The Albert Haller Foundation is now accepting applications for funding of local nonprofit agencies providing services to the poor and needy in Clallam County.
Albert Haller was born in Clallam County in 1903 and worked in the logging industry during the era of horses and steam donkeys. He is described as a very competent, careful logger who out-conserved the conservation policies of that era. Albert and his wife were equally thoughtful about investments, saving and investing wisely in land, enabling them to leave an ongoing legacy to the people of
Foundation grants are given annually to charitable organizations in Clallam County, with priority to those organizations providing food, housing, clothing, medical care and other programs that may enrich the lives of the poor and needy in the county. The amount to be distributed varies from year to year, depending on the earnings of the foundation’s endowment fund. The maximum allowable grant request is $19,000 for 2011.
The United Way of Clallam County serves as advisor to the Haller Foundation’s board of directors in making recommendations for grant funding. Applications are available by mail or e-mail. Contact the United Way office by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 457-3011. Completed applications are due in the United Way office (102½ E. First St., P. O. Box 937, Port Angeles) no later than Monday, July 11.