By Reader Staff
The Bonner County Endowment Fund for Human Rights in ICF is providing more than $17,000 to 11 organizations in north Idaho.
The grants are for organizations whose activities reflect commitment to the ideal that everyone is equal under state and federal laws and the constitution regardless of race, color, gender, religion, sexual orientation or disability.
Bonner Community Food Center – $750 to purchase non-perishable food products for low-income households that are food insecure.
Bonner County Partners in Care Clinic, Inc. – $5,000 to pay master’s level mental health clinicians and director to answer an after-hours crisis line.
First Lutheran Church – $1,500 to support youth in the Design for Change program that will provide a diversity workshop in conjunction with the Bonner Human Rights Task Force.
Idaho Mythweaver – $1,400 to support screenings of the Native Heritage Film Series in partnership with the Sandpoint branch of the East Bonner County Library District
Lake Pend Oreille School District # 84 – $2,500 to support scholarships for students in the Sandpoint High School Model United Nations program.
Music Conservatory of Sandpoint – $1,900 to provide a one-week Summer Orchestra Camp experience for Bonner County youth.
Panhandle Community Radio – $600 to bring “Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World” to the Panida Theater. The documentary showcases indigenous musicians from Canada and the United States.
Pend Oreille Arts Council, Inc. – $1,500 to pay for the Living Voices production of “Our Revolution,” a multi-media live performance about an African-American soldier in Revolutionary America.
Priest River Ministries – $1,500 to hire a mobile advocate who will assist volunteers and clients, cover the crisis line on weekends, and help shelter clients who are escaping violence.
Sandpoint Waldorf School – $600 to educate sixth-graders in the responsible, respectful and appropriate use of digital media
Underground Kindness – $500 to support affirmation training, stress-management and wellness development classes for Bonner County youth.
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