We care about the communities where we live and work, and we give back in many ways — including through financial donations. Some donations come from the company, and others come directly from employees.
Employee Community Funds
Employees established IDACORP’s Employee Community Funds more than 50 years ago. This employee-governed organization gives funding to qualified local 501(c)(3) agencies that provide health services and human services support.
To apply for funding, complete one of the following online forms:
Once an agency is approved for funding, that agency may reapply every two years to be considered for continued funding.
Corporate contributions range from support for capital fund drives to sponsorship of nonprofit fundraising events to non-cash donations like awarding retired company vehicles to emergency-response organizations.
Nonprofit organizations can use this online application to review eligibility guidelines and apply to request a corporate contribution.
Higher education builds strong communities. That’s why we’re proud to offer the following academic scholarships:
Scholarship for Academic Excellence — Provides 10 annual student fee/tuition grants for graduating high school students who live within Idaho Power’s service area. Applicants must have a minimum 3.75 unweighted grade point average. Download the Scholarship for Academic Excellence Application for details and to apply.
Larry Wimer Memorial Scholarship — Provides an annual student fee/tuition grant for students planning full-time undergraduate enrollment in the Department of Natural Resources at the University of Idaho. This one-time scholarship is not renewable. Apply at the Idaho Community Foundation’s website.
Kevin Whittier Memorial Scholarship — For students planning to attend any Idaho college, university or vocational-technical school full-time and major in engineering. Apply at the Idaho Community Foundation’s website.