Welcome to the Sandhills Area Foundation
The Sandhills Area Foundation (SAF) is a public charity with a mission to invest in the Sandhills of Cherry County for generations to prosper. The Foundation's focus is to support education, encourage growth and sustain generosity.
Your contribution is vital to our mission and supports the work we do on behalf of students and nonprofits in Cherry County. Together we are creating brighter futures for our communities.
The staff and board recently completed a strategic planning process and are making changes to be even better stewards. Please watch for new and exciting programs and events.
Together we are creating brighter futures for our communities!
2023 Grant Recipients
$1,500-Citizenship for Washington Focus
$41,185 in 2020
$10,000 in 2021
$35,486 in 2022
$496,981 since 1998
Kim Marlatt, President
Talia Benson, Vice-President
Katie O'Kief, Secretary
Chris Douglas, Treasurer
Awarded $35,500 in scholarships in 2023
$69,500 in 2020
$116,000 in 2021
$113,5000 in 2022
$932,000 since 1998
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