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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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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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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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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