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Stibnite Foundation is Excited to Announce 2023 Grant Awards

Grantees Receive $32,000 During Foundation’s Fourth Grant Cycle

The Stibnite Foundation is excited to announce 15 local organizations were awarded funds during its fourth annual grant cycle. Local non-profits from across the West Central Mountains were given a total of $32,000 in grants at a special event on August 29, 2023. The Stibnite Foundation received applications from many non-profits and selected the winners through a competitive review process by the board.

“We are excited to be able to partner with so many wonderful organizations who are working to make positive impacts in their communities,” said Julie Good, Stibnite Foundation media spokesperson. “This year’s winners were selected because we believe in the work they are doing and feel confident they will be able to use the awards to successfully advance their missions. We look forward to following the progress of our grant recipients and seeing what they are able to accomplish with the funding received.”

Here is a look at the 2023 Stibnite Foundation grant recipients:

Cascade Cultural Arts Center: The grant will allow the Horizons’ Lifestyle and Education Team to bring Artisans’ Tour in the Mountain to the region.

Cascade Public Library: The grant will allow the library to purchase more books to grow its children’s collection.

Cascade Rural Fire Protection District: The grant will be used to purchase new handheld radios for first responders.

Cascade School District: The grant will help the school provide meals for students and snacks for the after-school program.

City of New Meadows: The grant will help fund critical system upgrades to the Adams County 911 system.

City of Riggins: The grant will provide internet services in the City of Riggins ambulance.

Council Junior/Senior High School: The grant will be used to update physical education equipment and provide athletic training clinics.   

Donnelly Farmer Market: The grant will allow the Market to provide food discounts and access to a health educator or dietitian to help advise community members on healthy food choices.

Meadows Valley Public Library: The grant will allow the library to make multi-media improvements to the library’s conference room.

Meadows Valley Rural Fire Department: The grant will fund the purchase a self-contained breathing tank.

Rise Up 2 Thrive: The grant will provide support and services to survivors of domestic violence.

Salmon River Joint School District: The grant will help purchase a new score board in the gymnasium.

Southern Valley County Recreation District: The grant will help improve the organization’s multipurpose room and support the pre-kindergarten program.

Valley County Pathways, Inc: The grant will be used to help build a pathway from downtown Donnelly to the boat docks.

West Central Mountains Youth Advocacy Coalition: The grant will be used to expand suicide prevention efforts across the region and launch a youth peer-to-peer mental health mentoring program.

Governmental agencies and organizations with tax-exempt status located in northern Adams County, southern Idaho County, and Valley County are encouraged to apply online for grants from the Stibnite Foundation. The next grant cycle will open on April 1, 2024 and close on May 31, 2024.

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