Community Program grants fully distributed, partners announced

DHW Communications

Funding allocated to reach children impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic is fully distributed earlier than anticipated. No new applications for the Idaho Community Program grants will be accepted.

The Department of Health and Welfare (DHW) has supported more than 80 community partners through multiple rounds of Community Program funding. The grants were a part of the federal government’s American Rescue Plan Act for Child Care Development Fund. They were allocated to expand access to programing, enhance behavioral health supports, and help bring students back up to speed after missed learning opportunities.

“We are excited to be able to fund such a diverse group of organizations for this final year,” said Idaho Child Care Program Manager Ericka Rupp. “We had anticipated funding cycles through 2023, but due to demand reached our funding threshold earlier than expected.”

DHW is pleased to announce the partners awarded in Phase 2 of the Idaho Community Program Grant below:

2C Kids Succeed

Basin School District

Boise Urban Garden School (BUGS)

Boys & Girls Clubs ()

Brighter Future Health Inc.

Cascade After-School Program (CAPS)

Cascade Public Library

Children's Home Society of Idaho

Community Youth in Action

Education Foundation of Teton Valley

Emmett School District

Get Ready to Learn, Kuna

Giraffe Laugh Inc.

Hope Education Consulting

I have a Dream Foundation-Idaho

Idaho Alliance of Boys & Girls Club

Idaho Association for Education of Young Children ()

Jannus Inc. & the Idaho Out-of-School Network

Idaho Resilience Project

Kendrick Jt. School District/Juliaetta Elementary school

KoolMinds Academy of Learning

Kuna Counseling Center

Lee Pesky Learning Center

Life Counseling Center

Lincoln County Youth Center

Madison School District #321/Madison Cares

Marsing School District

Middleton Counseling

Murtaugh School District

Parma School District #137

Pearl Health Clinic

Real Solutions Counseling

Teton Valley Mental Health Coalition

The Green Apple Project

Tidwell Social Work Services & Consulting Inc.

Treasure Valley Family YMCA

United Way of Idaho Falls and Bonneville

United Way of North Idaho

United Way of South-Central Idaho

United Way of Southeastern Idaho

United Way of Treasure Valley

University of Idaho Extension Programs ()

University of Idaho-McCall Outdoor Science School

Upper Valley Child Advocacy Center

Upriver Youth Leadership Council

Wilderness Science Education (Payette Children's Forest)

Willow Center for Grieving Children


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