2003 Grantees

Community Intercultural Center – $2,000

Mission: Bringing cultures together through education, information and participation.
Funding: Establish a Community Forum of area churches and community organizations to identify volunteer resources and needs and collaborative mechanisms for improving cross-cultural/diversity training for volunteers who welcome refugees and immigrants to Idaho and provide English language and life-skills training to help these low-income families become self-sufficient.

Friends of the Clearwater – $2,000

Mission: Friends of the Clearwater defends the Idaho Clearwater Bioregion’s wildlands and biodiversity through a Forest Watch Program, litigation, grassroots public involvement, outreach and education.
Funding: Support for the Wild Clearwater Campaign, specifically funds will be used to update a slide show of the Wild Clearwater County and showing it to local groups such as Rotary, Lions Clubs and sportsmen’s groups.

Project Starfish, Inc. – $1,000

Mission: Our primary purpose is to make a difference by providing our youth and community tools for building a better life.
Funding: Support for youth community organizing including the Finding Starfish after-school program, the Project Promise Coalition Student Internships, the Youth Action Council (YAC), the Youth Philanthropy Board (YPB) and The Faces of Emmett.

Treasure Valley Public Access Television (TVTV) – $1,500

Mission: Treasure Valley Public Access Television (TVTV) is a volunteer based, not for profit Idaho Corporation formed to encourage and facilitate the production of locally originated television programming.
Funding: General operating support for public access television station and programming as a conduit for citizens to speak their opinions and present their ideas, art and interests via television to the community.

Your Family, Friends and Neighbors, Inc. (YFFN) – $1,000

Mission: To promote respect and understanding for all people especially in regard to sexual orientation and gender identity.
Funding: General operating support for SpeakOUT materials, Queer TV tape fees, Youth Alliance for Diversity participation in conferences and trainings, and strategic planning support.