The Boise Regional Realtors Foundation, the charitable arm of the Boise Regional Realtors (BRR), awarded 13 Ada County nonprofit organizations with grants worth $30,000 through its annual competitive grant cycle. Funds for grants are raised throughout the year by members of BRR.
The 2017 grant recipients are:
Boise Firefighters Local 149 Burnout Fund ̶ $1,300 to provide fire victims with immediate resources for food, shelter and clothing.
Boise Rescue Mission/City Light Home for Women & Children ̶ $2,500 to provide program support for the City Life Home for Women & Children including the Emergency Services Program, New Life Program, Transitional Housing Program and Children’s Program.
Boise Valley Habitat for Humanity ̶ $2,000 to assist with construction costs for affordable homes at 46th & Adams in Garden City.
CATCH, Inc. (Charitable Assistance to Community’s Homeless) ̶ $3,000 to assist families transitioning from homeless shelters into their own homes.
Giraffe Laugh Early Learning Centers ̶ $2,000 to fund scholarships for children who homeless, or at risk of becoming homeless.
Good Samaritan League ̶ $3,000 to remove a large tree on the State Street property.
Jesse Tree ̶ $2,500 to provide rental assistance services in Ada County.
LEAP Charities, Inc. ̶ $2,500 to help purchase five condominiums for use as refugee transitional housing.
Life’s Kitchen ̶ $3,000 to nutritious meals at the Interfaith Sanctuary shelter.
NeighborWorks ̶ $2,500 to help fund the Paint the Town program.
The Salvation Army ̶ $2,000 to support the Finally Home “transition in place” program.
Women’s and Children’s Alliance ̶ $2,500 to support emergency and transitional shelters for victims fleeing domestic and/or sexual violence.
West Ada School District ̶ $1,200 to support the High School + Homeless = Success program which provides a small monthly housing stipend for unaccompanied homeless youth, ages 18-21.