The Idaho Community Foundation has announced several grants given to North Idaho public service agencies.
This year’s recipients were selected from among 72 applications from the region requesting $253,924 in grants.
Recommendations were made by a regional advisory board whose members are: Bobbie Huguenin, Sandpoint; Colleen Mahoney, Lewiston; Bill McCann Jr., Lewiston; JoAnn Thompson, Moscow; Carmelita Spencer, Grangeville; Nancy Sue Wallace, Coeur d’Alene; and Stan Wood, Coeur d’Alene.
Grants presented to area non-profit groups include:
Benewah County Crisis Line - $1,500.
Gaia Foundation, Sandpoint - $1,000.
Anchor House, Coeur d’Alene - $595.
Interlink, Inc., Lapwai - $1,500.
Kellogg Public Library - $980.
Kooskia Revitalization - $1,000.
Lewis County Historical Society - $1,600.
Memorial Community Center, Inc., Hope - $2,500.
North Bend Volunteer Fire District, Bonners Ferry $2,500.
Northern Pacific Railroad Museum - $640.
Northwest Children’s Home, Lewiston - $840.
Plummer/Worley Friends of the Library, Inc. - $1,800.
Second Judicial District CASA Program, Inc. - $1,090.
Silver Valley Habitat for Humanity - $1,000.
Wallace District Mining Museum - $775.
Youth Help Line, Inc., Coeur d’Alene - $500.
The Idaho Community Foundation is a statewide, tax-exempt non-profit organization. It attracts assets from a wide range of donors within and outside the state.
Returns from the foundation’s endowment are distributed to charitable organizations as grants aimed at improving the quality of life in Idaho’s communities.