Building Futures Foundation

Building Futures Foundation

The Building Futures Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit educational foundation, which raises money via donations and event contributions, in an effort to award annual scholarships to local students pursuing an education and future career in the building trades.


  • SCHOLARSHIPS:  Students living in Clark County who plan to pursue a career in the building industry by attending a college, university, or a trade/technical school can apply for scholarships.

Congratulations to the 2019 scholarship recipients Alex Tetz, Alicia Wallingford, Bo Brabec, Eli Loudenback, Ellie Josephson, James Carmona, Kyle Brabec, Marissa Hunter and Michael Cline.

  • GRANTS:  1st and 2nd year electrician apprentices at CITC can apply for tool grants. We welcome the opportunity to help you further your career!

We are pleased to announce our inaugural Tool Grant recipients Austin Moburg, Jose Mora, Rio Koford, Ryan Hurley, Tad Catlin and Tanner Greene.

2020 Scholarship and Grant Applications are OPEN!

Deadline to apply: July 1, 2020

Apply online for scholarships.

Print applications available: 2020 BFF Scholarship Application 

Apply online for tool grants.


More Scholarship and Grant Opportunities:

Building Industry Association of Washington’s Scholarship Application

National Housing Endowment Scholarship & Grant Opportunity List & Application

Hispanic Metropolitan Chamber Scholarship Application

Southwest Washington Contractors Association’s Scholarship Application


2020 Casino Night 

Presented by Riverview Community Bank

Supported by New Tradition Homes

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Thank you to our 2020 Building Futures Foundation Committee Members: Sarah Neibert of Affinity Homes (Chair), Lisa Thompson of Heritage Bank, Jennifer Ramsay of WFG National Title, Jennifer Poirier of QED Lab, Melissa Bailey of PNW Fire Protection, Matt Anderson of Biggs Insurance, Randy Gilcrest of NW Accounting Professionals, Jason Presser of Fairway Independent Mortgage, Joel Fahndrich of Paulson’s Floor Coverings, Jennifer Lea of Lea’s Remodeling & Drywall, and Angie Olesen of GreenLight Solar & Roof.