Foundation / Corporation
The Whittenberger Foundation
08/15/18 Postmarked or Delivered
Grants to Southwest Idaho nonprofit organizations and public institutions to improve the quality of life for children and youth within the region. Areas of interest include arts and culture, education, social welfare, recreation, health, and the environment. The Foundation prefers requests for short-term projects.
GrantWatch ID#: 181272
Grants within the range of $5,000 to $10,000 are most common. With the exception of a limited number of continuing commitments, grants for amounts in excess of $20,000 are rarely made.
No single recipient may receive more than 20% of the distributable annual income.
The Whittenberger Foundation prefers to support short-term projects. It will consider long term projects which demonstrate a potential for matching funds or funding independent of Whittenberger funds.
An applicant must be either a qualified public institution or an institution which has received tax-exempt status under Section 501 of the Internal Revenue Code.
The Foundation supports activities in the geographic region of Southwest Idaho. Applicants whose operations are outside this region have an additional burden of establishing the merits of an application
To all users accessing this site please note that the Foundation does not support activities outside of Idaho.
No grants are awarded for basic research, individual scholarships, endowment funds, fundraising events or campaigns, building construction projects, consulting fees or advertising.
No grants are awarded to individuals for political lobbying, voter registration or political campaign purposes.
In evaluating grant requests, the Foundation considers other financial resources and looks for grant opportunities where Whittenberger funds will make a critical difference.
The new application deadline is August 15. Applications must be delivered or postmarked by that date. Applications will not be held over to the next year.
Applicants will generally be notified of the disposition of their requests in late November. Grants are publicly announced each year in December.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
P.O. Box 1073
Caldwell, ID 83606-1073
USA: Idaho: Southwest Idaho