Gift Giving Event Information

HOW IT WORKS

  • Gift Giving Events will take place three times a year, and anyone is welcome to attend.  In 2017: Oct. 2.  In 2018: Feb. 5, June 4, Oct. 1
  • Each member commits to giving $100 to the winning organization.
  • You can still participate, even if you can’t attend the gift giving event, by sending your $100 check along with another member.  Or by mailing a blank check it to LBDC-WR PO Box 313, Hailey, ID 83333.
  • Members must be present to vote.

NOMINATING/VOTING PROCESS
Each member that attends a gift giving event and submits their $100 check will have the ability to nominate an organization/project to be considered.  They should be prepared to make a short presentation about the nominee based on this nomination template.  Five will be drawn to be presented, and the to be considered by the group for a final vote for a single winner.

NOMINATION REQUIREMENTS
•    must be a 501(c)3
•    must be located in and serve Blaine County
•    not serve a sole individual
•    not serve religious or political agendas

TOTAL FUNDED BY LBDC-WR IN FIRST SEVEN YEARS – $106,806!!

2016 Grant Recipients
Total Amount Funded: $12,000

AquAbility – Scholarship program
www.aquability.org

Blaine County Education Foundation – “Can Do” fund
www.supportbcef.org

Blaine County School District Chess Club – Competition travel support
https://sites.google.com/site/chessclubbcsd/home

Crisis Hotline – “My Life Matters” suicide awareness program
www.thecrisishotline.org

Environmental Resource Center – Spring Exploration Series
www.ercsv.org

I Have a Dream Foundation – Operational support
www.ihaveadreamfoundationidaho.com

Kiwanis Club of Hailey and the Wood River Valley -Picnic pavilion for Balmoral Park
www.haileykiwanis.org

The Senior Connection – Improving quality of life for low-income in-home care clients
www.blainecountyseniors.org

2015 Fall Grant Recipients
Total Amount Funded: $12,500

Blaine County Education Foundation
www.supportbcef.org

Girls on the Run of the Wood River Valley
www.girlsontherunwrv.org

Kiwanis Club of Hailey and the Wood River Valley
www.haileykiwanis.org

Swiftsure Ranch Therapeutic Equestrian Center
www.swiftsureranch.org

Kids Mountain Fund
www.kidsmountainfund.org

2014 Fall Grant Recipients
Total Amount Funded: $10,000

Wood River Chess Club
aporth.wix.com/wrhs-chess-club

The Hunger Coalition
www.thehungercoalition.org

The Crisis Hotline
www.thecrisishotline.org

Girls on the Run of the Wood River Valley
www.girlsontherunwrv.org

Bellevue Public Library
www.bellevueidaho.us

2014 Spring Grant Recipients
Total Amount Funded: $6000

Blaine County BOTS
www.blainecountybots.com

The Advocates
www.theadvocatesorg.org

Blaine County Education Foundation
www.supportbcef.org

Wood River Orchestra
www.wrorchestra.org

2013 Fall Grant Recipients
Total Amount Funded: $8000

The Hunger Coalition
www.thehungercoalition.org

The Crisis Hotline
www.thecrisishotline.org

Girls on the Run of the Wood River Valley
www.girlsontherunwrv.org

Environmental Resource Center
www.ercsv.org

nexStage Theater
www.nexstagetheater.org

2013 Spring Grant Recipients
Total Amount Funded: $8475

The Advocates
www.theadvocatesorg.org

NAMI
www.nami-wrv.com

Blaine County Autism Spectrum Program49831+

Two Hearts 4-H
www.facebook.com/blainecountyidaho4h

Flourish Foundation
www.theflourishfoundation.org

2012 Fall Grant Recipients
Total Amount Funded: $9650

The Crisis Hotline
www.thecrisishotline.org

Nurture
www.nurtureyourfamily.org/nurture-idaho/

Habitat for Humanit
www.hfhblaine.org

Hailey Ice
www.haileyice.org

Girls On the Run
www.girlsontherunwrv.org

Wood River Orchestra
www.wrcorchestra.org

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2012 Spring GRANT RECIPIENTS
Total Amount Funded: $8500

Hunger Coalition
www.thehungercoalition.org

NAMI-Wood River Valley
www.nami-wrv.com

Sun Valley Adaptive Sports
www.svasp.org

Company of Fools
www.companyoffools.org

Sage School
www.thesageschool.org

2011 FALL GRANT RECIPIENTS
Total Amount Funded: $8750

The Advocates for Survivors of Domestic Violence
www.theadvocatesorg.org

Bellevue Public Library
www.bellevueidaho.us

Hailey Ice
www.haileyice.org

Sagebrush Equine Training for the Handicapped
www.sagebrushequine.org

Blaine County Education Foundation
www.supportbcef.org


2011 SPRING GRANT RECIPIENTS
Total Amount Funded: $11,431.00

Crisis Hotline
www.thecrisishotline.org

Hunger Coalition
www.thehungercoalition.org

Girls on the Run
www.girlsontherunwrv.org

The Animal Shelter
www.animalsheltersrv.org

Habitat for Humanity

NAMI
www.nami-wrv.com

2010 GRANT RECIPIENTS
Total Amount Funded: $11,500

Crisis Hotline
www.thecrisishotline.org

Wood River Fire and Rescue Firefighter’s Association
www.wrfr.com

Senior Connection
www.blainecountyseniors.org

Community Children’s Library
www.thecommunitylibrary.org/childrens_room.php

Girls on the Run
www.girlsontherunwrv.org

Blaine County Education Foundation
www.supportbcef.org

La Alianza
www.laalianzaidaho.org

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