Granting $51.7 million across Idaho Article

Granting $51.7 million across Idaho

To projects and partners whose work sharpens our vision for this great state.

2023 was an exemplary giving year for the J.A. and Kathryn Albertson Family Foundation. We continue to advance our goals to make Idaho a leading model for innovative learning, a world-class destination for accessible recreation, and the most desirable state for life after the military.

In 2023, we granted $51.7 million to projects and partners whose work sharpens our vision.

Click to read the full 2023 Annual Report

We celebrated the ribbon cutting for the Idaho Outdoor Fieldhouse, which aims to cultivate community, empower athletes, and serve as a training and gathering place for veterans, adaptive athletes, and their families. This state-of-the-art facility along the Boise River Greenbelt will support our veteran and adaptive athlete communities from Mission43 and Challenged Athletes Foundation. This project will not only serve our community of military families and Idahoans with physical disabilities but will also establish the fundamental belief that our world-class recreation opportunities can be accessible to all.

We continue to proudly support innovative learning opportunities through partners at Bluum and Teach for America. Bluum has guided the creation of 16,500 charter school seats that did not exist before, providing opportunities for more families to access high-performing schools in their community. Teach for America has brought hundreds of talented teachers and leaders into our schools and continues to show what is possible in quality teacher preparation and education. To find critical information on education topics in our state, Idaho Education News continues to report on the most relevant issues affecting Idaho’s children and their future.

While proud of our accomplishments, we acknowledge that there is still much work to be done to accelerate opportunities in Idaho. Joe and Kathryn Albertson cherished Idaho and the Boise community, and we remain committed to advancing their legacy even further into the future.

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