Why I Give
Why I Give

April 1, 2015
Mike and Jan McBride carry on a family legacy of giving.
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 ICF News

You’re invited to the Southwest Idaho Annual Luncheon
ICF will hold its 26th Annual Southwest Idaho Luncheon on Wednesday, May 13 from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at the Boise Centre. The keynote speaker will be Samuel D. Hunter, an Idaho native and playwright who received a MacArthur Foundation Grant, also known as a “Genius Grant,” in 2014. The Treasure Valley YMCA will receive the Friend of the Foundation award and the audience will vote to decide which of three local nonprofits will receive a $2,000 On The Spot Grant. Seats are $60, tables of 10 are $580 and $680. Click here to register.

ICF President and CEO Bob Hoover announces retirement
ICF President and CEO Bob Hoover announced he will retire by March 2016 after more than five years of leading ICF.  Click Here for more information.





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The Idaho Future Fund
The Idaho Future Fund is now accepting applications for grants of $10,000 to $20,000 for preschool scholarships, charter schools, public schools and public school libraries.

Grants are available in:

The north Idaho counties of Benewah, Bonner, Boundary, Clearwater, Idaho, Kootenai, Latah, Lewis, Nez Perce and Shoshone. Deadline to apply is April 15.

For more information, Click Here.

Bonner County Fund for Arts Enhancement
The Bonner County Fund for Arts Enhancement is seeking grant requests for projects that demonstrate how the arts encourage creative and critical thinking, stimulate economic vitality and enhance the quality of life in a community.

Grants up to $2,500 will be considered. Grant requests will only be considered from Bonner County. For guidelines Click Here or to apply Click Here. Deadline to apply is April 30.

F.M., Anne G., and Beverly B. Bistline Foundation Fund
The F.M., Anne G., and Beverly B. Bistline Foundation Fund in ICF is accepting applications until May 1 for projects related to the arts in the southeast Idaho counties of Bannock, Bingham, Bear Lake, Caribou, Franklin, Oneida and Power. Grants may fall under two categories:

  • Supporting arts activities that will provide entertainment or art-related education to the general public.

  • Supporting the education, skills training, performance, or display opportunities for local artists.

For more information about eligibility and to apply, Click Here.