Muckleshoot Charity Fund has placed high priority in awarding grants to organizations throughout the region that address the unique local and regional issues facing the population.
Most Muckleshoot Charity Fund awards range from $1,500 to $5,000, allowing many agencies to benefit from the funds available. Profits from the Muckleshoot Casino are the sole source of funding for the Muckleshoot Charity Fund grants.
The Muckleshoot Charity Fund grant application procedure must be followed in order for your organization’s request to be reviewed and considered. Below you will find information on Funding guidelines, eligibility requirements, funding priorities and the application process. Please review this information carefully before filling out the application.
Applicants must be located in Washington State or registered as a non-profit with the state of Washington, and meet one of the following basic requirements:
Applications must also meet the following two criteria:
Only completed applications shall be forwarded to the Muckleshoot Charity Fund Committee for consideration. A completed application must identify how the proposal will meet the priority areas outlined above, what specifically the agency proposes to do with the grant award, a brief description of planned publicity, and provide the required supporting documents of the proposal. Funding requests for date-specific events should include detailed information on the event, including the planned date.* Applications are recommended to be submitted 3-6 months in advance of any specific event dates.
Only the Board Chair, Chief Executive Officer, or other individual empowered with entering into a contract on behalf of the organization should submit the application.
Applications must include at least one of the following attachments in order to be considered complete.
Note: The Muckleshoot Indian Tribe reserves the right to modify its criteria for the Muckleshoot Charity Fund at any time.