About Deanna Green

Deanna Green

Deanna joined the Community Foundation in 2018 to lead the scholarship program and assist with grant program management. She is passionate about igniting potential in people and works with donors and organizations to provide equitable opportunities for students pursuing higher education.

Prior, she directed the college program and coordinated academic enrichment and mentoring for more than 20 years with I Have a Dream of Southwest Washington. There she partnered with donors, school districts and community agencies to increase graduation rates and help first generation students and their families navigate college.

Deanna was born and raised in Vancouver, Washington and is a graduate of Clark College and WSU Vancouver—receiving her Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the latter. She continues to enjoy the sights and sounds in her hometown of Ridgefield, spending free time with her family and friends, attending community events and taking spontaneous drives through the Columbia River Gorge.

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Recent Posts by Deanna Green

Specialized Scholarships for Art, Science and Business

April 6th, 2016

As the school year winds down, high school and college students across southwest Washington make a commitment to study specific passions or focus areas. Some graduates register for technical or career schools, while others enroll in community college or university. Each path is uniquely suited to specific goals, but they all share one thing in …

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Changes Take Nonprofit Grants Online

February 27th, 2015

From December through February, our grants program staff hosted a total of 78 nonprofit professionals for two grantmaking information sessions at our new location and responded to roughly 85 phone calls and emails about our online grant system.

It was an extremely busy two months, but it was very much expected with the recent redesign of …

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Top 5 Tips for Your Scholarship Search

January 21st, 2015

Last year, the Community Foundation and its donors awarded more than $430,000 in scholarships to 225 local high school seniors, currently enrolled undergraduates and other students. As with any application there are forms to fill out and requirements to meet, but all these efforts prove worthwhile when you realize that searching for scholarships is a numbers …

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