$715,536 Awarded Through Community Strategies Grant Program

Posted on December 26, 2018

$715,536 Invested in Community Programming Throughout Eastern Washington and North Idaho

Innovia Foundation has awarded $715,536 through the most recent Community Strategies Grant Program. Community Strategies, comprised of over 90 funds established by donors, supports programs related to education and youth development, health and wellbeing, quality of life, economic opportunity, and arts and culture.

Grants ranged from $1,000 to $30,000 and will support organizations and programs in Eastern Washington and North Idaho.

Angels Over Sandpoint | $10,000 – Bonner County
Angels Over Sandpoint Back to School Program

Artist Trust | $7,500 –Spokane County
Artist Trust Spokane Satellite: A Benefit for working Artists

Bonner County Historical Society | $15,000 Bonner County
Granary Restoration & Repurpose Fundraising & Marketing Campaign

Boundary County Parks and Recreation| $20,000 – Boundary County
Synthetic Ice Rink

Camp Fire Inland Northwest | $25,000 – Spokane County
Camp Dart-Lo Septic System

Children’s Village | $24,956 – Kootenai County
Securing Children’s Village Campus

Community Cancer Services | $8,000 – Bonner County
Cancer Patient Gas Voucher Program

Council on Aging & Human Services/Coast Transportation | $30,000 – Whitman County
Coast Transportation Technology and Communications Upgrade

Cusick Community Development Association| $11,317 – Pend Oreille County
Increase storage capacity for fresh and frozen food as well as gas account to pick up food

Distributive Education Clubs of America – Washington DECA | $5,040 – Multiple Counties
Area 11 Scholarships

Elevations: A Children’s Therapy Resource Foundation | $6,000 – Spokane County
Community Engagement

Family Promise of Spokane | $24,000 – Spokane County
Open Doors Building Expansion

Feed Spokane | $15,700 – Spokane County
Continued Secure Growth

Festival Dance & Performing Arts Association Inc. | $5,000 – Latah County
Access to quality arts for area youth

First Judicial District CASA Program | $10,000 – Kootenai County
Advocate Recruitment & Training Project

FIRST Washington | $5,000 – Stevens County
Tangible items for our afterschool STEM robotics program at Northport High School, serving 12-15 rural, underserved youth, & for our new FIRST LEGO League team serving 10-12 youth

Generation Alive | $8,359 – Spokane County
Truck Lift-Gate Project

Harrington Area Chamber of Commerce | $30,000 – Lincoln County
Harrington Townsquare

Idaho Youth Ranch | $20,000 – Kootenai County
Mental Health Services for Vulnerable Families

Inland NW Land Conservancy | $25,000 – Spokane County
Olmstead 2.0 Project Plan

Jannus Inc | $26,747 – Multiple Counties (North Idaho)
Early Head Start Hearing Screening for Infants and Toddlers in Northern Idaho

Kootenai Environmental Alliance | $17,800 – Kootenai County
Gathering Garden Student Service-Learning Program

Moscow Affordable Housing Trust | $9,450 – Latah County
Construct 3-unit townhouse

Nezperce School District #302 | $14,000 – Lewis County
Splash Pad for Nezperce

Northeast Community Center | $5,000 –Spokane County
HVAC Project

Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture | $25,000 – Spokane County
Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture Website Redesign

Pawsitive Outreach Spay/Neuter Advocates | $11,000 – Pend Oreille County
Community Spay/Neuter

Post Falls Food Bank | $9,000 – Kootenai County
Post Falls Food Bank Grocery Rescue Program

Priest River Ministries | $6,850 – Bonner County
Painting the exterior of new Spirit Lake office/free clothing center

Project Beauty Share | $30,000 – Spokane County
Capacity Building and Leadership

Safe Passage | $25,000 – Kootenai County
Community Outreach and Teen Education

Salish School of Spokane | $18,494 – Spokane County
Community Salish Language and Culture Project

Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Center | $10,617– Kootenai County
Technical and Artistic Program Expansion

Shoshone County Community Concert Association | $2,500 – Shoshone County
2019 concert series

Shoshone County Crisis and Resource Center | $17,776 – Shoshone County
Shoshone County Crisis and Resource Center

Shoshone County Horsemen’s Association | $9,750 – Shoshone County
Panels for Bumblebee

Snake River Community Clinic | $9,630 – Nez Perce County
Screening Mammograms for Low-Income Uninsured Women

South Asia Cultural Association (SACA) | $5,000 – Spokane County
Kuchipudi 2019 – Ardhanarishwara

Southeast Spokane County Fair Association | $15,000 – Spokane County
Playground Equipment Upgrade 

Spokane Parks Foundation | $5,000– Spokane County
Make a Splash in a Kid’s Life

Stage Left Theater Association | $6,470 – Spokane County
Stage Left Theater Association Equipment Proposal

Timberline School | $19,578 – Clearwater County
Bringing The Leader in Me to Timberline School

TVW | $10,000 – Spokane County
Capitol Classroom

Vanessa Behan Crisis Nursery | $30,000 – Spokane County
Early Intervention Program

Wallace District Mining Museum | $5,000 – Shoshone County
Digital Directions Archiving the Silver Valley

Whitman County Humane Society | $5,000 –Whitman County
Cat Building Expansion Project

Women & Children’s Free Restaurant & Community Kitchen | $30,000 – Spokane County
Sustainability through Social Enterprise

Youth Emergency Services | $25,000 – Pend Oreille County
Young Adult Independence Project

Youth for Christ | $5,000 – Spokane County
City Life