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2023 November News Brief

November 2023 News Brief Grants Spotlight  WOOD RIVER LEGACY SOFTBALL Empowering Young Girls Through SportsWood River Legacy Softball, a beacon in the local sports community, has been instrumental in providing opportunities for girls aged 14-16 to engage in softball. Recognizing the concerning trend that girls leave sports at twice the rate of boys in this age […]

2023 October News Brief

October 2023 News Brief Grants Spotlight  IDAHO BASECAMP (IBC) In 2023, the Wood River Women’s Foundation awarded a grant of $20,000 to Idaho BaseCamp (IBC) to fund 5th Grade Outdoor Adventure Education Program. In prior grant cycles, WRWF has awarded a total of $40,000 to this organization. Below Mat Gershater, Executive Director & Founder of IBC, […]

2023 September News Brief

September 2023 News Brief Grants Spotlight  Wood River Wolf Project In 2023, the Wood River Women’s Foundation awarded a partial grant of $2,200 to the Wood River Wolf Project. In prior grant cycles, WRWF has awarded a total of $38,018 to this organization when they functioned under the name Lava Lake Institute. Below Suzanne Asha Stone, […]

2023 August News Brief

August 2023 News Brief View the august 2023 news brief – Read About: Annual Meeting & Grantee Celebration President’s Message Grantees in the News WRELC Strategic Plan Upcoming Events Calendar Event Recap ~ Field Trip! SummerBridge Notable Member News New Members New Member Spotlight BFF Membership Initiative Graybird Foundation Farewell Our Sponsors News Brief Contributors CLICK […]

2023 July News Brief

july 2023 News Brief Grants Spotlight  Wood River Early Learning Collaborative Launches Strategic Action Plan, New Website, Childcare Directory—and more! This summer has been busy for the Wood River Early Learning Collaborative (WRELC), which created a new website, Facebook page and local childcare services directory in June, and more recently unveiled a Strategic Action Plan to […]

2023 June News Brief

JUNE 2023 News Brief Grants Spotlight  North Blaine County Fire Station 2023 Grantee North Blaine County First District has already put the funds from their $20,000 grant to use! A groundbreaking celebration for the construction of first responder housing at the Greenhorn Fire Station located at East Fork Road and Highway 75 took place on 6/7. […]

2023 May News Brief

may 2023 News Brief Grants Spotlight  Wood River Land Trust Nestled off Red-Feather Way within the Colorado Gulch Preserve is the Wood River Land Trust’s 9-acre Community Orchard, a complete outdoor community environmental education hub designed to engage with student groups, volunteers, and other partner organizations. According to the Wood River Land Trust’s Lands Program Director […]

2023 April News Brief

april 2023 News Brief Grants Spotlight  Wood River Women’s Foundation Awards Record-Breaking $353,450 to Idaho Nonprofits We are delighted to announce that The Wood River Women’s Foundation (WRWF) members voted to award 22 Idaho nonprofits that serve the Wood River Valley with grants totaling $353,450 in 2023. Since its founding in 2005, WRWF has awarded 215 […]

2023 March News Brief

march 2023 News Brief Grants Spotlight  Blaine County Charitable Fund Emily Jones connected with Wood River Fire & Rescue Chief Ron Bateman to discuss their 2022 grant from WRWF   In 2022, the Wood River Women’s Foundation granted Wood River Fire & Rescue $18,526 to purchase and deploy around a dozen automated external defibrillators (AEDs) with […]

2023 February News Brief

february 2023 News Brief Grants Spotlight  Alli Frank connected with Kaz Thea, Co-Founder of the 2022 Grantee Kids Mountain Fund’s Rota-Rippers Rota-Rippers skiers and boarders at Rotarun Q: How has the WRWF grant furthered the mission of your organization at this moment in time? The lease packages provided to all the Rota Rippers and Rota Ravens […]