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Community Health Improvement Fund Grants

St. Luke’s is committed to improving the health of people in the communities we serve. Our Community Health Improvement Fund (CHIF) supports community health improvement activities. The fund was established to provide financial or in-kind support to nonprofit organizations that are also working to improve the health of people in the community. Priority is given to nonprofit organizations that support St. Luke’s Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) significant health needs. We encourage collaborative and equity-driven approaches to address community health needs or social determinants of health (SDOH) such as safe neighborhoods, transportation, and access to nutritious foods.

2023 CHNA Significant Health Needs

Boise, Meridian, Elmore, McCall and Nampa
  • Safe, affordable housing and homelessness
  • Behavioral health, including mental health and well-being and substance misuse
  • Access to affordable health care, including oral and vision
Wood River:
  • Access to health-related services (including language and cultural barriers)
  • Mental well-being (including suicide and substance misuse)
  • High cost of living (including housing, caregiving, and early learning)
Magic Valley and Jerome:
  • Access to Health-Related Services (including language and cultural barriers)
  • Mental Well-being (Including Suicide)
  • Cost of Living (Including housing, childcare, and education)
Please refer to the appropriate regional CHIF application below for more information on funding criteria, eligibility, operating guidelines and timelines. 

CHIF Applications

Magic Valley

The 2023-2024 second round application window is now open. Applications are due by 5 p.m. on Thursday, February 29, 2024.

Please note: There is a different application process for groups or organizations outside of the Magic Valley. Please see the Treasure Valley and Multi-Region guidelines and forms listed below.

2023-2024 Second Round - Magic Valley Project/Program Online Application Form | Word
Application Guidelines: PDF

Treasure Valley and Multi-Region

The 2024 application window is now closed. The next application window is planned for September 2024. 

Please note: There is a different application process for groups or organizations that serve the Magic Valley. Please see the Magic Valley guidelines and forms listed above.

CHIF Activation Reports for Treasure Valley and Multi-Region

2022-2023 CHIF Activation Reports

Project/Program Online Activation Report
Due no later than October 1, 2023.

Event Sponsorship Online Activation Report
Due no later than October 1, 2023. 


Grants and Sponsorships

St. Luke’s Community Health Improvement Fund (CHIF) provides financial support to organizations or groups working to improve the health and well-being of people in our region. We annually accept requests for funding, which must meet specific criteria.

Applying for a Grant or Sponsorship

Community Health Improvement Fund Grant Recipients