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. Funding decisions will be made by the Foundation’s Board of Directors, who meet biannually in July and December. Grant awards are generally between $1,000 - $5,000. Organizations may only be funded one time in a 12 month period.  Organizations located in the following counties are welcome to apply:  Twin Falls, Jerome, Cassia, Gooding, Lincoln, Minidoka, Ada and Canyon. 

**In addition to completing the online grant application, the following items need to be attached and submitted electronically with the application submission.  If you need any assistance, please contact Valli Nelson via email at or phone 208-933-3413.

  • Cover letter – to include organization’s background and objectives
  • Sources of additional funding and/or letters of match commitment
  • Detail proposed budget
  • State of Idaho Certificate of Incorporation and Articles of Incorporation, if organization is a 501(c)(3)
  • Letters of local/regional support. (Up to 3)
  • IRS designation form
  • Project bid documents

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