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June 15, 2020: COVID-19 Fund for Idaho distributes $1.3 million since April (East Idaho)
Idaho Falls - A final round of grants totaling $200,000 from the COVID-19 Response and Recovery Fund for Idaho will go to community organizations throughout the state to help low-income individuals and families experiencing homelessness or housing instability, food insecurity and/or domestic violence, along with those in need of physical or mental healthcare, and childcare. Click here to read more.

June 15, 2020: COVID-19 Fund for Idaho distributes $1.3 million since April (North Idaho)
Coeur d'Alene - A final round of grants totaling $200,000 from the COVID-19 Response and Recovery Fund for Idaho will go to community organizations throughout the state to help low-income individuals and families experiencing homelessness or housing instability, food insecurity and/or domestic violence, along with those in need of physical or mental healthcare, and childcare. Click here to read more.

June 15, 2020: COVID-19 Fund for Idaho distributes $1.3 million since April (South Central Idaho)
Boise - A final round of grants totaling $200,000 from the COVID-19 Response and Recovery Fund for Idaho will go to community organizations throughout the state to help low-income individuals and families experiencing homelessness or housing instability, food insecurity and/or domestic violence, along with those in need of physical or mental healthcare, and childcare. Click here to read more.

June 15, 2020: COVID-19 Fund for Idaho distributes $1.3 million since April (Southwest Idaho)
Boise - A final round of grants totaling $200,000 from the COVID-19 Response and Recovery Fund for Idaho will go to community organizations throughout the state to help low-income individuals and families experiencing homelessness or housing instability, food insecurity and/or domestic violence, along with those in need of physical or mental healthcare, and childcare. Click here to read more.

May 1, 2020: COVID-19 Fund for Idaho distributes more than $1 million in four weeks (East Idaho)
Idaho Falls - In just four weeks of grantmaking, the COVID-19 Response and Recovery Fund for Idaho has approved $1.055 million for organizations throughout Idaho that are helping low-income individuals and families experiencing homelessness or housing instability, food insecurity and/or domestic violence, along with those in need of physical or mental healthcare, and childcare. Click here to read more.

May 1, 2020: COVID-19 Fund for Idaho distributes more than $1 million in four weeks (North Idaho)
Coeur d'Alene - In just four weeks of grantmaking, the COVID-19 Response and Recovery Fund for Idaho has approved $1.055 million for organizations throughout Idaho that are helping low-income individuals and families experiencing homelessness or housing instability, food insecurity and/or domestic violence, along with those in need of physical or mental healthcare, and childcare. Click here to read more.

May 1, 2020: COVID-19 Fund for Idaho distributes more than $1 million in four weeks (South Central Idaho)
Boise - In just four weeks of grantmaking, the COVID-19 Response and Recovery Fund for Idaho has approved $1.055 million for organizations throughout Idaho that are helping low-income individuals and families experiencing homelessness or housing instability, food insecurity and/or domestic violence, along with those in need of physical or mental healthcare, and childcare. Click here to read more.

May 1, 2020: COVID-19 Fund for Idaho distributes more than $1 million in four weeks (Southwest Idaho)
Boise - In just four weeks of grantmaking, the COVID-19 Response and Recovery Fund for Idaho has approved $1.055 million for organizations throughout Idaho that are helping low-income individuals and families experiencing homelessness or housing instability, food insecurity and/or domestic violence, along with those in need of physical or mental healthcare, and childcare. Click here to read more.

June 9, 2020: Bistline Fund awards nearly $78,000 for greatest needs to arts organizations
Idaho Falls
- The F.M. and Anne G. and Beverly B. Bistline Foundation Fund in the Idaho Community Foundation is providing nearly $78,000 in grants to arts-focused nonprofits in southeast Idaho, but this year is a little different. Click here to see the recipients.

June 2, 2020: Idaho Community Foundation grants more than $245,000 to north Idaho community organizations
Coeur d'Alene - The Idaho Community Foundation’s North Regional Council has selected 61 community organizations to receive more than $245,000 through its Forever Idaho grant cycle. Click here to see the recipients.

June 2, 2020: Ifft Foundation Fund in ICF selects spring grant recipients
Idaho Falls - The Ifft Foundation Fund in the Idaho Community Foundation has selected 10 grant requests totaling more than $77,000 for projects that will provide landscaping, beautification and public recreation in southeast Idaho. Click here to see the recipients.

April 24, 2020: COVID-19 Fund for Idaho distributes third grants (East Idaho)
Idaho Falls - Now in its third week of grantmaking, the COVID-19 Response and Recovery Fund for Idaho has approved nearly $825,000 for organizations throughout Idaho that are helping low-income individuals and families experiencing homelessness or housing instability, food insecurity and/or domestic violence, along with those in need of physical or mental healthcare, and childcare. Click here to read more.

April 24, 2020: COVID-19 Fund for Idaho distributes third grants (North Idaho)
Coeur d'Alene - Now in its third week of grantmaking, the COVID-19 Response and Recovery Fund for Idaho has approved nearly $825,000 for organizations throughout Idaho that are helping low-income individuals and families experiencing homelessness or housing instability, food insecurity and/or domestic violence, along with those in need of physical or mental healthcare, and childcare. Click here to read more.

April 24, 2020: COVID-19 Fund for Idaho distributes second grants (South Central Idaho)
Boise - Now in its third week of grantmaking, the COVID-19 Response and Recovery Fund for Idaho has approved nearly $825,000 for organizations throughout Idaho that are helping low-income individuals and families experiencing homelessness or housing instability, food insecurity and/or domestic violence, along with those in need of physical or mental healthcare, and childcare. Click here to read more.

April 24, 2020: COVID-19 Fund for Idaho distributes third grants (Southwest Idaho)
Boise - Now in its third week of grantmaking, the COVID-19 Response and Recovery Fund for Idaho has approved nearly $825,000 for organizations throughout Idaho that are helping low-income individuals and families experiencing homelessness or housing instability, food insecurity and/or domestic violence, along with those in need of physical or mental healthcare, and childcare. Click here to read more.

April 17, 2020: COVID-19 Fund for Idaho distributes third grants (East Idaho)
Idaho Falls - The COVID-19 Response and Recovery Fund for Idaho has approved nearly $600,000 for organizations throughout Idaho that are helping low-income individuals and families experiencing homelessness or housing instability, food insecurity and/or domestic violence, along with those in need of physical or mental healthcare, and childcare. Click here to read more.

April 17, 2020: COVID-19 Fund for Idaho distributes second grants (North Idaho)
Coeur d'Alene - The COVID-19 Response and Recovery Fund for Idaho has approved nearly $600,000 for organizations throughout Idaho that are helping low-income individuals and families experiencing homelessness or housing instability, food insecurity and/or domestic violence, along with those in need of physical or mental healthcare, and childcare. Click here to read more.

April 17, 2020: COVID-19 Fund for Idaho distributes second grants (South Central Idaho)
Boise - The COVID-19 Response and Recovery Fund for Idaho has approved nearly $600,000 for organizations throughout Idaho that are helping low-income individuals and families experiencing homelessness or housing instability, food insecurity and/or domestic violence, along with those in need of physical or mental healthcare, and childcare. Click here to read more.

April 17, 2020: COVID-19 Fund for Idaho distributes second grants (Southwest Idaho)
Boise - The COVID-19 Response and Recovery Fund for Idaho has approved nearly $600,000 for organizations throughout Idaho that are helping low-income individuals and families experiencing homelessness or housing instability, food insecurity and/or domestic violence, along with those in need of physical or mental healthcare, and childcare. Click here to read more.

April 10, 2020: COVID-19 Fund for Idaho distributes first grants (East Idaho)
Idaho Falls - The COVID-19 Response and Recovery Fund for Idaho has approved nearly $300,000 for organizations throughout Idaho that are helping low-income individuals and families experiencing homelessness or housing instability, food insecurity and/or domestic violence, along with those in need of physical or mental healthcare, and childcare. Click here to read more.

April 10, 2020: COVID-19 Fund for Idaho distributes first grants (North Idaho)
Coeur d'Alene - The COVID-19 Response and Recovery Fund for Idaho has approved nearly $300,000 for organizations throughout Idaho that are helping low-income individuals and families experiencing homelessness or housing instability, food insecurity and/or domestic violence, along with those in need of physical or mental healthcare, and childcare. Click here to read more.

April 10, 2020: COVID-19 Fund for Idaho distributes first grants (South Central Idaho)
Boise - The COVID-19 Response and Recovery Fund for Idaho has approved nearly $300,000 for organizations throughout Idaho that are helping low-income individuals and families experiencing homelessness or housing instability, food insecurity and/or domestic violence, along with those in need of physical or mental healthcare, and childcare. Click here to read more.

April 10, 2020: COVID-19 Fund for Idaho distributes first grants (Southwest Idaho)
Boise - The COVID-19 Response and Recovery Fund for Idaho has approved nearly $300,000 for organizations throughout Idaho that are helping low-income individuals and families experiencing homelessness or housing instability, food insecurity and/or domestic violence, along with those in need of physical or mental healthcare, and childcare. Click here to read more.

April 3, 2020: COVID-19 Fund for Idaho has more than $1M in commitments
Boise
- The COVID-19 Response and Recovery Fund for Idaho now has more than $1 million in commitments from foundations, companies and individuals throughout the state. Click here to read more.

March 25, 2020: Applications now being accepted for COVID-19 Fund for Idaho; fund at $275K in donations
Boise
- The COVID-19 Response and Recovery Fund for Idaho is accepting applications for grants from organizations throughout Idaho working with people affected by the COVID-19 crisis. The fund is a partnership between the Idaho Community Foundation, United Ways of Idaho and Idaho Nonprofit Center. Click here to read more.

March 16, 2020: ICF, United Ways of Idaho and Idaho Nonprofit Center create COVID-19 Fund for Idaho
Boise - The Idaho Community Foundation, United Way of Treasure Valley and Idaho Nonprofit Center have partnered to create the COVID-19 Response Fund for Idaho, a charitable fund that will provide grants to trusted organizations that will provide philanthropic support and services to low-income, vulnerable people and families. Click here to read more.

December, 27 2019 - ICF grants $100,000 for Census 2020 outreach
Boise
- The Idaho Community Foundation, in partnership with the Northwest Area Foundation, has granted $100,000 to 11 organizations throughout Idaho to help reach those considered hard to count for the 2020 Census. Click here to read more.

December, 13, 2019 - Idaho Future Fund in ICF grants nearly $98,000 to local education
Southwest Idaho -
The Idaho Future Fund in the Idaho Community Foundation is providing nearly $98,000 in grants to seven education projects in southwest Idaho. Click here to see the recipients.

December 3, 2019 - Idaho Community Foundation Grant Cycle awards more than $369K
Boise
- ICF’s Southwest Idaho Regional has awarded more than $369,000 to 115 nonprofits, schools and other organizations thanks to the power of collective giving and the generosity of our Forever Idaho Fund donors and others. Click here to see the recipients.

October 18, 2019 - ICF welcomes Lori McCann to the Board
Lewiston
- The Idaho Community Foundation is pleased to welcome Lori McCann of Lewiston to its Board of Directors. Click here to read more.

October 16. 2019 - Ifft Foundation Fund in ICF awards $32K in beautification grants
Eastern Idaho -
The Ifft Foundation Fund in the Idaho Community Foundation has selected 10 grant requests totaling more than $32,000 for projects that will provide landscaping, beautification and public recreation in southeast Idaho. Click here to see the recipients.

October 15, 2019 - ICF grant cycle provides more than $237K in eastern Idaho
Eastern Region
- The Idaho Community Foundation’s Eastern Region Grants Panel has selected 71 nonprofit organizations in east and southeast Idaho to receive more than $237,000 through its annual competitive grant cycle. Click here to see the recipients.

October 10, 2019 - Idaho Future Fund in ICF awards nearly $100K in grants for education projects in east Idaho
Idaho Falls
- The Idaho Future Fund in the Idaho Community Foundation is providing $98,000 in grants to education projects in east and southeast Idaho. Click here to see the recipients.

October 7, 2019 - ICF welcomes Cara Walker as Chief Strategy and Engagement Officer
Boise - The Idaho Community Foundation is pleased to welcome Cara Walker as its new Chief Strategy and Engagement Officer. Click here to read more.

September 9, 2019 - ICF hosts Impact Investing Forum in Ketchum
Ketchum - The Idaho Community Foundation is hosting “More Than Money: Investing for Good,” on Wednesday, Sept. 18 at 4 p.m. at the Limelight Ketchum Hotel, 151 Main Street South. Click here to read more.

July 8, 2019 - Join ICF to discuss two important Twin Falls projects
Twin Falls
- The Idaho Community Foundation is hosting an interactive social event and panel discussion on Monday, July 15 at 4 p.m. at the Stone House in Twin Falls. The event will focus on the St. Luke’s Twin Falls Healthy Conditions Assessment and the Community Transformation Grant recently awarded by the Blue Cross of Idaho Foundation for Health. Click here to read more.

July 8, 2019 - Bistline Fund awards more than $73,000 for arts in southeast Idaho
Pocatello - The F.M. and Anne G. and Beverly B. Bistline Foundation Fund in the Idaho Community Foundation is providing more than $73,000 in grants to arts-focused nonprofits in southeast Idaho. Click here to see the recipients.

June 18, 2019 – The Cancer Connection Idaho Fund awards nearly $10,000
Boise - The Cancer Connection Idaho Fund in the Idaho Community Foundation is awarding nearly $10,000 in grants to organizations that empower people touched by cancer to find support, resources, education and a sense of community. Click here to see the recipients.

June 18, 2019 – Ifft Foundation Fund in ICF selects spring grant recipients

Eastern Idaho - The Ifft Foundation Fund in the Idaho Community Foundation has selected six grant requests totaling more than $40,000 for projects that will provide landscaping, beautification and public recreation in southeast Idaho. Click here to see the recipients.

June 18, 2019 – The Bonner County Endowment Fund for Human Rights awards nearly $19,000 in grants
Bonner County -  The Bonner County Endowment Fund for Human Rights in ICF is providing nearly $19,000 to 14 organizations in north Idaho. Click here to see the recipients.

June 18, 2019 – ICF grants nearly $44,000 to arts programs in Bonner County
Bonner County - The Bonner County Fund for Arts Enhancement in the Idaho Community Foundation is for projects that demonstrate how the arts encourage creative and critical thinking, stimulate economic vitality and enhance the quality of life in a community. It awarded nearly $44,000 to seven organizations. Click here to see the recipients.

June 13, 2019 - ICF welcomes Heidi Rogers to the board of directors
Boise
- The Idaho Community Foundation is pleased to welcome Heidi Rogers of Coeur d’Alene to its board of directors. Click here to read more.

May 29, 2019 - ICF grant cycle provides more than $255,000 in north Idaho
Coeur d'Alene
– The Idaho Community Foundation’s Northern Region Grant Panel has selected 75 north Idaho nonprofit organizations to receive more than $255,000 through its annual competitive grant cycle. Click here to see the recipients.

May 29, 2019 - ICF welcomes Kevin C. King as a board member
The Idaho Community Foundation is pleased to welcome Kevin C. King of Idaho Falls as a board member. Click here to read more.

March 19, 2019 - ICF awards more than $470,000 from Gladys E. Langroise Advised Fund
Boise - The Gladys E. Langroise Advised Fund in ICF has awarded grants totaling more than $470,000 to nonprofits in every region of Idaho. Nearly $157,000 more will be granted from the Langroise Fund through ICF’s three regional grant cycles in 2019. Click here to read more.

February 13, 2019 - New partnership to address health disparities in rural Idaho
The Idaho Community Foundation and Idaho Rural Partnership have received a $40,000 grant from the Blue Cross of Idaho Foundation’s Rural Health Initiative to help address health disparities in rural Idaho. Click here to read more.

February 4, 2019 - Pacific Northwest Resilient Landscapes Initiative partners with ICF
Boise
- The Land Trust Alliance, a national land conservation organization working to strengthen land conservation across America, has joined the Idaho Community Foundation, Oregon Community Foundation and Seattle Foundation to unveil the Pacific Northwest Resilient Landscapes Initiative. Click here to read more. 

December 14, 2018 - 3 Ways to our work
Boise
- The Idaho Community Foundation (ICF) helps people of all income levels support causes that improve lives and communities in Idaho through the power of collective giving. Click here to read more.

December 10, 2018 - Idaho Community Foundation grants more than $346,000 through Southwestern Grant Cycle
Boise –
The Idaho Community Foundation’s Southwestern Grants Panel has selected 125 southwest Idaho and central Idaho nonprofits, educational organizations and governmental entities to receive more than $346,000 through its grant cycle. Click here to read more.

December 10, 2018 - New ICF Board Directors
Boise -
The Idaho Community Foundation is pleased to welcome four new board directors – Ron Gallegos (Pocatello), George Juetten (Boise), Erin Nuxoll (Boise) and Mary Vagner (Pocatello). Click here to read more.

November 15. 2018 - Idaho Community Foundation Celebrates 30 Years of Helping Communities
Boise
- The Idaho Community Foundation has been helping people throughout the state of Idaho support their communities and fulfill their charitable intent for 30 years. Last night they celebrated this success at their 30th Anniversary Bash where they reviewed the past 30 years, launched a new logo and website, and raised more than $26,000 to increase their future grantmaking. Click here to read more.

November 6, 2018 - Ifft Foundation Fund in ICF awards over $50,000 to support public projects in Southeast Idaho
Eastern Idaho
- The Ifft Foundation Fund in the Idaho Community Foundation has awarded 6 grant requests totaling over $50,000 for projects that will provide landscaping, beautification and public recreation in southeast Idaho. Click here to see the recipients.

September 25, 2018 - Idaho Future Fund in ICF awards nearly $100K in grants for education projects in east Idaho
Idaho Falls –
The Idaho Future Fund in the Idaho Community Foundation is providing nearly $100,000 in grants to education projects in east and southeast Idaho. Click here to see the recipients.

September 25, 2018 - ICF grant cycle provides more than $227,000 in east and southeast Idaho
Idaho Falls –
The Idaho Community Foundation’s Eastern Region Grants Panel has selected 71 nonprofit organizations in east and southeast Idaho to receive more than $227,000 through its annual competitive grant cycle. Click here to see the recipients.

July 31, 2018 - ICF’s Bonner County Fund for Arts Enhancement awards over $28,000 in grants
Bonner County -
The Bonner County Fund for Arts Enhancement is for projects that demonstrate how the arts encourage creative and critical thinking, stimulate economic vitality and enhance the quality of life in a community. It awarded $28,250 to five organizations. Click here to see the recipients.

July 12, 2018 - Bistline Fund in ICF awards nearly $87,000 in grants for arts in southeast Idaho
Pocatello –
The F.M. and Anne G. and Beverly B. Bistline Foundation Fund in the
Idaho Community Foundation is providing nearly $87,000 in grants to arts-focused nonprofits in southeast Idaho. Click here to see the recipients.

June 25, 2018 - Idaho Future Fund in ICF awards $98,000 for eight education projects in north Idaho
Coeur d'Alene
– The Idaho Future Fund in the Idaho Community Foundation is providing $98,000 in grants to seven education projects in north Idaho. Click here to see the recipients.

June 26, 2018 - The Bonner County Endowment Fund for Human Rights awards over $17,000 to North Idaho nonprofits
Bonner County
- The Bonner County Endowment Fund for Human Rights in ICF is providing more than $17,000 to 11 organizations in north Idaho. Click here to see the recipients.

June 25, 2018 - ICF offers behavioral health grant in Bonner and Boundary counties
Coeur d'Alene
- The North Idaho Action Fund in the Idaho Community Foundation is now accepting grant applications for projects working to improve the accessibility and quality of behavioral health programs in Bonner and Boundary counties. Grants of $5,000 to $30,000 are available. Click here to read more.

June 26, 2018 - ICF grant cycle provides more than $226,000 in north Idaho
Coeur d'Alene
– The Idaho Community Foundation’s Northern Region Grant Panel has selected 86 north Idaho nonprofit organizations to receive more than $226,000 through its annual competitive grant cycle. Click here to see the recipients.

May 2, 2018 - Ifft Foundation Fund in ICF selects spring grant recipients
Pocatello
- The Ifft Foundation Fund in the Idaho Community Foundation has selected nine grant requests totaling nearly $70,000 for projects that will provide landscaping, beautification and public recreation in southeast Idaho. Click here to see the recipients.

April 2, 2018 - Welcome ICF’s new North Idaho staffer
Coeur d'Alene
- We are pleased to welcome our new North Idaho Regional Development Officer, Kristi Scott of St. Maries! Click here to read more.

February 28, 2018 - ICF awards more than $450,000 from Gladys E. Langroise Advised Fund
Boise
- The Gladys E. Langroise Advised Fund in ICF has awarded grants totaling $452,517 to nonprofits in every region of Idaho. An additional $150,839 will be granted from the Langroise Fund through ICF’s three regional grant cycles in 2018. Click here to see the recipients.


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