Donations are gladly accepted online to any of the funds listed. If you would like to contribute to more than one fund, you will need to enter them as separate transactions. Besides online donations by credit card, Spur accepts gifts by check made payable to Spur Community Foundation at PO Box 6184, Ketchum, ID 83340. Indicate the Fund name you are choosing in the memo field of your check. To make a gift of securities or by ACH/Wire, please contact us at (208)450-2600 or by email at AskUs@SpurFoundation.org

Donate To A Fund

General Funds
Donate Spur Impact Fund
Spur's main unrestricted discretionary grant fund
Special Purpose Funds
Donate Community Housing Fund
Grants benefit programs, projects and organizations focused on increasing or maintaining housing units that are affordable to workers in the local economy and to essential service professions such as healthcare, education, first responders and nonprofits. Spur will consider proposals for a broad range of initiatives from research, planning efforts and awareness campaigns to property purchases and construction.
Donate "Relight The Liberty" Campaign
The Sun Valley Museum of Art has generously offered to donate the Liberty Theatre building to The Liberty Theatre Company, therefore the Company must raise $1,700,000 by May 31st, 2022. Of that total, $1,200,000 will be dedicated to necessary renovation costs of the Liberty Theater, and $500,000 will provide an endowment to ensure ongoing care and upkeep of the building. An additional $300,000 is needed by May 31st, 2022, for the day-to-day operations and non-profit mission of the Company. You have the opportunity to guarantee the future of a landmark arts and cultural facility and maintain professional theatre’s existence in our community. Please indicate how you would like your gift directed by typing “Building Campaign”, “Company Campaign”, or “Area of Greatest Need” in the additional notes box below. Thank you for your support! If you have any questions call JD McDonnell at 208-582-8384.
Donate Warm Springs Preserve Fund
Warm Springs Preserve, a 65-acre parcel of open space commonly referred to as the “Dog Park,” is a treasured part of the Wood River Valley - one that our community has the opportunity to permanently protect. Donations to this fund will be used to establish the preserve, protecting the land and providing it as public space to the community in perpetuity. Disbursement of the funds is subject to a Grant Agreement with the City of Ketchum. Copies are available on request. Donors will have multiple options for what happens to their donations if the terms of the grant agreement are not met. Those options are listed on the "Warm Springs Donor Preferences Form" which can be downloaded from Spur's website by going to www.Spurfoundation.org/donors and scrolling to the bottom of the page. Contact Spur at 208-450-2600 or AskUs@SpurFoundation.org if you prefer to make a donation by CHECK, ACH/WIRE or APPRECIATED SECURITIES.
Focus Funds
Donate Animal Welfare
Grants benefit programs and services relating to wildlife and domesticated animals
Donate Arts & Culture
Grants benefit programs and services relating to any form of the arts (Literary, Performing, Visual, etc.) and cultural activities, events and traditions.
Donate Community Development
Grants benefit programs and services related to economic development, employment and initiatives for community resilience and prosperity.
Donate Education
Grants benefit local youth in preK-12th grades and post-secondary education. Priority is given to programs, and services relating to - Early childhood development - Equity of access and opportunity - Supporting students to realize their full potential - Life skills - Career and vocational training
Donate Environment & Conservation
Grants support the conservation and preservation of local landscapes, habitat and natural resources and amenities.
Donate Health & Human Services
Grants target issues, programs, and services relating to human health, wellness and quality-of-life.
Donate Sports & Recreation
Grants target issues, programs, and services relating to local sports and recreational opportunities, resources and experiences for all ages.
Operating Funds
Donate Spur Operations
If you like what Spur is doing for the community and want to support us doing it, we welcome your donations to this fund. Your gift will be used to support the FREE advisory service we provide to nonprofits and our work to inspire generosity to local causes.
Other Funds