$762,470 awarded through Community Strategies Grant Program

Posted on May 31, 2019

Innovia Foundation awarded $762,470 through the recent Community Strategies Grant Program (CSGP). The CSGP at Innovia Foundation supports innovative programs addressing specific challenges and opportunities throughout the region that work to improve access to education, promote health and wellbeing, support arts and culture, create economic opportunity and enhance the quality of life.

For more information about any of these grants, please contact Molly Sanchez.

Asotin County Library Foundation | $9,900 – Asotin County
The DaVinci STEM Academies and Digital Media Lab Programs

At the Core | $30,000 Spokane County
Community Reading Buddies

Beautiful Downtown Lewiston Revitalization Corp. | $5,000 Nez Perce County
BDL Organizational Strategic Planning

Benewah Humane Society, Inc. | $24,000 Benewah County
Community Cat Program

Bonner Community Food Center, Inc. | $10,000 Bonner County
Hunger Relief in North Idaho

Chewelah PACA | $30,000 Stevens County
Construction of Scene Shop/Storage Area

Chief Joseph Foundation | $20,000 Nez Perce County
Indoor Horse Arena for At-Risk Youth and Underserved Communities

Christian Youth Theater North Idaho | $7,820 Kootenai County
Honoring Individuals Who Are Often Overlooked

Circles of Caring Adult Day Services Foundation, Inc. | $10,000 Latah & Whitman Counties
Socialization – Mealtime/Snack Time

City of Bonners Ferry | $10,000 Boundary County
City Pool/Park Enhancement – City Splash Pad

City of Wallace | $30,000 Shoshone County
Swimming Pool Renovation

Couer d’Alene Public Library Foundation | $10,000 Kootenai County
Up-to-Date Technology for Education & Youth Development

Columbia Basin Allied Arts | $10,000 Adams & Lincoln Counties
Regional Theater Tours for Public Schools

Colville Valley Animal Sanctuary | $11,000 Stevens County
Capacity Building for Animal Welfare Services

Consolidated Free Library | $25,000 Kootenai County
Discovery Mobile

Eastern Washington University Foundation | $5,000 Spokane County
EWU Lead to Succeed Mentorship Program

Families Together | $8,200 Latah County
Positive Parenting Class and Playgroup

Family Promise of North Idaho | $15,000 Kootenai County
Between Homes

Food For Our Children | $3,000 Bonner County
Weekend Food and Mid-Morning Snack Program

Foundation Fitness, Inc. | $13,990 Kootenai County
Veterans Program: Updating & Expanding Bathrooms

Grangeville Arts, Inc. | $7,000 Idaho County
Pioneer Park Pavilion

The Ground Truth Project, Inc. | $10,000 Multiple Counties
Report for America’s Public Health / Reporter at The Spokesman-Review

HUB Sports Center | $10,000 Spokane County
Sound Abatement Treatment

ICARE, Inc. | $5,000 Multiple Counties
Cancer Assistance & Recovery Effort

The Idaho Foodbank | $7,500 Multiple Counties
The Salvation Army’s Nurturing Center

Kendrick Jr./Sr. High School | $5,300 Latah County
KHS BeeFab Project

Kenworthy Performing Arts Centre | $5,000 Latah County
Kenworthy Theater Renovation

Music Conservatory of Sandpoint | $3,800 Bonner County
Music Matters! Fine Arts Initiative

Northwest Connect/A Hand-Up Hillyard | $10,500 Spokane County
Less Waste, More to Share

Northwest Harvest | $3,000 Spokane County
Three Squares for Spokane

Palouse Choral Society | $3,500 Multiple Counties
20th Anniversary Celebration Choral Work Premiere

Palouse-Clearwater Environmental Institute | $8,300 Latah County
Interpreting the PCEI Nature Center

Partners with Families & Children | $25,000 Spokane County
Multipurpose Community Room

Pend Oreille Arts Council | $5,400 Bonner County
Ovations Performing Arts Educational Outreach Series

Pend Oreille Players Association | $12,000 Pend Oreille County
Exterior Building Renovation

Plus Delta After School Studios | $20,000 Columbia County
The Club Dayton Program Staffing Support

Potlatch Fund | $15,000 Multiple Counties
2019/2020 Native Arts Cohort

The Salvation Army of Spokane | $18,200 Spokane County
Nurturing Center

Sandpoint Area Seniors, Inc. | $3,000 Bonner County
“Let’s Eat!” Part 3 – Continuing and Expanding Project

Sandpoint Youth Center | $10,000 Bonner County
Sandpoint Youth Center Operating Budget for 2019-2020

School’s Out Washington | $12,500 Multiple Counties
Feed Your Brain: Supporting Quality Summer Learning for Children in High-Poverty Rural Communities of Eastern Washington

Sister Cities Association of Spokane | $11,000 Spokane County
Sister Cities Connections Garden

Spark Central | $20,000 Spokane County
Capacity Building

Spokane Area Jewish Family Services | $2,100 Spokane County
Spokane Jewish Cultural Film Festival

Spokane Fall Folk Festival | $2,160 Spokane County
Fall Folk Festival

The Spokane Symphony | $15,000 Spokane County
Musical Time Machine, Concerts for Fourth and Fifth Grade Students

St Vincent de Paul North Idaho | $20,000 Kootenai County
Family-Centered Nurturing Parenting Program

Stevens County Fire District #2 | $15,000 Stevens County
Firefighter Health and Safety Replacement

Tesh, Inc. | $18,000 Kootenai County
Building Capacity for Tesh and Employment Support

Town of Waverly | $20,900 Spokane County
Reinstatement & Restoration of the Prairie View Schoolhouse Community Center

Transitions | $25,000 ­– Spokane County
Women’s Hearth

United Way of North Idaho | $20,000 Kootenai County
READY! for Kindergarten for Families, Childcare/Preschool Programs

Viola Community Club, Inc. | $10,000 Latah County
Viola Community Center / Building Our Community

Volunteers of America of Eastern WA and Northern ID | $27,500 Spokane County
Hope House Medical Respite Program

Volunteer Food and Resource Center | $5,000 Stevens County
Entrance Repaving Project

World Relief | $15,000 Spokane County
Refugee Youth Programs

YMCA of the Inland Northwest | $27,900 – Spokane County
Pathways to Wellness

The Zone Project/NECCA | $20,000 Spokane County
Advancing 2Gen Equity in Northeast Spokane


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