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Bonner County Human Rights Task Force (BCHRTF) Fund

Grants to Bonner County, Idaho Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies
for Educational Programs that Promote Equality and Cultural Diversity

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Idaho Community Foundation (ICF) - Bonner County Human Rights Task Force (BCHRTF)

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Grants of up to $8,000 to Bonner County, Idaho nonprofit organizations, public schools, and agencies for educational programs designed to support human rights and oppose discrimination. Funding is intended for activities and projects that focus on community education programs that promote the racial, social, and cultural diversity that makes Bonner County a rich and worthwhile place to live.

Grant requests will be considered for activities and projects that:
- Affirm the American principles and ideals of the inviolable dignity and worth of each human being
- Promote community education on bias and prejudice in furtherance of positive human relations and cultural diversity
- Reach a broad segment of the community or school population
- Celebrate the value of racial, social and cultural diversity for the quality of life in Bonner County.
- Celebrate the value of racial, social, and cultural diversity for the quality of life in Bonner County.

Projects will be favored if they include the following features:
- Collaboration with other community groups
- Provision of matching of in-kind funds
- Project sustainability
- Meeting an urgent or ongoing community need
- Letters indicating community support.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 153378

Estimated Size of Grant:

Grants up to $8,000 will be considered. In extreme or emergency circumstances, this limit may be waived by the BCHRTF board of directors.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

- Organizations with a 501c3 non profit status under IRS code 170
- Public educational institutions
- Government entities including local governments and libraries

Occasionally the BCHRTF will fund projects initiated by organizations that do not have federal tax-exempt status. However, the organization must secure a federally qualified exempt sponsor.

Projects ineligible for funding include:
- Projects that benefit a private individual
- Routine operating expenses or benefits
- Fund raising projects
- Political activities or those designed to influence legislation
- Religious organizations for the sole purpose of furthering that religion
- Grants to individuals.

Less preferred project include:
- Capital funding
- Staffing expenses
- Travel for individuals
- Attendance at conferences.

Pre-Application Information:

Grant requests must be submitted by March 31, 2019.

Late or incomplete applications will not be considered. Grants outside the cycle will be considered in emergency cases. The BCHRTF board of directors will make this determination.

One application per organization will be accepted. However, individual educators are considered as “one organization,” allowing for more than one educator at a school to apply for a grant. Past grant recipients are welcome to apply and non-profit organizations may apply every year regardless of previous funding.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Apply online:

Lisa Bearg, Community Impact Assistant

Idaho Community Foundation
210 West State Street
Boise, ID 83702
Phone: 208-342-3535
Fax: 208-342-3577
Toll-free: 800-657-5357

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Idaho: Bonner County