May 10, 2022 – Annual Meeting & Grant Awards

Sunshine and smiles were present at the first in person Annual Meeting in two years! 126 members, guests, and grantees gathered at the Barber Park Events Center to celebrate more than $220,000 in pool-fund grant awards this season! Nine grantees shared through video what the funding means to their programs and the people they serve.…

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January 12, 2022 – Member Event: Women Making an Impact in Our Community

Please join us to hear from your friends and colleagues who are making a difference in our community through their philanthropic involvement. Andrea Roope, IWCF member will be speaking. This is our final membership event before the 2022 membership renewal deadline of January 31, 2022. Please bring friends and family who may be interested in joining…

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December 7, 2021 – “Welcome to Grants Committee” Info Meeting

Have you ever thought about joining the IWCF Grants Committee? This might be your year! Please join us for our first grants education program of 2021 (we’re meeting in person)!  Learn about our 2021-2022 grants cycle, get an update on our most recent grant recipients, and hear about ways to be involved in this year’s…

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IWCF 20th Anniversary – September 12, 2021

On September 12th we celebrated 20 years of educated philanthropy and collective giving in Southwestern Idaho! Guests were greeted at Idaho Botanical Garden by the music of the Philharmonic Youth Orchestra and a performance by a Philharmonic Orchestra string quartet, generously donated by Boise Philharmonic. Brunch was offered by 3 Girls Catering.      …

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October 18, 2022 – IWCF Symposium

Entrepreneurial Philanthropy: Celebrating Change-Making Women Featuring Dinner Keynote by Jessica Jackley It’s Back! Our fall symposium, “Entrepreneurial Philanthropy: Celebrating Change-Making Women” featuring Dinner Keynote by Jessica Jackley, will take place October 18, 2022. IWCF’s bi-annual symposium is an event our members, and many in the community, look forward to. The opportunity to gather, learn, and…

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2022 – Nine Grants $220,000

“Global Lounge Commons Marketplace”: Global Lounge – $30,000 Global Lounge will create the Global Lounge Outdoor Market, an art-infused outdoor gathering space. The pop-up market will attract consumers seeking experiences with global flavor and foster relationships across communities. The target audience are low-income, refugee, and immigrant populations who will benefit the most through new economic…

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2021 – Seven Grants $220,000

Ada Soil & Water Conservation District: Treasure Valley Pollinator Project — $20,000 The Treasure Valley Pollinator Project will plant 64,000 flowering species specifically chosen for encouraging pollinators, and provide education to thousands of community members about what makes a pollinator habitat successful. Funds will support a part-time entomologist to provide field day education, assist in pollinator…

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