Military veterans fund grant cycle now open
Applications are now being accepted by the Junior Garnier and Bud Ashford Military Veterans Fund for programs and services for veterans in Bonner and Boundary counties. Deadline to apply is Jan. 15. Click to see guidelines or to apply.
Applications may be handwritten and mail to ICF, 210 W. State St., Boise, ID 83702, or submitted via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Late applications will not be considered.
Veterans' organizations including American Legion posts, Disabled American Veterans chapters, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States posts, Vietnam Veterans of America chapters, and Marine Corps League detachments are eligible. Grants range is size from $250 to $1,500 and must be used for a charitable purpose.
Preference will be given to veterans' organizations that provide:
Food, firewood, and/or emergency relief such as rent and utility assistance to meet basic needs
Medical equipment distribution/lending
Outreach to homeless veterans or other veterans not currently utilizing services
The Junior Garnier and Bud Ashford Military Veterans Fund was created in 2010 by Marti (Garnier) Ashford and Jim Ashford of Sandpoint in honor of thier fathers.
Northern Region Competitive Grant Cycle now open
The ICF grant cycle is open for the north Idaho counties of Benewah, Bonner, Boundary, Clearwater, Idaho, Kootenai, Latah, Lewis, Nez Perce and Shoshone. Deadline to apply is Jan. 15.
In the 2012-13 grant cycle, ICF awarded more than $152,000 to 68 organizations in north Idaho, nearly doubling the amount awarded in the 2011-12 grant cycle thanks to major gifts from an anonymous donor and from the Gladys E. Langroise Advised Fund in ICF
Eligible organizations may apply for up to $5,000. Individuals are not eligible for the regional grant program. Grant areas include, but are not limited to:
Arts and culture
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