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Grant cycle provides more than $173,000 in north Idaho

— The Idaho Community Foundation’s Northern Regional Competitive Grants Panel has selected 78 north Idaho nonprofit organizations to receive more than $173,000 through its annual competitive grant cycle.

Grant recipients are from Benewah, Bonner, Boundary, Clearwater, Idaho, Kootenai, Latah, Lewis, Nez Perce and Shoshone counties.

This year’s local recipients include the following:

Idaho County

•Junior Achievement of Idaho, Inc. – $1,500 to purchase JA curriculum and student materials for at-risk students in the lowest income brackets in Idaho County

•Glenwood-Caribel Volunteer Fire District, Inc. – $2,000 to purchase EMT trauma kits, oxygen regulators and basic oxygen packs (aka “Jump Bags”) for the Quick Response Unit volunteer EMTs to use when providing emergency medical first response services

•Partners Inspiring Community Health – $1,200 to provide healthy lifestyle programming for area youth ages 8-18

•Salmon River Senior Citizens, Inc. – $2,500 to pay rent on a distribution site, acquire necessary equipment and supplies to assist in the storage and distribution of emergency food at the Community Food Pantry, and provide for awareness and education activities

Lewis County

•Kamiah Community Partners Coalition – $2,000 to purchase inflatable play structures for use at multiple substance-free youth/family activity areas hosted annually by the Kamiah Community Partners Coalition

•Kamiah Senior Citizen’s Society, Inc. – $2,500 to purchase two commercial freezers to be used for food storage for Meals on Wheels as mandated by food service health and safety guidelines

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