2018 – Six Grants $173,600

Jannus/Refugee Speakers Bureau: Community Building through Story – $30,000 Jannus will bring The Moth storytelling program to Boise for a community event to leverage the power of storytelling to build community, hire a coordinator to continue the development of cultural events and partnerships and to expand the Refugee Speakers Bureau to advance understanding between the…

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2017 – Six Grants $161,500

Bee City USA Garden City: Garden City Pollinator Habitat – $21,500 Garden City Pollinator Habitat will call attention to the serious threats to pollinators and inspire people to take action. In a beautiful garden, visitors will learn about bees, watch them work in wooden bee houses and learn how to help them. Boise Contemporary Theater: The MakeSpace…

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2016 – Five Grants $150,000 and One Above & Beyond Grant $40,000

Treasure Valley Food Coalition: Boise Farmers Market Mobile Unit — $30,000 Our food system has an enormous impact on the environment. Local farmers using sustainable farming practices can help mitigate environmental degradation, but only if they have markets for their produce. Many consumers, especially those of low income, find it difficult to access these foods.…

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2015 – Six Grants $163,500

The Cancer Connection Idaho: Write from the Heart—$20,000 Allocated over two years, this IWCF grant will transform a therapeutic outlet for teens into an annual program. It will celebrate teens, raise awareness of their emotional needs as they undergo cancer related challenges, and bring catharsis and healing through the act of writing. In 2016, a booklet containing the…

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2014 – Eight Grants $167,215

Artisans4Hope (A4H): Growth and Development $18,543 A4H will use IWCF funds to buy commercial sewing machines and other equipment needed to develop refugees’ marketable textile skills. Some of the grant funds also will be applied to personnel costs for expanding the A4H training program. Boise Urban Garden School (BUGS): Education Facility $29,714.50 Partnering with the…

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2012 – Eight Grants $164,285

Payette Public Library: Amphitheater for the Library $25,000 The Payette Public Library will build an amphitheater connected to the new library expansion. This will be used for library events as well as community events. Family Advocates Program: Families First: Strengthening Families and Increasing School Readiness $25,000 This project prevents child abuse by matching 250 trained…

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2010 and Earlier

2010 ­ Seven Projects ­ $141,500 Boise Community Radio: 89.9 Production Studios ­­ $24,000 Purchase audio production equipment to support transition from Internet broadcasting to a terrestrial radio signal. Boys and Girls Club Ada County: Summer Program in Kuna ­­ $24,000 Provided support to a day­ long supervised education, nutrition and activities program for low…

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