The M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust of Vancouver, Washington has awarded Innovia Foundation $445,000 in its continued effort to provide support to rural communities in Eastern Washington and North Idaho. Innovia Foundation will use the grant award to fund two new staff positions. Innovia Foundation is currently advertising to fill the positions of North Rural Engagement […]
The Favored Few Support Crew group, consisting of Honorary Commanders and civic leaders, seeks to strengthen the overall quality of life of military personnel and families at Fairchild Air Force Base. Funds raised will be used to provide grants for large and small projects and initiatives that provide mental health, wellness and/or quality of life support for military personnel and their families stationed at Fairchild.
It’s not a case of build it and they will come. The fact is more people keep coming so a building is needed. Such is the argument for organizers of Spokane Valley Summer Theatre (SVST) and their desire to see a Performing Arts Center built on five acres of land in Spokane Valley’s Mirabeau Park
As the 50th Anniversary of Expo ’74 approaches, Friends of Riverfront Park has established the King Cole Commemoration Project Fund at Innovia Foundation to celebrate Cole and other key stakeholders who made the Expo and Riverfront Park a reality.
Dr. Marc Canner sees the video footage of the war in Ukraine and images of a family feud come to his mind. Literally. Dr. Canner, 63, is a linguistics professor, overseeing the linguistics department at Great Northern University (GNU), a private Christian-based college in Spokane. He also provides leadership for GNU’s TESOL program, which stands
Innovia Foundation has awarded $1,011,665 in grants to 124 organizations in Eastern Washington and North Idaho through the Community Grant Program. In Eastern Washington, 36 of 63 (57%) grant awards were presented to organizations in Adams, Asotin, Columbia, Ferry, Garfield, Lincoln, Pend Oreille, Stevens and Whitman counties with the remainder of grant dollars going to
Imagine having left your country, fleeing from war, violence or other unimaginable difficulties, and finding yourself in a strange country with an unfamiliar language and no connections in your new community. “Just imagine,” Faith Hayflich invites us. “What would it be like if some disaster comes into your life, and you have nobody to turn to?” Growing up in the small town of Huntington, West Virginia, Faith Hayflich moved to Spokane in 2000 to escape the bustling environment of Silicon Valley where she taught ESL
Family History A close-knit family known for their success in the real estate business, the Wolff family’s legacy of philanthropy in the Inland Northwest stretches back to the early 1900s. Proud to call Spokane home, Alvin J. Wolff, Sr. was a self-motivated visionary who knew what he wanted out of life. He attended West Valley
At Innovia Foundation, we are committed to honoring the service and sacrifice of veterans and active military families who call the Inland Northwest home.
Through the generosity of our donors, we host a competitive annual Community Grants Program to benefit organizations with program focuses on health and wellbeing, education and youth development, economic opportunity, quality of life and arts and culture. This year, Innovia Foundation received $5 million in grant requests from nonprofit organizations across our region. Determined in partnership with local volunteers from throughout the our service area, the Foundation has $1 million to award this spring.