CHC Names Nonprofit Awardees
The foundation has awarded $235,966 to 22 organizations.
Printed on Wednesday, October 29, 2008
The CHC Foundation Inc. has awarded grants totaling $235,966 to 22 nonprofit organizations throughout the area during its latest funding cycle.
Every spring and fall, the foundation, created in the mid-1980s by the money that came from the liquidation of Parkview Hospital in Idaho Falls, awards grants.
The money, which comes from the interest on what the foundation has invested, goes to tax-exempt, nonprofit organizations in eastern Idaho for capital projects.
City of Moore: street signs, $1,475
Mud Lake Historical Society: re-roof historical building, $10,000
Idaho International Dance Festival, Rexburg: purchase United Nations flags, $6,189
St. Anthony VFW Post No. 9425: replace stove and refrigerator, $1,800
Sugar-Salem School District 322: playground equipment, Central Elementary, $5,000
Idaho Falls Senior Citizens Community Center: business computer system, $4,722
Lillian Valley School, Blackfoot: linoleum for dining room, $4,366
Idaho Falls Family YMCA: basketball hoops, $5,954
Friends of the Teton River-Driggs: stream flow technology, computer and global positioning system, $3,104
City of Rexburg: Westwood Theater lobby restoration, $8,100
Teton Valley Museum, Driggs: Veterans room glass front display, $3,294
Mackay Free Library District: window replacement, $3,271
EICAP-Haven, Idaho Falls: GED preparation program, $1,500
Challis Arts Council: interior renovation, $7,350
Rigby City Library: family literacy project, $1,400
Idaho Falls Opera Theatre: music, costumes and tools, $3,200
Idaho Falls School District 91: A.H. Bush Elementary horticulture program, $5,350
Butte County School District 111, Arco: Butte High School teen consumer program sewing machines, $4,000
Idaho Falls Arts Council: purchase adjacent building, $125,000
Alcoholic Rehabilitation Association (ARA), Idaho Falls: replace van, $21,941
Idaho Falls chapter, American Red Cross: computers, digital camera and projector, $7,500
City of Ririe Library: computer and printer, $1,450
The CHC Foundation starts accepting grant applications for its next funding cycle in January. For more information, call 522-2368 or go to www.chc foundation.net.