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Racial Equity: Challenge Gift and Grantmaking Fund

SPOKANE, WA, 12/10/2020 – Innovia Foundation announced two initiatives to advance racial equity and dismantle systemic racism in Eastern Washington and North Idaho. A generous $50,000 matching gift challenge was issued through the Michael Conley Charitable Fund at Innovia Foundation to hire a race relations and racial equity reporter position.  The challenge was matched and […]

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Pine Creek Rebuilding Begins Press Release Final

Western Anabaptist Mission Service Volunteers Commit Labor to Build Four Homes SPOKANE, WA, 12/10/2020 — Innovia Foundation, the community foundation for Eastern Washington and North Idaho, is announcing a campaign to raise $300,000 to rebuild four of the homes lost during the devastating September wildfires that destroyed the communities of Malden and Pine City. The

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Jumpstart Press Release

SPOKANE, WA, 10/20/2020 – Innovia Foundation and Premera Social Impact announce a $65,000 investment for capacity building in partnership with the national resource organization Network for Good to 13 regional nonprofit organizations. The Network for Good Jumpstart Program offers virtual coaching to create a financial resiliency strategy for nonprofits. This year’s cohort of participants was

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Momentum Grant Press Release

SPOKANE, WA, September 24, 2020 — Innovia Foundation has been awarded $65,000 from United Philanthropy Forum’s Momentum Fund to support the capacity of the COVID-19 Community Response and Recovery Funds for Eastern Washington and North Idaho in assisting communities of color, low-income populations and other underresourced groups disproportionately impacted by the pandemic. Launched in May

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Wildfire Press Release

SPOKANE, WA, September 18, 2020; Innovia Foundation has established the Wildfire Emergency Response Fund – Eastern Washington to provide emergency relief to nonprofit organizations and businesses supporting communities, individuals and families adversely impacted by the 2020 wildfire season. The fund is seeded with a generous $150,000 gift from an anonymous corporation and a $10,000 contribution

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Board Announcement

SPOKANE, WA, July 22, 2020 — Innovia Foundation is pleased to announce four new directors to its board: Marcelo Morales, Founder, A4Ventures Rick Rasmussen, CEO, Northwest Specialty Hospital Bonnie St. Goddard, Indian Education Coordinator, Spokane Public Schools Gary Stokes, General Manager, KSPS Public Television The following board members have been elected as officers: President, Robert

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