Grant Cycle Now Open!!
It’s that time again…Time to apply for the Donor Advised Bonner County Human Rights Task Force Grant managed through the Idaho Community Foundation. To read the guidelines and to apply for the grant please visit the ICF website here – http://www.idcomfdn.org/DA_Grants
Our Mission and Goals
BCHRTF’s responsibility is to affirm the American principles and ideals of the inviolable dignity and worth of each human being. The mission of the BCHRTF is to promote and secure mutual understanding and respect among all people. BCHRTF recognizes that it is the racial, social, and cultural diversity of our people that makes Bonner County a rich and worthwhile place to live.
In furtherance of this undertaking, BCHRTF establishes the following goals:
A. To provide a support system for people victimized by malicious harassment or intimidation. To be a resource for people experiencing discrimination based upon but not limited to: race, color, sex, ancestry, gender, religion, affectional/sexual orientation, age, disability,
familial/marital status, socio-economic status or political affiliation
B. To provide and promote community education on bias and prejudice in furtherance of positive human relations and cultural diversity, recognizing that everyone should be equal under the law
C. To monitor and document incidents of intimidation, discrimination, and harassment. To work with other organizations, groups and individuals, encouraging them to be advocates for improving human relations
E. To facilitate the response of law enforcement agencies and government against intimidation, discrimination or harassment
D. To encourage the reporting of acts of intimidation, discrimination or harassment to an appropriate organization or agency
E. To seek assistance, advice, and support from other human rights organizations where necessary or appropriate