The mission of the First Federal Foundation is to serve the needs of its communities by actively seeking community development opportunities to support educational, civic, health, human services, social, and cultural organizations that address these objectives.

We request that you use the following process in preparing and submitting your grant applications. All grant applications will be reviewed by the Foundation’s Board of Directors that meets biannually in July and December to make funding decisions.  The minimum grant amount is $1,000 and the maximum grant amount will generally not exceed $5,000. Organizations may only be funded one time in a 12 month period.

**In addition to completing the online grant application, the following items need to be attached and submitted electronically with the application submission:

  • Cover letter
  • Background and Objectives
  • Specific plans and timetables
  • Sources of current funding
  • Resources currently available to the organization
  • Proposed Budget
  • Letters of match commitment, if applicable
  • State of Idaho Certificate of Incorporation and Articles of Incorporation, or a letter of determination from the Internal Revenue Service. (If applicable based on submitting organization)
  • Notice of Employer Identification Number assigned by the IRS
  • Letters of local/regional support. Maximum of 3 letters


Please contact the Marketing Department at 208-733-4222 or marketing@bankfirstfed.com with any questions.

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