The Stibnite Foundation has completed their 2021 grant cycle by giving funds totaling $36,000 to area non-profit organizations. Community projects in Council, New Meadows, Donnelly, Yellow Pine and Cascade and regional projects for the West Central Mountains were funded this year.
Last year, the Stibnite Foundation gave $50,487 in their 2020 grant cycle and an additional $14,000 in emergency grants was given to the communities in the region to offset the COVID- 19 economic impact.
The following organizations received funding in the 2021 Stibnite Foundation grant cycle:
Yellow Pine Area Coalition – Repair/upgrade of the Yellow Pine Community Hall
Yellow Pine Area Coalition – Firefighting equipment and safety materials for the Yellow Pine Fire Protection District
Council Junior/Senior High School – High School Library/Student Center Renovation
City of New Meadows – Flashing speed signs at city entrances
YAC (Idaho West Central Mountains Youth Advocacy Coalition) – Gather comprehensive school-specific data on youth mental/behavioral health.
Cascade Medical Center – Physical Therapy Equipment
City of New Meadows – Update current dog kennel to useable/safe standards
Cascade School District – Musical instruments for in school/after school programs
Horizons’ Lifestyle and Education Team – After School STEAM Programming
West Central Mountains Economic Development Council – Access to quality early education for the children across the region
The next grant cycle for the Stibnite Foundation will open on April 1, 2022. Grant applications will be accessible via the website at stibnitefoundation.com.