Allen Foundation sends $655,000 to Idaho groups
BOISE, Idaho (AP) -- The Idaho Shakespeare Festival and Catholic Charities of Idaho are among a handful of nonprofits around the state getting more than $650,000 from The Paul G. Allen Family Foundation.
The Seattle-based foundation announced its latest round of grants Tuesday.
Each year, the foundation supports nonprofits in the Pacific Northwest, and this year seven Idaho groups split $655,000.
The Idaho Shakespeare Festival got $125,000 to support a technology project, while Catholic Charities received $110,000 for a project to provide financial stability to low-income residents.
The foundation also gave $50,000 to the Western Folklife Center in Elko, Nev., to underwrite a multimedia project for the annual Fiddler's Pilgrimage in Weiser. Other winners include the Boise Art Museum and the Idaho Nonprofit Center
The foundation has injected $4.3 million into Idaho since 1990.