The Lightfoot Foundation supports educational organizations by providing annual grants to select, qualified organizations in the state of Idaho. In order to be eligible for a grant, an organization must be classified as a 501(c)(3) by the Internal Revenue Service.

The Foundation’s funds for the particular grant period are distributed at the sole discretion of the Foundation’s Board of Directors. The Foundation’s funds can only be used for environmental education, classroom education, classroom materials and supplies, repairs, maintenance and replacement to school buildings in order to enhance learning in a safe environment.

Scholarships are also awarded to qualifying students applying for continuing education in Idaho and Oregon. Students living in the following 58 cities and towns are in the foundation’s coverage area: Adrian, Banks, Boise, Bowmont, Caldwell, Cambridge, Cascade, Centerville, Council, Crouch, Donnelly, Eagle, Emmett, Fruitland, Garden City, Garden Valley, Gardena, Glenns Ferry, Greenleaf, Homedale, Horseshoe Bend, Huston, Idaho City, Jordon Valley, Kuna, Letha, Lowman, Marsing, Mayfield, Melba, Meridian, McCall, Middleton, Midvale, Montour, Mountain Home, Murphy, Nampa, New Centerville, New Meadows, New Plymouth, Notus, Nyssa, Ontario, Orchard, Parma, Payette, Pioneerville, Placerville, Reynolds, Roswell, Smiths Ferry, Star, Sweet, Vale, Walters Ferry, Weiser, and Wilder.

The Foundation funds are distributed at the sole discretion of the Board of Directors. The amount received by qualifying students may vary year by year.

Individual Scholarship Applications
are now closed for the 2017-18 School Year.

Scholarship Applications for the 2018-2019 school year
will open 3/1/2018 and close on 4/15/2018


Organizational Grant Applications are now closed.


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The Lightfoot Foundation

PO Box 7928
Boise, ID 83707