Payette Public Library: Amphitheater for the Library $25,000

The Payette Public Library will build an amphitheater connected to the new library expansion. This will be used for library events as well as community events.

Family Advocates Program: Families First: Strengthening Families and Increasing School Readiness $25,000

This project prevents child abuse by matching 250 trained CASA volunteers with 650 foster children annually, creating a cadre of volunteers to conduct home visits with at risk families.

Organization Assisting the Homeless Student: Operation Treasure Valley $10,000

IWCF support will help OATHS expand from the Boise School District to 2500 homeless students of the Treasure Valley giving them a better chance of enjoying, succeeding in and staying in school.

The Peregrine Fund: Environmental Contaminants: What can we learn? $23,000

This new exhibit will educate visitors about how birds of prey provide early warning signs for identifying environmental threats to humans.

Boise Bicycle Project: Commuter Work and Ride Program $12,000

BBP’s “Work and Ride” program is designed to make it possible for adults and teens to receive bicycle repair, equipment and training to commute safely to work, school and essential daily activities.

Create Common Good: STIR Transforming Lives through Culinary Training $25,000

CCG prepares refugees for employment, while providing the community with gourmet food products and catering. IWCF funding will support self sufficiency programs for this vulnerable population through job placement in the foodservice industry.

Mercy Housing: NW Upcycled Playgrounds $25,000

This project creates two eco-friendly play spaces onsite of Mercy Housing NorthwestIdaho’s developments, engaging children of the low to moderate income properties they serve in the building process. All equipment will be recycled from waste materials.

Mountain Home Senior Center Inc: Mountain Home Senior Center $19,285

The Mountain Home Senior Citizens building was donated in 1984 by MHAFB. Consisting of 2 barracks, the building had all original amenities and needed better insulation, new windows, doors, and a new furnace.