Avista Foundation
"I believe that every person is born with talent." 
- Maya Angelou

The Avista Foundation makes every effort to direct its funding in areas that have the greatest impact. Not eligible for grant consideration are requests from:

  • Organizations located outside Avista Utilities’ service area
  • Individuals; team or extra-curricular school events; fund raising events; trips or tours; religious, veterans or fraternal organizations 
  • Organizations that discriminate for any reason, such as race, color, religion, creed, age, sex or national origin 
  • Organizations without 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status
  • National health organizations (or their local affiliates) or research/disease advocacy groups 
  • Memorial campaigns