Community Investments

Each year, United Way of Idaho Falls and Bonneville County collects donations to the Community Fund. All donations to the Community Fund stay local in the seven-county region we serve.

Nonprofit organizations are encouraged to apply for United Way grant funding. Through a rigorous application process with the Community Solution Panels and Board of Directors, aimed to ensure goal alignment with United Way’s pillars of Health, Education and Financial Stability, United Way awards grants to support specific programs at local nonprofits.

United Way’s volunteer Community Solution Panel members develop objectives and strategies to address defined visions and target issues, make funding recommendations to the United Way Board of Directors, and monitor progress toward identified objectives. These dedicated members represent the community at large to help shape, inform, and guide the community impact in the areas of Education, Health, and Financial Stability.

2024-25 Community Investment Grants

Staff & Operations
ABC Teton Valley

Staff & Operations
American Red Cross

The Center for Hope

Staff & Scholarships
CEI Foundation: STEAM Summer Camp

Staff & Forensic Interviews
Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Center (DVSAC)

Staff & Operations

Rental Assistance Program
EICAP - Family Services

Mental Health/Nutrition
EICAP - Head Start

Food Pantry Operations
Family Crisis Center

Staff & Operations
Idaho Falls Rescue Mission

United Way Early Education Impact Programs:

  • Food Backpacks & Summer Feeding
  • Kindergarten Bootcamp
  • Ready. Set. Read!
  • SOAR Afterschool Club


Uninsured Patients & Bereavement Program
Hospice of Eastern Idaho

Food Costs & Operations
Idaho Falls Senior Center

Staff & Operations
Idaho Legal Aid

Food Costs
Madison Senior Center

Little Learners Program
Museum of Idaho

Staff & Operations
Promise Ridge

Food Costs
South Fremont Senior Center

Food Costs & Operations
Teton Valley Food Pantry

Early Education Programs
United Way of Idaho Falls & Bonneville County

United Way Programs Available to Bonneville, Clark, Madison, Jefferson, Teton, Lemhi, and Fremont Counties:

  • Ready. Set. Read!
  • Ready, Set, GO!
  • Trauma Informed Trainings
  • Weekend Backpack Program