About Deanna Green

Senior Scholarship Manager and Development Associate
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

Dr. Robert and Margaret Pulliam: First Scholarship Fund

June 5th, 2024

Dr. Robert and Margaret Pulliam knew the value of education firsthand. Robert was raised by a professor and earned a doctorate from the University of Georgia School of Medicine, and Margaret graduated from the University of Washington in 1938.

The couple moved to Longview in 1947 to put down roots and launch a private practice. Robert …

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Student Mental Health: Tips from A Local Expert

April 5th, 2024

If you follow our student and scholarship news, you’ve already heard that the pandemic had a dramatic effect on student mental health in America. While all youth felt the impacts, many experts say high school and post-secondary students experienced the worst.  

Looking back, the transition to remote learning, coupled with the uncertainty surrounding academic and …

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How to Write Strong Responses for the Insight Resume

February 12th, 2024

The Insight Resume is a critical part of our scholarship applications. Each year, the responses we receive help tell the stories of thousands of incredible students. What does “incredible student” mean to you though? Many imagine a straight-A student, an accomplished athlete, a talented artist or an avid volunteer. These are all commendable accomplishments, but …

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National Scholarship Month: Celebrating Local Achievements

November 13th, 2023

November marks National Scholarship Month, a time to reflect on the incredible impact scholarships have on students’ lives. Every award improves postsecondary attendance and completion for students across the board. So truly, this month is a celebration of access and opportunity. While the awareness is national in scope, our focus remains on the extraordinary achievements …

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