Celebrating Over $1,250,000 In Support Of Our Community

Our members are proud to announce the 2016 grant recipients

In January and February, our Impact Teams will make site visits to our 2016 grantees. The purpose of the site visits is to discuss progress of the projects, review program objectives, and troubleshoot any challenges that may have arisen. 

Grants over $10,000

These grantees below that have been awarded over $10,000 will each have an Impact Team assigned to them to follow them through the grant year. Look for interim news over the winter and a full report in June.

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Total Grants Allocated to Requests over $10,000: $194,500

The Advocates, Domestic Violence Housing First $25,000 

Blaine County Education Foundation, Signature Programs to support BCSD Students and Teachers $25,000

Blaine County Sheriff Search and Rescue, Increase BCSAR Seasonal Mobility with UTV $21,500

Hemingway Elementary School, Star Lab: An Exploration of the Stars, Moon and a Laser Show $13,100

Hospice and Palliative Care of the Wood River Valley, Building Repair $14,000

Hunger Coalition and The Community Library, “Bloom” — Growing Healthy Bodies and Healthy Minds $27,000

Lee Pesky Learning Center, Mental Health Services for Adolescents with Learning and Attention Issues $18,000

Little Wood River Public Library, Recycle and Rehabilitate the Little Wood River Library $20,000

National Alliance for Mental Illness [NAMI] — Wood River Valley, Sustainability, Marketing and Office Equipment Upgrade $25,000

Higher Ground Sun Valley and Blaine County Recreation District, Mainstreaming at Camp (MAC), requesting $20,000 Partial Funding based on Vote Count, $5,900

Grants $10,000 and Under

These four grantees below that received $10,000 and under will submit their end-of-grant reports in June, 2017 as part of fulfilling their grant requirements.

Total Grants Allocated to Requests $10,000 and Under: $30,100

Environmental Resource Center, Pesticide Action Program, $10,000

Rotarun Ski Club, LASAR Afterschool Program for Children to Learn to Alpine Ski and Race $7,000

Sun Valley Summer Symphony, Elementary Strings Program Instrument Bank Project $10,000

NexStage Theatre, Drama Education Programs, requesting $7500 Partial Funding based on Vote Count, $3,100