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Stibnite Foundation Provides $40,000 in Grants to Community Organizations

11 Organizations Selected During Stibnite Foundation’s Third Grant Cycle

The Stibnite Foundation is excited to announce it is awarding $46,200 in grant funding to non-profit organizations across the West Central Mountains during its third annual grant cycle. The Stibnite Foundation received applications from many well-qualified non-profits but ultimately selected 11 organizations from Cascade, Council, McCall, New Meadows and Riggins.

“We believe the grants we awarded this year will have an incredibly positive impact on our region” said Julie Good, Stibnite Foundation media spokesperson. “Funds from the Stibnite Foundation will help students, outdoor enthusiasts, local government agencies, aspiring athletes and first responders. The Stibnite Foundation was formed to support organizations and causes that make our part of Idaho so special. We are proud to be living up to our founding mission and cannot wait to see what our grant recipients are able to accomplish over this next year.”

Here is a look at the 2022 Stibnite Foundation grant recipients:

City of Cascade: Grants will be used to install a fitness pod for the community at the Sports Park.

Cascade School District: Funds from the foundation will be used to help support the development of positive peer culture within the school district.

Cascade Food Pantry and Pride of the Pantry Plots: The grant will help the community garden to continue to thrive through the purchase of soil amendments and new weed barrier fencing.

City of Riggins: Funding from the grant will allow the City of Riggins to repaint the exterior of its ambulance station.

Council Elementary School: The money from the foundation will be used to help construct a greenhouse for the elementary school and greater community.

Idaho Trails Association: The grant will help fund several stewardship programs to help care for hiking trails across the West Central Mountains.

Meadows Valley Public Library: The library will be able to install a new sign by the highway with the grant, which will help increase the library’s visibility.

Meadows Valley Rural Fire Department: The money from the foundation will allow the fire department to purchase tactical gear needed for rescue efforts during an active shooter situation.

McCall Youth Hockey Association: The grant will allow the McCall Youth Hockey Association to purchase equipment and expand its accessible hockey program.

Payette Lakes Community Association: The Payette Lakes Community Association runs after-school programs in several elementary schools across the region. The grant will help fund field trips for students participating in their programs.

Snowdon Wildlife Sanctuary, Inc: The money will allow the group to bring the Wild about Wildlife! program into elementary schools throughout the region.

To apply for funding, organizations had to be located in Adams County, southern Idaho County or Valley County and have tax-exempt status with the Internal Revenue Service. The next grant cycle will open in the spring of 2023. Please visit for grant related information.