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With $70 million in giving, the Inland Northwest Community Foundation changing name to ‘Innovia’

The Inland Northwest Community Foundation has a new name: Innovia. The rebranding is part of an effort to better tell the story of the foundation, which has given away $70 …

UPDATED: Fri., June 8, 2018

Lady power: How volunteer housewives helped build Spokane’s community foundation

Co-founder of community foundation reflects on a four-decade legacy built by young women volunteers.

UPDATED: Tue., June 5, 2018

Shelly O’Quinn outlines vision for making a difference through charity

As CEO of one of the region’s largest charities, O’Quinn gets to do the sorts of things most elected officials can only dream about.

UPDATED: Thu., March 22, 2018

HUB Sports Center on track to purchase its building for $3.2 million, thanks to anonymous donor and capital campaign

The HUB Sports Center is purchasing its building for $3.2 million, thanks to an anonymous donor’s help and a five-year capital campaign.

UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 12, 2018

Othello rancher leaves millions to benefit Eastern Washington causes, including health care, wildlife

During the past four decades, on the outskirts of Othello, a quiet bachelor built a small fortune raising cattle. Today the millions of dollars William Crosetto earned from ranching and …

Mark Hurtubise: Community foundations find power in collaboration

It was by entering into community partnerships that INWCF found a proactive, collaborative model capable of producing far greater results than the historical reactive approach to grant-making.

UPDATED: Fri., March 17, 2017

Dr. Richard Stacey, the Spokane doctor who shut down the city after Mount St. Helens erupted, dies

When volcanic ash blanketed Spokane after Mount St. Helens’ 1980 eruption, Dr. Richard Stacey was instrumental in shutting down Spokane to protect people’s lungs. The longtime Rockwood Clinic physician and …

Helen Stowell ‘lived like a pauper’ but left $3 million to Inland Northwest Community Foundation

When Helen F. Stowell, the last survivor of a pioneer Spokane family, died in the summer of 2015 at 93, hardly anyone knew she was wealthy. A few more do …

Spokane foundations learning how to multiple money

By coordinating efforts, dollars go further, and attract more contributions.

Shalom Ministries launching development program for homeless

Cold. Hungry. Homeless. January can be a cruel month for the hundreds of people living on the streets of Spokane as the holiday bliss passes and winter settles in.

Here’s the Dirt: Church buys ex-Kia building

Cornerstone Pentecostal Church is converting the former Kia of Spokane showroom and dealership into its new church. The dealership, at 21326 E. Mission, was owned by Sydney and Arlene Kane, …

Education Notes: Cheney, EWU team up for volleyball camps

Cheney High School and Eastern Washington University are teaming up to offer volleyball camps next week. EWU volleyball players will work with high school students from 9 a.m. to noon …

A final $1 million gift will help children in need

When Spokane businessman James W. Crow died last year, he left a million-dollar legacy that will help thousands of children. It was a quiet act of generosity from a man …

Foundation to manage funds for children

The Inland Northwest Community Foundation will manage a million-dollar endowment benefiting children on behalf of The Exchange Club of Downtown Spokane. The foundation will manage four funds with more than …

Young artists brighten underpasses with vibrant murals

Not all art is found in galleries or museums. In fact, motorists and pedestrians who travel through the railroad underpass on Fourth Avenue, east of Sunset Boulevard, have a visual …

Estate of grace

Roger Crawford and his wife, Mona, are both 76. The college sweethearts have been married 57 years. They built two well-known Spokane businesses, Thermoguard Insulation Co. and Thermoguard Equipment Inc.

Foundation council formed

Nine North Idaho business and community leaders will help determine how to use grants and charitable gifts generated through the Inland Northwest Community Foundation. The newly formed North Idaho Partnership …

INCF grants boost community programs

The Inland Northwest Community Foundation recently announced the distribution of $392,000 in grants to 24 Inland Northwest organizations ranging from $1,600 to $45,000. Grants were awarded to programs in the …

Grants boost community programs

The Inland Northwest Community Foundation recently announced the distribution of $392,000 in grants to 24 Inland Northwest organizations ranging from $1,600 to $45,000. Grants were awarded to programs in the …