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Ifft Foundation Fund Grant

Grants to Southeastern Idaho Nonprofits and Agencies for
Recreation, Community Beautification, Arts, and History

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Idaho Community Foundation (ICF) - Ifft Foundation Fund

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Grants of up to $5,000 and 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. Eligible projects will benefit the following counties: Bannock, Bear Lake, Bingham, Caribou, Franklin, Oneida, and Power.

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#:

GrantWatch ID#: 170764

Estimated Size of Grant:

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.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Grants are limited to organizations and entities whose activities will benefit the general public in Southeastern Idaho.

Eligible Organizations:
- 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.

Geographic Focus: 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.

Pre-Application Information:

- 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.

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.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Click here to apply online:

Please direct questions to Lisa Bearg,, or call (208) 342-3535.

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

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Idaho: Bannock, Bear Lake, Bingham, Caribou, Franklin, Oneida and Power Counties