Foundation / Corporation
Idaho Community Foundation (ICF) - Ifft Foundation Fund
03/15/18 11:59 MST
Grants of up to $10,000 to Southeastern Idaho nonprofits and governmental agencies or departments, including public educational institutions, for community beautification and public recreation projects in eligible counties. These grants are open to organizations from Bannock, Bear Lake, Bingham, Caribou, Franklin, Oneida and Power Counties.
The advisors to the Fund will consider grant requests for activities and projects that:
- Benefit community beautification and public recreation in Southeastern Idaho with primary emphasis on landscaping and beautification projects.
- Benefit education, history and the arts in Southeastern Idaho
- Improve the quality of public life in Southeastern Idaho
GrantWatch ID#: 170764
Grants of up to $5,000 each will be considered, with the exception of landscaping and beautification grants, which will be considered up to $10,000.
- Tax-exempt organizations with current 501c3 nonprofit status under IRS Code Section 170
- Governmental agencies or departments, including public educational institutions
The Ifft Foundation Fund in ICF will occasionally fund projects initiated by organizations that do not have current federal tax-exempt status. However, the organization must secure a federally qualified tax-exempt fiscal sponsor. Please contact ICF for additional information.
Applications will only be accepted for projects that benefit the following Southeastern Idaho Counties: Oneida, Bear Lake, Caribou, Franklin, Power, Bingham and Bannock.
Proposals ineligible for funding include:
- Projects that benefit a private individual
- Projects located on private property
- Requests for salaries, benefits, operating expenses, or general organizational budget items
- Requests for funds to be used to purchase real property
- General Labor for landscaping and beautification projects. (Some specialized labor such as installation of carpet for a senior citizens center as part of a bid for materials and installation is acceptable.)
- Fee based services such as administrative, professional, architectural, or consulting fees
- Printing or development of written informational materials such as brochures, booklets, leaflets, etc.
- Funding requests from private schools and churches.
- Public school program or equipment funding with the exception of landscaping and public use auditorium improvements.
Click on the link in the Supporting Documents section below to access the Guidelines.
- Spring Grant Cycle: Submitted online no later than March 15th.
- Fall Grant Cycle: Submitted online no later than August 15th.
Applications received after the deadline will be held and considered in the following grant cycle.
Selection and Notification:
Spring applicants are usually notified in May. Fall applicants are usually notified in October. Grant awards will be also be posted on the website at that time.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
USA: Idaho: Bannock, Bear Lake, Bingham, Caribou, Franklin, Oneida and Power Counties