Idaho Grants and Foundations

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Denise Elizabeth
Denise Elizabeth
Senior Financial Editor & Writer

Date Published: February 23, 2021

Avista Foundation

The Avista Foundation, a community investment program of Avista Utilities, provides funding to non–profit organizations addressing the needs of communities and citizens served by Avista Utilities in eastern Washington, northern Idaho, portions of sourthern Oregon, as well as Sanders County, Montana. Focus areas: education “ supports K–12 education particularly in the fields of science, math and technology; and higher education including…

B.W. Bastian Foundation

The B.W. Bastian Foundation strives to build community and understanding by supporting local and national institutions. Financial support is directed at educational outreach, cultural and HIV/Aids programs. A strong commitment is placed on programs and organizations that benefit, encourage, and preserve the rights of individuals and promote equality for the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender community. Primarily, we fund in the Intermountain West regio…

Bank of the West - AZ, CA, CO, ID, KS, MN, MO, NV, NM, ND, OK, OR, SD, UT,...

The mission of the Bank’s Charitable Contributions Program is to help meet the needs of the communities we serve by supporting nonprofit organizations dedicated to improving quality of life, particularly for low– and moderate–income individuals and communities. The Bank will consider requests for contributions from nonprofit organizations that qualify under the following charitable giving categories: Community and Economic Development, Edu…

Bullitt Foundation

The Bullitt Foundation has substantially refined its funding focus, geographic priorities, approach to grant making, and operations. Where once the Foundation endeavored to cover the full range of environmental issues in the Pacific Northwest, it now will concentrate on urban issues, business and technology, ecosystem services and planning, and civic engagement. While the overall geographic region of interest remains the same, the Foundation will focus the…

Campion Foundation

The Foundation mission is to leverage foundation resources for the greatest possible impact in protecting pristine wilderness areas in Washington, Idaho, Montana, Alaska and western Canada; ending homelessness in Washington state; and strengthening the nonprofit community. Geographic Focus: AK, ID, MT, WA, and Western Canada.

Carr Foundation

The Gregory C. Carr Foundation is a non–profit organization whose program activities are dedicated to the environment, human rights and the arts. The Foundation has established a variety of programs in the US and Internationally. We now focus our efforts in Southern Africa where we are teaming with the government of Mozambique to protect and restore Gorongosa National Park and to ensure the wellbeing of the communities living near the park.

Charlotte Martin Foundation

The Charlotte Martin Foundation, a private independent foundation established in 1987, operates in the states of Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana and Alaska. The Foundation is dedicated to enriching the lives of youth in the areas of athletics, culture, and education and also to preserving and protecting wildlife and habitat. Our two areas of focus “ youth and wildlife “ were established by our founder, Charlotte Yeoman Martin, during her…

Claude R. and Ethel B. Whittenberger Foundation

The Whittenberger Foundation currently gives priority to innovative and enriching projects which significantly improve the quality of life for children and young people. The Foundation’s areas of interest relating to children and young people are education, arts and culture, health, social welfare, recreation and the environment. Geographical focus area Idaho.

Community Foundation for the Inland Northwest

The Community Foundation for the Inland Northwest serves 10 counties in Eastern Washington and 10 counties in North Idaho. Our services help people who care about our region meet their charitable goals. Areas of funding interest include arts and culture, education, environmental preservation, community/economic development and human services. The Foundation awards grants to programs benefitting 20 counties that comprise Eastern Washington and North Idaho….

Dell Foundation

The Foundation supports a wide range of programs that benefit children newborn to 18 years of age in Dell’s principle US locations, and welcomes proposals from non–profit organizations that address the health and human services, the education, and the technology access for youth.

Equinox Foundation

The Equinox Foundation is partnering with Inland Northwest Community Foundation to provide a grant program for the benefit of the communities in Bonner and Boundary Counties of North Idaho. This family foundation was founded on the values of wisdom, integrity and environmental stewardship. It is the Equinox Foundation’s mission to protect the natural assets of this region and to support ecologically sustainable solutions for growth and development. It…

Fred Meyer Foundation - OR, WA, AK, ID

The Fred Meyer Foundation is dedicated to enriching the quality of life in the communities where Fred Meyer stores operate and where our customers and associates live and work. We are guided by the belief that corporate citizenship is an essential component of our relationship with our customers and is our responsibility as a member of the communities of Oregon, Washington, Alaska and Idaho. The Fred Meyer Foundation focuses grants on organizations that wo…

Fred Meyer Fund - AK, ID, OR, WA

Thanks to generous Customers and Associates, the Fred Meyer Fund is able to help support many organizations that strengthen and enhance our communities. Most Fred Meyer sponsorships are awarded to organizations and events that promote diversity and inclusiveness, environmental and conservation efforts, youth development or hunger reduction. Geographical focus areas include Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, Washington.

Fund for Idaho

Fund for Idaho is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit grant–making foundation created by activists to help to build a civil, just and sustainable Idaho. Idaho is blessed with natural beauty, an independent western culture, and abundant resources, yet we are part of a changing world. Like any other place on earth, we experience poverty, violence, injustice and environmental degradation.

Gibney Family Foundation - AZ, CA, CT, FL, ID, MA, ME, NH, NY, OR, VT, UT,...

The Gibney Family Foundation provides grants to non–profit organizations, within the scope of our influence, which can demonstrate an outstanding ability to empower those who are challenged, particularly the Blind, in their quest to live happier more productive lives. Even though the Foundation does not accept unsolicited grant proposals at this time, we are interested in discovering, working with, and supporting the most effective non–profit o…

Grants Fundraising.com

Grants Fundraising.com’s purpose is to help spread the word about grants programs initiatives and fundraising opportunities from foundations, 501c3 non–profits organizations and private sector sources by posting those initiatives on our site. If your organization, foundation or fundraising company has grants opportunities and you are looking to spread the word about it we invite you to contact us about it so we may be able to post your grant ini…

Hemingway Foundation

The Hemingway Foundation was founded in 1987 by Richard K. and Shirley Stranquist Hemingway to fund charitable projects in their areas of interest in Utah and Idaho. During Richard and Shirley’s lives, their major interests were the arts, education, cultural activities, and the betterment of our communities.

Idaho Community Foundation

The mission of the Idaho Community Foundation is to “enrich the quality of life throughout Idaho.” Grants are awarded through the Regional Grant Cycle for a wide range of organizations and for a wide range of projects consistent with that mission. Grants are made to fund activities, services, and projects of established organizations, as well as to provide assistance for new organizations to fill unmet and/or emerging community needs. Through t…

Idaho Women's Foundation

The mission of the Idaho Women’s Charitable Foundation’s Pooled Grant Program is to research and nominate proposals for the ballot that best meet the criteria of the Idaho Women’s Charitable Foundation. A committee of members manages the annual pooled grant program. IWCF funds nonprofit 501(c)(3) organizations serving southwestern Idaho. The guiding principle will be to select projects that because of their existence will make a significant…

J. A. & Kathryn Albertson Foundation

The J.A. & Kathryn Albertson Foundation engages in programs and proactive initiatives to improve education in Idaho, K–12. Participants in our intiatives and programs are selected either through a Request for Proposal process or by invitation.

John William Jackson Fund

The John William Jackson Fund was established in memory of John Jackson in 2000 by friends and family, including Marcus and Pat Meier of Monti Antico, Italy, and Bill and Jackie Jackson of Boise, Idaho. Since the Fund’s inception, we have granted over $123,000 to Idaho organizations. In support of our mission, we: Supply musical instruments to Idaho schools and school districts, Introduce children to music and opera, Provide scholarships to deserving…

KeyBank Foundation - AK, CO, ID, IN, KY, ME, MI, NY, OH, OR, UT, VT, WA

The KeyBank Foundation, through its civic programs, corporate contributions, and volunteerism supports organizations that foster economic self–sufficiency, principally where KeyBank operates. Funding Priorities: Financial Education Workforce Development, Diversity. Types of Support: Grants – Supporting programs fostering economic self–sufficiency at many types of nonprofit organizations; Sponsorships – Partnering with nonprofit orga…

Kongsgaard-Goldman Foundation

The Kongsgaard–Goldman Foundation is a small, private foundation formed in 1988. The Foundation provides support to a wide range of nonprofit organizations in the Pacific Northwest (Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Alaska, Montana and British Columbia, Canada). Within the program areas of human rights, civic development, environmental protection and restoration, and the arts and humanities, the Foundation favors projects reflecting a deep and broad level o…

Latah County Community Foundation

The Latah County Community Foundation is dedicated to improving the quality of life of the citizens of Latah County, through the accumulation, management, and disbursement of charitable donations of programs or projects associated with education, human services, environment, health youth services, civic improvement, the arts and various other charitable interests.

Lazar Foundation

The Lazar Foundation is dedicated to funding innovative and strategic projects that protect the environment in the Pacific Northwest: Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington.

M. J. Murdock Charitable Trust

The Trust’s mission is to enrich the quality of life in the Pacific Northwest by providing grants and enrichment programs to organizations seeking to strengthen the region’s educational, spiritual, and cultural base in creative and sustainable ways. In addition to a special interest in education and scientific research, the Trust partners with a wide variety of organizations that serve the arts, public affairs, health and medicine, human services…

Maki Foundation - Environment - NM, CO, UT, ID, WY, MT

The Maki Foundation, established in 1981, makes grants for environmental protection in the western United States. In particular, the foundation is concerned with protection and preservation of the Rocky Mountain West’s remaining wild lands, rivers, and wilderness, as well as the wildlife that depends on these lands. The Maki Foundation’s geographic area of interest includes New Mexico, Colorado, Utah, Idaho, Wyoming, and Montana.

Micron Foundation

Endowed with gifts from Micron Technology, Inc., the Micron Foundation’s mission is to develop effective programs that promote math, science, and engineering education; and to participate in activities that address the priorities and concerns of the communities where Micron employees live and work. Outreach, grants, innovation, and collaboration are key elements in reaching our goals. For community and K–12 grants, you must be located in a manuf…

Paul G. Allen Family Foundation

The mission of the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation is to transform individual lives and strengthen communities by fostering innovation, creating knowledge, and promoting social progress. Areas of funding interest include: Arts & Culture, Community Development and Social Change, Innovations in Science and Technology, Youth Engagement. The Paul G. Allen Family Foundation accepts letters of inquiry from eligible organizations located in, or serving popula…

Pride Foundation

Pride Foundation inspires a culture of generosity that connects and strengthens Northwest organizations, leaders, and students who are creating lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer equality. We fund non–profit organizations based in Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington. All of Pride Foundation’s granting decisions are made by volunteers knowledgeable in their community’s needs. We fund non–profit organizations based…

Qwest Foundation

The Qwest Foundation is dedicated to enriching the lives of customers and the communities we serve. The Foundation awards grants that generate high impact and measurable results through community–based programs, including K–12 education and economic development. We encourage you to learn more about the Foundation and request funding for your program. The primary geographic area of interest for Qwest is our 14–state region, including Minne…

Regence Foundation

The Regence Foundation is the corporate foundation of The Regence Group, a not–for–profit independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association. We are committed to transforming health care and improving end–of–life care in collaborative and innovative ways. Specifically, we provide grants to aid nonprofit organizations serving communities throughout Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Utah.

Rocky Mountain Power Foundation - UT, WY, ID

The Rocky Mountain Power Foundation is the philanthropic arm of Rocky Mountain Power. Our mission, through our charitable investments, is to support the growth and vitality of our communities. The Foundation awards grants to nonprofit organizations in the categories of education; civic and community betterment; culture and arts; and health, welfare and social services.

Steele-Reese Foundation

The Steele–Reese Foundation, a trust for charitable purposes, makes grants to charitable organizations operating in the western states of Idaho and Montana, and in the southern Appalachian mountain region of eastern Kentucky. The Foundation supports projects in education, health, social welfare, the humanities, and the environment. Applications from organizations operating outside of these regional or programming areas will not be eligible for fundin…

SUPERVALU Foundation

The SUPERVALU Foundation manages giving at the corporate level and focuses on supporting national causes and giving in the state of Minnesota and in Idaho’s Treasure Valley corporate offices are located. The Foundation focuses its giving in the following areas: Hunger Relief, Health and Nutrition, Environmental Stewardship.

Tidwell Idaho Foundation

The Tidwell Idaho Foundation is a small family foundation which is interested in three areas of funding: prevention of child abuse in Idaho, rural economic development through renewable energy and conservation, and education in Blaine County. The foundation funds preselected organizations in the grant areas of rural economic development and education, however the foundation welcomes grant proposals in the area of child abuse prevention.

Whitney Foundation - Fresno, CA, UT, ID

The purpose of The Whitney Foundation is to help fund and supplement those educational, health, and housing projects that bring about positive change in people’s lives in Fresno County, California, the states of Utah and Idaho, and other areas.

Wood River Womens Charitable Foundation

The mission of the Wood River Women’s Charitable Foundation is to inspire and educate women to become leaders in philanthropy while bringing significant, positive change to the community by pooling our members’ resources. The Foundation selects projects for funding that reflect the breadth of its membership’s interest. This includes Economic and Basic Needs, Education, Environment and Health; Cultural Arts, Recreation and any other areas of…