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Bonner County Human Rights Task Force (BCHRTF) Fund

Grants to 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)

Deadline Date:

04/30/21

Description:

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

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

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 153378

Estimated Size of Grant:

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

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligible applicants:

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

Grants are limited only to those organizations or entities whose activities reflect commitment to the ideal that everyone is equal under our state and federal laws and constitution regardless of race, color, gender, religion, sexual orientation or disability.

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:

The deadline for applications is April 30.

Anticipated Award Notification Date: May - June

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: https://idcf.spectrumportal.net/ProposalApplicants/Application/0/39

If you have any questions or concerns regarding the application or the grants process, please contact Lisa Bearg (Lisa@idahocf.org), or call (208)342-3535.

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

North Idaho:
2101 Lakewood Drive, Suite 222
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814
Phone: 208-699-4249

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