Foundation / Corporation
Grants to Idaho nonprofit organizations, local government agencies, and school districts to benefit communities in the greater Eastern Idaho region. Priority will be given to enriching and innovative projects serving the public interest. The Foundation seeks to promote wellbeing and significantly enhance the quality of life for people throughout the region.
CHC Foundation grants funds toward the initiation, support, and furtherance of activities that enhance the social, cultural, and community service needs in its service area. The Foundation’s service area includes Bonneville, Northern Bingham, Butte, Clark, Eastern Custer, Fremont, Jefferson, Madison, Lemhi, and Teton Counties.
CHC Foundation looks for grant opportunities where its funds will make a critical difference.
GrantWatch ID#: 179366
CHC Foundation prefers to support one-time projects. It may consider longer term projects that demonstrate a potential for ongoing matching funds or operational funding independent of CHC Foundation funds.
Under the rules of the Internal Revenue Service, CHC Foundation makes grants only to publicly supported, tax-exempt, nonprofit organizations and institutions and public agencies.
CHC Foundation does not make grants directly to individuals.
To be eligible for support, applicants must have written confirmation from the Internal Revenue Service of tax-exempt status under Section 501(c)(3).
Cities, counties, and school districts are eligible if within the service area.
CHC Foundation does not make grants:
-To religious groups or churches
-To political or legislative action groups
-To national or interstate regional organizations. Exceptions may be made for a specific project or activity within the CHC Foundation service area
-To other charitable foundations
-To projects that are already completed
-For individual participation in trips, tours, workshops, contests, or competitions
-For specialized training
-For operating expenses of organizations (for example, salaries, fees, rents, and honorariums)
-For consumable items
-For annual fund drives
-For advertising charitable benefits
-For general activities not clearly linked to specific charitable objectives
-For projects that deliver basic educational services
-CHC Foundation DOES make grants for fixed material assets such as real estate, equipment, and machinery.
CHC Foundation reviews and makes grant selections semi-annually, in the spring and fall.
Grant applications must be received in the office by the deadline date, in order to be considered.
Grant applications for Spring, 2018 may be submitted after January 1, 2018. The deadline for submission will be February 28, 2018.
All grant applications will generally receive written notification of the grant request's disposition by June 1 for the spring session and November 1 for the fall session.
Deadlines are announced here:
About the CHC Foundation:
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Online Application/Cover Sheet:
245 North Placer Avenue
PO Box 1644
Idaho Falls, ID 83403
CHC Foundation Service Area:
USA: Idaho: Bonneville, Northern Bingham, Butte, Clark, Eastern Custer, Fremont, Jefferson, Madison, Lemhi, and Teton Counties