The Chocolate on the Beach Festival supports Historical, Educational and Community programs on the North Beach, in Grays Harbor County, WA. We do this by providing a fun family event through the diversity of chocolate. We have awarded over $41,000.00 in grants and donations since 2012!

2014 Grant Check Presentation. Pictured left to right are Dennis Hermey, Sharon Voss, The Chocolate Lady, and Festival Sponsor Cheri Trapnell.

Grants Programs Available:

Education: School, cultural and environmental projects that help educate those living or visiting the North Beach area.

Historical: Projects that help preserve the culture and, or history of the North Beach, including preservation of North Beach landmarks.

Community: Organizations, activities and equipment that benefit the North Beach community.

Applicants must be from the North Beach area of Grays Harbor County, Washington. This area includes: City of Ocean Shores, Ocean City, Copalis Beach, Pacific Beach, Moclips, Aloha, Copalis Crossing and Taholah. Grant funds received from Chocolate on the Beach Festival must be used for a specific project to benefit organizations, groups or the community in the North Beach area.

For more information about our grants, please contact us.

2018 Grant Recipients
Grays Harbor Fire District #16
North Beach Community Center
KXPB-LP 89.1FM

2017 Grant Recipients
Pacific Beach Elementary Parents Group
North Beach Community Center
KXPB-LP 89.1FM
Grays Harbor County CERT

2016 Grant Recipients
Pacific Beach Elementary Parents Group
Grays Harbor Fire District #8
KXPB-LP 89.1FM

2015 Grant Recipients
Grays Harbor Volunteer Search and Rescue
Pacific Beach Elementary Parents Group
Grays Harbor Fire District #8

2014 Grant Recipients
Grays Harbor Volunteer Search and Rescue
Pacific Beach Elementary Parents Group
Voss Acres Produce Market Historical Landmark Park

2013 Grant Recipients
Grays Harbor Volunteer Search & Rescue
Captain Bluebird
Grays Harbor Fire District #8
Paddle to Quinault – 2013
Copalis Community Church Food Bank
Summer Free Lunch Program

2012 Donation Recipients
Pacific Beach Ladies Aid Renovation Project
Grays Harbor Fire District #8
Museum of the North Beach Depot Rebuilding Project