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Charitable funds at INWCF annually award more than $1 million through competitive grant programs. The grants cover a wide range of giving interests, including human services, economic development, education, community development, arts and culture, and the environment. 

Community Strategies Grant Program R1/FY17
December 8, 2016

Inland Northwest Community Foundation has awarded over $743,118 through the recent Community Strategies Grant Program. Grants ranging between $1,000 and $30,000 will support these organizations and programs:

Angels Over Sandpoint | $10,000.00       
Angels Over Sandpoint Back to School Program

Arts Alliance dba Creations for Sandpoint | $7,210.00     
Creations Mobile

BONNER COMMUNITY FOOD CENTER, INC | $10,000.00
Healthy Cuisine in 2016!

Camp Fire Inland Northwest | $20,000.00            
Camp Dart-Lo Lodge Modernization

Catholic Charities Spokane | $23,500.00
House of Charity Bathroom and Shower Construction

Center for Justice | $7,500.00    
Spokane Housing Justice Initiative

Chewelah Faith Resources Group | $2,000.00    
TASTY Feeding Program

Clearwater Community Concert Association | $9,000.00
Concert Season 2016-17

Coeur D Alene Summer Theatre | $10,000.00     
Off-Season Productions

Coeur d'Alene Symphony Orchestra | $6,000.00               
Classic Opportunities

Community-Minded Enterprises | $25,000.00     
ALT/lens

Connoisseur Concerts Association | $9,500.00   
2017 Northwest Bach Festival & Series

Create Your Statement | $30,000.00       
Preventing Dating Abuse Among Spokane Youth

East Bonner County Library District | $30,000.00
Sandpoint Branch Remodel and Expansion Project

Festival Dance & Performing Arts Association Inc. | $5,000.00     
Access to quality arts for area youth.

Friends of Gladish | $25,000.00 
Terracotta Capstone Restoration Project

Friends of Idaho Public Television | $30,000.00  
LED Light Replacement

Global Neighborhood | $10,000.00          
Creating Jobs for Former Refugees

Greater Spokane Progress | $10,000.00
Greater Spokane Progress’ Racial Equity Initiative

Hillyard Senior Center | $8,000.00            
Senior Services Program Administration

Kamiah Senior Citizens Society, Inc. | $29,932.00              
Kamiah Senior Center Renovation Project

Kootenai Environmental Alliance | $16,670.00    
2017 Coeur d'Alene Water Festival

Mission Community Outreach Center | $2,500.00            
Basic Needs Provision

Operation Healthy Family | $30,000.00  
Oral Health Initiative

Pawsitive Outreach Spay/Neuter Alliance | $20,000.00  
Community Spay/Neuter

Priest Community Forest Connection| $30,000.00            
Pend Oreille River Passage Trail

Priest River Ministries | $10,000.00         
Ruth's House upgrades

Project Hope Spokane | $20,000.00        
Project Hope Program Manager

Pura Vida Recovery | $6,500.00
Pura Vida Recovery Expansion Project

Reardan Memorial Library  | $29,966.00
Stimulating Summers, Enriching Young Lives

Safe Passage | $30,000.00           
Teen Outreach and Prevention Education

Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Center | $9,214.00     
Film Club

Shoshone County Community Concert Association | $2,500.00  
2016-2017 concert series

Shoshone County Crisis and Resource Center | $20,000.00          
Shoshone County Crisis and Resource Center

Sinto Senior Activity Center | $10,000.00              
Property Expansion

Snake River Community Clinic | $9,850.00            
Preventing Cancer & Strokes

Spark Central | $25,000.00          
Spark Central Programs

Spokane Eastside Reunion Association | $20,000.00        
East Central Neighborhood Youth Services

Spokane Sidewalk Games | $7,000.00    
Spokane Sidewalk Games

Spokane Youth Symphony | $10,000.00
Side by Side Concert

Terrain Programs | $30,000.00   
Growing Spokane’s Creative Economy

The Oak Tree | $30,000.00          
Affordable Housing Project

Vanessa Behan Crisis Nursery| $30,000.00           
Emergency Respite Care Program, Capacity Increase

Volunteer Food and Resource Center | $16,276.00          
Capacity Building & Infrastructure Improvement

 

Washington Nonprofits | $10,000.00      
Inland Northwest Conference for the Greater Good

Equinox Foundation Grant Program

Inland Northwest Community Foundation has awarded $325,565 through the recent Equinox Foundation Grant Program. Grants ranging between $2,000 and $30,000 will support these organizations and programs:

4-H Clubs & Affiliated 4-H Organizations: Explore 4-H Afterschool Fun | $13,000     
4-H Friday Friends

Blanchard Area Seniors Incorporated | $6,000        
Enhancement of Art Programs at the Blanchard Community Center

Bonner Community Food Center, Inc | $13,000      
Healthy Cuisine in 2016!

Bonner Partners in Care Clinic | $15,000  
North Idaho Crisis Services

Bonner Soil and Water Conservation District | $2,000  
2017 Pend Oreille Water Festival

Community Cancer Services | $12,500    
Enriched Recovery Program

Eureka Institute | $19,300    
Constructive Basics Initiative

First Judicial District CASA Program | $10,200  
COEUR d'CASA

Friends of Scotchman Peaks Wilderness | $4,000          
FSPW Bonner County Trails, Stewardship, Education and Outreach Program

Friends of the Shelter (dba Panhandle Animal Shelter) | $10,000        
Owner Intervention Program

Gizmo-CDA, INC | $15,000  
Gizmo2Xtremes

Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation | $15,000    
Round Lake Stewardship Trail Project

Inland Northwest Land Conservancy | $3,000    
Land Conservation in Bonner County

Kaniksu Land Trust | $13,000        
Environmental Education Initiative

Lake Pend Oreille Waterkeeper | $20,000
Protecting and Preserving Swimmable, Fishable and Drinkable Waters for Future Generations of North Idahoans

Music Conservatory of Sandpoint | $13,500   
Music Matters-Community Programs for Youth

Panhandle Alliance for Education | $30,000        
District Writing Program

Priest River Ministries | 13,000      
Expanding Services

Sandpoint Community Resource Center | $4,600
SPIN Program (Service Provider Information Network)

Sandpoint High School Model United Nations | $10,000
SHS Model United Nations

Sandpoint Nordic Club, Inc | $20,000        
Nordic Grooming Equipment Capital Campaign

Selkirk Outdoor Leadership & Education (SOLE), Inc | $10,000
SnowSchool Experience Program Expansion

Team Autism 24/7 | $2,000  
Team Autism 24/7

Trinity Lutheran Church | $12,000
Boundary County Backpack program

Underground Kindness | $5,000    
Underground Kindness Program Expansion

Village Green Project | $30,000        
Lake Pend Oreille Book Trust Program

Selkirk Conservation Alliance | $4,465      
Priest Lake Water Monitoring

Community Strategies Grant Program R2/FY16
May 13, 2016

Active4Youth | $27,000
Active4Youth Elementary Cross Country Program

Artisans Center at the Dahmen Barn | $6,989
Culinary Art Education  

At the Core | $25,000
At The Core       

Backyard Harvest, Inc. | $20,000
Outreach and Development  

Blessings Under the Bridge | $12,000
Building Facility

Blue Mountain Counseling of Columbia County | $5,000
Summer Youth Program              

Bonner Soil & Water Conservation District | $3,000
2017 Pend Oreille Water Festival

Boys & Girls Club of Kootenai County | $23,750
Teen Director   

College Success Foundation | $10,000
College Career Exploration

Colville Community Senior Center | $8,444
Colville Community Senior Center Maintenance               

Communities in Schools of Spokane County | $11,250
Transition Specialist/Site Coordinator, Rogers HS              

Community Action Center | $25,460
CAC Food Bank Garden Program              

Corbin Senior Activity Center | $25,000
Elevator Installation       

CYT Spokane | $18,000
CYT Spokane Capital Improvements       

East Central Community Organization | $7,500
Community Focus on Nutrition

Families Together | $5,000
Parent Training with Follow Along Support

Family Promise of the Palouse | $18,000
Family Promise of the Palouse Operational Support        

Feed Spokane | $25,000
FeedSpokane   

First Judicial District CASA Program, Inc. | $25,500
COEUR d'CASA Child Sponsorship Program          

Gizmo-CDA, Inc | $25,960
Gizmo2Xtremes              

Greater Wallace Community Development Corp. | $6,000
Pulaski Tunnel Trail Improvements 2016               

Hospitality House | $18,000
Hospitality House Roofing Project           

Idaho Foodbank Warehouse, Inc. | $15,000
Mobile Pantry  

Institute for Public Policy / EWU | $4,975
Northeast Washington Trends  

Jannus, Inc. | $10,000
 Idaho Suicide Prevention           

Juliaetta-Kendrick Heritage Foundation | $7,700
Electrical Upgrade           

Lutherhaven Ministries | $27,000
Shoshone Cedargrove Center Renovation           

Mary Walker School District | $29,500
Personalized Education Project: K-3 Quickstart  

Nature Conservancy | $20,000
Conserving Boundary County Working Forests  

Northeast Community Center Association | $7,500
Expansion of Counseling Services for Youth        

Northwest Harvest | $4,000
Three Squares for Spokane        

Odyssey Youth Center | $25,500
LGBTQ Youth Health and Wellness          

Page Ahead Childrens Literacy Program | $5,000
Book Up Summer           

Palouse Choral Society | $2,500
Building a Regional Children's Choir         

Palouse Land Trust | $10,000
Conservation in the Palouse River Watershed   

Panhandle Alliance for Education Inc. | $7,500
READY! for Kindergarten             

Panhandle Animal Shelter | $17,150
Owner Intervention Program    

Pend Oreille Players Association | $10,000
"Next to Normal" Musical Theatre          

Post Falls Food Bank, Inc. | $10,000
Client Choice Market     

Priest River Animal Rescue | $6,630
Services for Low-Income and Senior Pet Owners             

Salmon River Senior Citizens, Inc. | $10,250
Nutrition Education and Eating Well on a Budget              

Sandpoint Community Resource Center | $16,250
SCRC Office Manager Paid Position         

Sierra Silver Mine Tour | $7,100
Manually retractable awnings for ticket office   

Sojourners' Alliance | $15,000
Latah Recovery Center 

Spokane Symphony Society | $30,000
Arts in Education             

St. Andrew's Episcopal Church | $5,000
Stone Soup Cafe             

St. Vincent de Paul North Idaho | $9,900
HELP Center Client Services          

Transitional Programs For Women | $30,000
Permanent Supportive Housing Construction    

Unemployment Law Project | $30,000
Veterans Unemployment Assistance Outreach 

Union Gospel Mission Association of Spokane | $30,000
UGM Center for Women and Children  

Whitman County Humane Society | $2,536
New Washing Machine and Dryer           

Women's & Children's Free Restaurant | $30,000
Core Mission Program Support 

Woodland Productions | $27,211
New Heating and Cooling System            

YFA Connections | $25,000
YouthREACH     

YWCA of Spokane | $30,000
Women’s Opportunity Center   

Community Strategies Grant Program R1/FY16
December 11, 2015

Inland Northwest Community Foundation has awarded over $698,000 through the recent Community Strategies Grant Program. Grants ranging between $1,000 and $30,000 will support these organizations and programs:

Angels Over Sandpoint | $5,000
Back to School

Animal Allies of Idaho, Inc | $10,000
INWCF Spay-Neuter Fund

Arts Alliance, Inc. dba Creations for Sandpoint | $29,930
Creations Mobile

Benewah County Humane Society | $20,000
Community Cat Program

Christ Clinic | $10,000
Sustaining Our Impact

Circles of Caring Adult Day Health Foundation | $30,000
Life Enrichment Coordinator staff position

City Gate Fellowship | $12,000
Services for People Experiencing Poverty and Homelessness

Clearwater Community Concert Association | $5,000
Clearwater Community Concert Association Concert Season 2015-16

Connoisseur Concerts | $5,000
Northwest Bach Festival & Series

Covenant United Methodist Church | $3,111
Bubble Wrap Mats and Blankets for the Unsheltered Homeless

Davenport Theatrical | $5,000
Guest Artist program - BIG FISH

Eastern Washington University | $15,000
2016 Get Lit! Festival

First Tee of the Inland Northwest | $15,000
The First Tee 3-Hole Junior Course

Friends of Whitman County Library | $20,000
The Center: interior renovation

Global Neighborhood | $10,000
Pathway to Employment for Former-Refugees

Hearth Homes | $30,000
Bridge Fund: Intensive Life Skills

Idaho Youth Ranch/Anchor House | $25,000
Anchor House, a family counseling and support center in Coeur d'Alene

Inland NW Baby | $4,250
INWB + CHAS Community Diaper Cupboards

Latah Trail Foundation | $30,000
Latah Trail Extension

Lutheran Community Services Northwest | $26,987
Commercially Sexually Exploited Children In Spokane

Millwood Community Presbyterian Church | $10,000
Millwood Site-Based Afterschool Mentoring Project

Mining Heritage Exhibition, Inc. | $10,000
Interpretative Signage

Mobius | $10,000
Operational Funds

Newport Hospital and Health Services Foundation | $10,000
Healthy Kids Snack Bags

North Idaho Family Group, Inc. | $3,000
Community Resources/Services Directory

North Idaho Violence Prevention Program | $30,000
North Idaho Children's Advocacy Center

Northeast Washington Community Radio Guild | $30,000
Stevens County - KCHW power increase

Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture (MAC) | $10,000
Youth Education Program Expansion

Opera Coeur d'Alene | $2,000
Opera-tunities: Elementary School Outreach Program

Our Place Community Ministries | $12,000
General Operation and Program Support

Palouse Habitat for Humanity, Inc. | $15,000
Replacement Box Truck for Donation Collection

Priest River Ministries | $10,000
Operating Support

Ronald McDonald House Charities | $3,000
Ronald McDonald House "Share-A-Night" Program

Shoshone County Community Concert Association | $2,500
2015-2016 concert season

Shoshone County Mining & Smelting Museum | $20,000
Replace boiler for heating system

Shoshone County Women's Resource Center | $17,000
Shoshone County Crisis and Resource Center/Expansion Project

Specialized Needs Recreation | $5,000
Camp All Stars

Spokane Area Workforce Development Council | $13,000
Preparing Tomorrow's Workforce

Spokane Parks Foundation | $1,500
Make A Splash In A Kid's Life

Terrain Programs | $30,000
Terrain Visual and Performing Arts Space

The Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation | $25,000
The Adaptive Field at Mission Park

The Pearl Theater, Inc. | $7,930
Emerging Artist Program Support

The Salvation Army of Spokane | $20,000
Stepping Stones Transitional Housing Program

The Washington, Idaho & Montana Railway History Preservation Grp | $24,900
Community Strategies Grant Program/Potlatch Depot - Phase IV B - Business Incubator

University of Idaho Foundation | $5,000
Auditorium Chamber Music Series Youth Outreach Program

Vanessa Behan Crisis Nursery | $15,000
Family Case Management System Conversion

Washington Nonprofits | $15,000
Inland Northwest Conference for the Greater Good

West Central Community Development Organization | $30,000
Vehicle Enclosure Capital Project

Rapid Reponse to Poverty Grant Program

Inland Northwest Community Foundation has awarded $40,000 through the recent Rapid Response to Poverty Grant Program. Grants ranging between $1,500 and $5,000 will support these organizations and programs:

 

Blue Mountain Counseling of Columbia County | $5,000
Summer Youth Program              

Chewelah Faith Resources Group | $3,000
Extending Summer Lunch Program to School-Age Children in Chewelah

Community Action Center | $5,000
Food Bank Garden         

Horse Heritage Educational Program | $4,000
Girl Power          

LaCrosse Community Outreach Center| $1,900
Operating Expenses      

Othello Food Bank | $1,800        
Capital Equipment Replacement              

Rotary First Harvest | $1,700
Harvest Against Hunger               

Spokane Housing Ventures | $4,400       
SHV Supplemental Produce Project        

The Backyard Harvest, Inc. | $5,000        
Community Orchard: Asotin County Expansion 

Volunteer Food & Resource Center dba Colville Food Bank | $3,200        
Food Bank Furnace Project         

Youth Emergency Services | $5,000        
Youth Emergency Services Operating Expenses

 

4-H Clubs & Affiliated 4-H Organizations: Explore 4-H Afterschool Fun | $13,000     
4-H Friday Friends

Blanchard Area Seniors Incorporated        | $6,000         

Enhancement of Art Programs at the Blanchard Community Center

Bonner Community Food Center, Inc        | $13,000       

Healthy Cuisine in 2016!

Bonner Partners in Care Clinic | $15,000  

North Idaho Crisis Services

Bonner Soil and Water Conservation District | $2,000     

2017 Pend Oreille Water Festival

Community Cancer Services | $12,500       

Enriched Recovery Program

Eureka Institute | $19,300    

Constructive Basics Initiative

First Judicial District CASA Program | $10,200   

COEUR d'CASA

Friends of Scotchman Peaks Wilderness | $4,000 

FSPW Bonner County Trails, Stewardship, Education and Outreach Program

Friends of the Shelter (dba Panhandle Animal Shelter) | $10,000           

Owner Intervention Program

Gizmo-CDA, INC | $15,000

Gizmo2Xtremes

Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation | $15,000     

Round Lake Stewardship Trail Project

Inland Northwest Land Conservancy | $3,000      

Land Conservation in Bonner County

Kaniksu Land Trust | $13,000        

Environmental Education Initiative

Lake Pend Oreille Waterkeeper | $20,000 

Protecting and Preserving Swimmable, Fishable and Drinkable Waters for Future Generations of North Idahoans

Music Conservatory of Sandpoint | $13,500          

Music Matters-Community Programs for Youth

Panhandle Alliance for Education | $30,000          

District Writing Program

Priest River Ministries | 13,000       

Expanding Services

Sandpoint Community Resource Center | $4,600 

SPIN Program (Service Provider Information Network)

Sandpoint High School Model United Nations | $10,000  

SHS Model United Nations

Sandpoint Nordic Club, Inc | $20,000        

Nordic Grooming Equipment Capital Campaign

Selkirk Outdoor Leadership & Education (SOLE), Inc | $10,000           

SnowSchool Experience Program Expansion

Team Autism 24/7 | $2,000  

Team Autism 24/7

Trinity Lutheran Church | $12,000

Boundary County Backpack program

Underground Kindness | $5,000     

Underground Kindness Program Expansion

Village Green Project           | $30,000        

Lake Pend Oreille Book Trust Program

Selkirk Conservation Alliance | $4,465       

Priest Lake Water Monitoring

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