The Columbia County Children's Fund was established as a permanent legacy in 1984 by family members of Frances Broughton Boyd Milham of Dayton, Washington. The fund supports organizations in Columbia County, Washington that provide educational enrichment and special needs programs, guidance, counseling and therapy to children and their families, as well as medical and dental services and supplies for disadvantaged children. A committee comprised of individuals representing Columbia County recommends grants from this fund. Awards from this fund typically are less than $4,000.

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Frances Broughton
Boyd Milham


For information about eligibility, funding limitations and other important details, please review our Eligibility and Funding Criteria.  

View a list of recently awarded grants.


Successful proposals will support programs that address one of the following areas:
  • Educational enrichment and special needs programs, with preference given to elementary school-aged children.
  • Guidance, counseling and therapy to children and their families.
  • Medical and dental services and/or supplies (glasses, hearing aids, braces) for disadvantaged children.


Application to INWCF's grant programs is made through an online process. For the most current application dates, please see our Application Calendar.

(April 30 - June 19, 2018 at 5 p.m.)


If you have questions about any of INWCF’s grant programs, please contact our grants program staff.


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