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The Foundation funds only organizations and projects that meet our mission of enhancing the health of the residents of eastern Idaho.  Listed below are the guiding principles for funding.

Organizational Requirements:
♦ Applying organization must be non-profit, as defined by the IRS.
♦ We invest in organizations with exceptional past performance.
♦ We invest in organizations with well thought out plans on growing and expanding their mission.
♦ We invest in organizations that are currently and historically well supported by the community and their constituents.
♦ We invest in organizations that have 25% or more funding in place for their project/program.

Project Requirements:
♦ Projects/programs that build capacity for a healthy community.
♦ Projects/programs that have a wide scope of impact and effect many people in the community.
♦ Projects/programs that expand access to health care.
♦ Projects/programs that focus on prevention of health problems.
♦ Projects/programs that expand/enhance health education.
♦ Projects/programs that have a creative approach to health issues.