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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2019 – Eight Grants $291,917

Cascade School District #422: Creating Positive School Culture — $25,000 In response to student need, the Cascade School District has embarked on a mission to transform school culture by engaging families to create better mental health outcomes and ensure long lasting change. This grant will fund social emotional learning programs, facilitator costs and engagement programs…

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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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2013 – Eight Grants $162,051

Boys & Girls Clubs of Ada County: After School Transportation Program $10,000 The project provides transportation from school to the Boys and Girls Club of Garden City for students from Taft, Lowell, Mountain View and Koelsch elementary schools. Family Medicine Residency of Idaho: Creating Idaho’s First School Based Health Clinic (SBHC) at MERIDIAN ELEMENTARY (to…

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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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2011 – Eight Grants $126,000

Community Care Clinic ­McCall: Health Pathways to Progress ­­ $21,000 In Valley and Adams counties, where unemployment currently approaches 25%, this program provides dental care, eye care, and mental health counseling to adults who have no access to health care insurance. Discovery Center of Idaho: Technology for Ongoing Transformational Learning ­­$22,000 Develops a robotics lab…

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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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