Nancy Schaps Memorial Grant

The Nancy Schaps Memorial Grant was established in memory of Nancy Schaps and has been given out annually since 1996. Until her death from cancer in 1996, Nancy Schaps was an active supporter of Mercer Island’s youth through her volunteer work on PTA and other MI community organizations. Consistent with Nancy’s wishes, the Grant recognizes Mercer Island youth who have suffered the death of a parent or who are currently experiencing the terminal illness of a parent. The grant also recognizes Mercer Island youth who have a parent serving on active military duty.

A grant of up to $500 will be given to elementary, middle or high school students to be used for an activity or other purpose that supports their adjustment to this difficult life change.

Read more about the Schaps Memorial Grant as featured in the Mercer Island Reporter.


Grant Application is now closed

Public contributions to the Nancy Schaps Memorial Grant are always welcome.

Contributions can be sent to:
The Nancy Schaps Memorial Grant
c/o Mercer Island PTA Council
4160 86th Ave SE
Mercer Island, WA 98040

If you have any questions, please contact Shannon Warburg, Nancy Schaps Grant Coordinator, at


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