October 2022 Symposium

Entrepreneurial Philanthropy: Celebrating Change-Making Women Past, Present, Future Featuring Dinner Keynote by Jessica Jackley. Our bi-annual symposium is an event that our members, and many in the community at large, look forward to. The opportunity to gather, learn, celebrate our mission and understand how our shared philanthropy can improve our community is valued by so…

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International Women’s Day Celebration

IWCF will be celebrating International Women’s Day (March 8th) by supporting our 2020 pooled-fund beneficiaries with in-kind or monetary contributions in lieu of an in-person service day. IWCF asked each of our 2020 grant recipients to submit a list of requests for in-kind donations. We will be collecting these donations and delivering them directly to…

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IWCF Summer 2020 Newsletter

Letter from the President: Caring for Ourselves, our Organization, and our Community Christine AveyPresident As I sit down to write this letter, I reflect on what stories we would typically share in our summer newsletter, and how the changes in the world have impacted IWCF and our members. The summer of 2020 has slowly…

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Recommended Reading List

During our “Un-Book Club” on July 13, 2020, Rebecca Leber-Gottberg, with Rediscovered Books, facilitated a fun and interesting conversation around the latest books of all kinds. Below is a list of what was recommended by both Rediscovered books and our members. If you are interested in us continuing to have these types of events –…

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Message from our President: Coronavirus and IWCF Events

At IWCF, we encourage our members to be mindful of their health and the health of their families. In that regard, our Board and committees are holding all necessary meetings over Zoom or conference call; we have cancelled our Annual meeting and rescheduled it for September in conjunction with our Anniversary Party; and we are…

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Reflecting on Recent Events… 

We are grieved by the senseless murder of George Floyd. His death, and the deaths of so many others, shine a light on the systemic racism and inequity in our country. We want to be clear in condemning these recent acts of police brutality and violence. They represent a disregard for basic human rights that…

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Office Location and Directions

9454 W Fairview Ave, Suite 120 Boise, ID 83704 You can best access the office from the west side of the business complex (from Linda Vista Lane). Go to the very back of the complex and turn right (before the fence). Look for Suite 120 on the right (our name is on the door). Click…

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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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2020 – Seven Grants $210,816

Boise Bicycle Project: Project Kickstand — $27,500 Project Kickstand, a program which teaches incarcerated men how to fix kids’ bicycles while earning their own bicycles for future needs, will be brought to the Idaho Department of Corrections men’s facilities.  This is an expansion of a successful program that was used in a women’s prison which…

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