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BLUUM SCHOOLS TO PROVIDE FREE ALL-DAY KINDERGARTEN

The J.A. and Kathryn Albertson Family Foundation has awarded the Boise-based education nonprofit Bluum $1.5 million to fund an all-day kindergarten pilot for 17 Idaho schools. The grant support will allow 1,000 children to attend all-day kindergarten free of charge.

Mission43 One Year Anniversary Marks Impact for Idaho Veterans

Wednesday, March 15 marks the one year anniversary that Mission43 launched in effort to advance opportunities for the 50,000 post-9/11 Idaho veterans and military spouses; to further their education, obtain gainful employment, leverage their skills and experience for meaningful purpose, and find a stronger connection to their communities.

J.A. & Kathryn Albertson Family Foundation awards $32M in 2016

The J.A. and Kathryn Albertson Family Foundation granted over $32 million in 2016 to benefit Idaho students, veterans, and communities. With commitment to grow opportunities for Idahoans statewide, the foundation awarded grants to 62 nonprofit organizations, providing them the ability to further their work and strengthen their impact in their respective areas of focus.

Albertson Family Foundation awards $3.5M to whitewater park

The J.A. and Kathryn Albertson Family Foundation announced today a $3.5 million grant to finish the second phase of the Boise River Park, a gift that will further revitalize the whitewater recreation park area in downtown Boise’s West End.

SURVEY: Idahoans dissatisfied with education system

Almost 75 percent of Idahoans would prefer their child attend a private or public charter school, a survey released Tuesday from the J.A. and Kathryn Albertson Family Foundation reports.

Albertson Family Foundation awards $24.5M in 2015

The J.A. and Kathryn Albertson Family Foundation invested $24.5 million in 2015 to benefit Idaho veterans, students and families.

Students reimagine learning

Attempts to fix Idaho’s education system have included input from state leaders, advisory boards, education experts and stakeholders across the state, but still four of five Idaho high school juniors aren’t prepared for learning after high school and the Gem State lays claim to the worst college-going rate in the country.

TWENTY16 visits JKAF

TWENTY16 Pro Cycling visited the J.A. and Kathryn Albertson Family Foundation Tuesday morning after a 50-mile training ride west of Boise in preparation for Boise’s Twilight Criterium.

TWENTY16, JKAF partner for Twilight Crit

Internationally competitive racing team TWENTY16 Pro Cycling will return to the Treasure Valley Tuesday to compete in Saturday’s Boise Twilight Criterium.

Idaho will not reach 60 percent goal at current pace

BOISE – April 15, 2015 — A report released by the Lumina Foundation this month shows degree attainment in Idaho increased — 0.8 percent from last year — but not rapidly enough to meet the state or national goal of 60 percent by 2025.