Where Do Auction & Rummage Sale Proceeds Go?
Any qualified nonprofit organization that serves the Bainbridge Island community is eligible to apply for a community grant from the Rotary Club of Bainbridge Island. Each year grant funding is made possible from the preceding year’s Rotary Auction & Rummage Sale proceeds. Your donations to the Auction & Rummage Sale are at work doing great things for the people of Bainbridge Island!
2022 – 2023 Grants
Awarded in 2023 as a result of our 2022 Auction, the following grants were given to community organizations. The amount of grants awarded totaled $170,000…the most we have ever given. Here are the recipients:
- Knights Community Hospital Equipment Lend Program( KCHELP): Industrial steam cleaner.
- YWCA of Kitsap County: Partial funding of a new roof.
- Bainbridge Performing Arts (BPA): Assisted listening device for auditorium.
- Housing Resources Board (HRB): HVAC Equipment at HRB Housing.
- Bainbridge Youth Services (BYS): Six new computers
- Bainbridge Island Historical Museum: Glare blinds for the museum lobby.
- Amabile Choir of Bainbridge: Concert sheet music
- Bainbridge Schools Foundation: wireless devices for credit card donations.
- Islandwood: Field Research Equipment
- Kitsap Humane Society: Animal control vehicle
- Bainbridge Artisan Resource Network (BARN): Two serger sewing machines
- Island Volunteer Caregivers (IVC): Computer equipment upgrades
- Bainbridge Island Senior Community Center: Partial funding for bus hybrid-electric drivetrain upgrade.
- Bainbridge Island Saddle Club: Restroom upgrades.
- Vitalize Kitsap: Computer equipment upgrades.
- Odyssey Parent Teacher Organization: Partial funding of Playground improvements.
- West Sound Treatment Center: Two vocational training workstations.
- Scarlett Road: Custom Cabinetry
- Peacock Family Services: Playground fencing and shade/rain coverings.
- Helpline House: Two door freezer.
- Stella Maris Center: Computer equipment, furniture and flooring.
- North Kitsap Fishline: Food Bank annex door replacement.
- Bainbridge Island child Care Centers: Outdoor lighting.
- Ovation! Musical Theatre Bainbridge: Music pedal and twelve music stands.
- Friends of the Farm: Partial funding for accessible pathways
- Kids Discovery Museum: Computer, monitor and printer upgrades.
- KidVantage: 60 car seats for babies and young children.
- Marge Williams Center: New roof solar panels.
- Boys & Girls Club of Bainbridge Island: All purpose table.
- Bainbridge Island Rowing: Partial fun ding of coaching launch boat.
- Friends of Bainbridge Island High School Sailing: Partial funding for a double handed sailboat.
- Kitsap Immigrant Assistance Center: Office security cameras and sensors.
- Assistance Dogs Northwest: Dog training and agility equipment.
- Bainbridge Island Water Polo Club: Mini wireless water polo scoreboard.