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Grants to Idaho Nonprofits, Public Schools, and Agencies for Projects and Programs that Celebrate Diversity and Advance Human Rights

Bonner County Human Rights Task Force (BCHRTF) Fund


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Geographic Focus
USA: Idaho: Bonner County

Important Dates
Deadline: 04/30/23 Save

Grant Description
Grants of up to $8,000 to Idaho nonprofit organizations, public educational institutions, government agencies, and libraries in eligible locations for projects and programs that celebrate diversity and advance human rights. Funding is for education, information, and activities that reflect the ideal that everyone is equal under federal and state laws and constitutions. Eligible applicants are located in Bonner County.

The advisors to the BCHRTF funds will consider grant requests 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
  • Focus on providing information, education, and programs designed to increase awareness of the importance of nondiscrimination and elimination of prejudice and/or harassment
  • 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

Less preferred projects include:

  • Capital projects
  • Staffing expenses
  • Travel for individuals
  • Attendance at conferences


Additional Eligibility Criteria
Eligibility for Funding Consideration:
Organizations and entities located in Bonner County that meet one of the three following criteria:
- Organizations with a 501c3 nonprofit 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

Pre-Application Information
Deadline: April 30

Anticipated Award Notification Date: May-June

Estimated Size of Grant
Grant requests up to $8,000 will be considered.

Contact Information
Online application portal:

For questions, please email or call (208)342-3535.

Idaho Community Foundation
210 West State Street
Boise, ID 83702

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