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ICF 2015 Grantee Reception

You are invited to attend our annual reception honoring the 2015 Grant Recipients of the Idyllwild Community Fund and the Idyllwild Youth Grantmakers Rainbow Inn 54420 South Circle Drive, Idyllwild Wednesday October 28, 2015 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM Light refreshments   RSVP Suzanne Avalon s.avalon.me@gmail.com

Idyllwild Kids Learn Grantmaking Skills and Help the Community

Launched in November 2008, the Youth Philanthropy Initiative’s goals are to teach youth to meet community challenges by making grants to projects that address concerns of youth and to instill in them an ethic of volunteering and giving so they become philanthropists.  The Idyllwild Youth Grantmakers (IYG) was formed in February 2012 to review proposals

Why SmARTs?

Three of the smARTs long-time volunteer/committee members and teaching artists, Joann Tomsche, Christina Nordella and Mallory Cremin were asked “why did you become involved in smARTs”? Below is what they had to say. I started smARTS because I wanted my sons to grow up and experience a learning community where the arts are valued and

Year-End Thoughts from the Idyllwild Community Fund

Dear Friends and Neighbors, We are a community of caring. We come together as individuals to care for and support one another, and not just at holidays. But especially at this season of giving, we recognize there are many in Idyllwild who need that extra hug, kind word, offer of support or a helping hand.

To Help Those in Need

The mission of the Idyllwild HELP CENTER is “to help those in need”. While that seems like an over simplification, it is a herculean task and takes a community to accomplish this. In the past year we received $3618 in grant funds from the Community Fund of Idyllwild. The purpose of the funds was to

For All That You’ve Done, Café Aroma

We would like to extend a very special and long overdue thanks to Café Aroma for the incredible support it has shown us over the years. Since 2010, all advertising revenues garnered by Café Aroma’s Live Mail Website have been donated to ICF, totaling over $3,000, and making Café Aroma ICF’s largest single benefactor. Every