2010 ­ Seven Projects ­ $141,500

Boise Community Radio: 89.9 Production Studios ­­ $24,000

Purchase audio production equipment to support transition from Internet broadcasting to a terrestrial radio signal.

Boys and Girls Club Ada County: Summer Program in Kuna ­­ $24,000

Provided support to a day­ long supervised education, nutrition and activities program for low income and at­risk children in partnership with Reed Elementary School.

Canyon County Habitat for Humanity: Truck Purchase ­­ $14,000

Purchase a hydraulic lift truck which will be used to pick up donations/make deliveries for the ReStore business.

The Momentum Group: Common Ground Training Program ­­ $24,000

Support operations of a farming micro­enterprise that employs refugees for additional on-­the-­job training as well as produce food for their families and foodbank clients.

Women’s and Children’s Alliance: Treasure Valley Domestic Violence Collaboration ­­ $26,500

Seed money for teaching financial literacy skills to victims of domestic violence in order to free them from economic dependency and financial exploitation.

ROSE Advocates: Better Choices for Better Futures ­­ $21,000

Provide after school group and individual counseling for children in Weiser, ID and Washington County who are repeatedly exposed to domestic violence.

Horseshoe Bend Mutual Improvement Club: Upgrade Ladies Club Building ­­ $8,000

Add insulation, replace windows and furnace in the circa 1915 building used as a community center.

2009 ­ Seven Projects ­ $122,700

Terry Reilly Health Services: Preventing Dental Disease for Pregnant Women, Babies and Diabetics ­­ $25,000

Remove financial barriers to oral health services by underwriting initial visits to the TRHS dental clinic to diagnose problems and provide education necessary to maintain dental and periodontal health.

Idaho Voices for Children: First Executive Director Position ­­ $10,850.

Increase enrollment of needy children in the S­CHIP health insurance program through the work of a new full­time executive director dedicating 30% of their time to the project.

Land Trust of the Treasure Valley: Star River Walk ­­ $20,000

Build a designated public trail along the Boise River in Star, ID, construct a small bridge, install interpretive signage, and provide safe access for recreation.

The Center for the Arts: Empowering and Connecting Youth through the Arts ­­ $9,850

Offer a full range of arts experiences in after­ school programs for underserved youth in Canyon County.

Boise Urban Garden School: Toward an Edible Schoolyard ­­ $15,000

Partnership with W.H. Taft Elementary School to create an on­site school garden and farm­to­table curriculum.

Idaho Foodbank: Backpack Program Expansion ­­ $25,000

Increased the number of food­ insecure school children participating in a program sending food home for weekends.

Interfaith Sanctuary Housing Services: Building Improvements ­­ $17,000

Special grant to support operations of a nonprofit experiencing higher demand and lower donations due to the economic recession.

2008 ­ Five Projects ­ $109,000

Idaho Meth Project: Billboard Campaign ­­ $25,000

Supported the billboard messaging of a Methamphetamine public prevention and awareness program.

Boise Watershed Exhibits: Welcome Basin Exhibit ­­ $25,000

Funded an educational exhibit that introduces visitors to the Boise Watershed Environmental Education Center.

Baby Steps: The Step­ Up Academy ­­ $24,000

Educational series that helps low ­income mothers identify and develop their individual strengths and job skills.

Treasure Valley Even Start: Family Literacy Program ­­ $10,000

Expanded a family ­education program to provide parents with ESL, GED and parenting skills classes while their young children are better prepared to enter kindergarten.

Treasure Valley Institute for Children’s Arts: Theater Lighting & Sound System ­­ $25,000

Provided funding to TriCA for lighting and sound equipment for use in classes and dance performances.

2007 ­ Six Projects ­ $87,700

Idaho Law Foundation: Family Law Assistance ­­ $25,000

Provided start­ up costs for developing the Sound Start program to assist low­ income single parents with legal issues regarding child custody, visitation and support.

Children’s Dance Institute: Cultural Respect Dance Program ­­ $10,000

Provided the funding for an additional 300 children to participate in a dance movement program that explores the dances and traditions of non ­majority cultures and races.

Garden Valley School: After School Program ­­ $13,000

Supported a newly established program providing a safe environment and enrichment for Garden Valley School’s many “latchkey kids.”

Publishing Young Authors, Inc: Writing Clubs Expansion ­­ $7,200

Supported after­ school clubs in Boise that emphasize creative writing and publishing.

Women’s Voices for the Earth: Toxins in the Home Bilingual Outreach ­­$10,000

Supported a new outreach initiative educating women working in service businesses about the potential hazards of the job materials they use and how to minimize their health risks.

Homedale Elementary School: Walking Track Surfacing ­­ $22,500

Provided funding for Homedale School’s all­weather walking track, enabling student Walking Club and the entire community to exercise outdoors throughout the year.

2006 ­ Five Projects ­ $85,000

Whitney Elementary School: Math Improvement Project ­­ $20,000

Provided start­up funds for intervention curriculum to improve students’ skills in mathematics.

Life’s Kitchen: Correctional Youth Life Skills ­­ $25,000

Funding for a program that transitions youth from the juvenile correction system back into the community through culinary and life skills.

Mountain States Group, Inc: Community Gardens of Boise ­­ $10,000

Allowed for the establishment of more garden sites that are heavily utilized by Boise’s refugee population.

The Children’s Free Dental Clinic: Mobile Dental Program ­­ $20,000

Funded a security system for the new mobile clinic van that will provide services to local schools.

Idaho Public Television: “Color of Conscience” Documentary ­­ $10,000

Provided seed money for research and acquiring film footage for Idaho human rights video documentary.

2005 ­ Four Projects ­ $74,000

Idaho Foodbank: Food Stabilization and Training ­­ $24,667

Funded operations to preserve donated fresh produce to reduce waste and increase distributions.

Si Se Puede! (Yes We Can) Idaho, Inc: Literacy and Language Acquisition ­­ $24,667

Summer program to teach labor camp families English language through writing, computer learning and art.

Bogus Basin Lifetime Sports Education Foundation: Trail Lighting Project ­­ $12,333

Helped to finish illuminating a five­kilometer Nordic trail with state­of­the­art, solar­powered lights.

Planned Parenthood of Idaho: Planned Parenthood Without Walls ­­ $12,333

Supported reproductive/gynecological health and information “mini­clinics” in McCall and Canyon County.

2004 ­ Two Projects ­ $37,660

Idaho Humane Society: Prison Pet Partnership Program ­­ $22,660

Seed money for the Inmate Dog Alliance Program that pairs dogs from IHS with state corrections’ prisoners to provide training to the animals to ensure successful subsequent adoption. (Currently known as the Inmate Dog Alliance Project.)

El Ada Community Action Partnership: Services Enhancement Project ­­ $15,000

Funding enabled improvement of services to women, disabled people, and disenfranchised youth who are homeless or are at risk of becoming homeless.

2003 ­ One Project

Garden City Community Clinic: Services Start­up and Expansion ­­ $32,750

Provided funding for a nurse coordinator, medication and supplies during the initial year of operation for this no­cost health clinic serving Idaho’s neediest population.

2002 ­ One Project

Terry Reilly Health Services: Cervical Cancer Education ­­ $19,750

Funded a new Woman­to­Woman/Amiga­a­Amiga program to provide community education about cervical cancer testing and treatment at the Marsing, ID Clinic.