Giving to CWI

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Investing in the future, one student at a time.

Your gift to CWI is an immediate benefit to students. It's an investment in the people, programs, and ideas that strengthen our community.

College of Western Idaho's mission to provide affordable access to quality education is realized with the help of generous supporters who recognize the value of a highly-skilled workforce in Idaho.

Employee Giving

CWI's incredible family of dedicated employees shows that they are loyal to students, steadfast in their support, and true to our institutional priorities and the value of giving back. Giving through payroll deductions is an easy and efficient way to work together with the College to benefit student success. Thank you to all the CWI employees who currently participate. 

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Donate with AmazonSmile

AmazonSmile is a free program that lets customers shop on Amazon and then donates 0.5% of eligible purchases to their charity of choice. Visit, choose College of Western of Idaho to receive donations, and then start shopping!

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Is my gift tax deductible?

    Yes, to the extent allowable by law. The College of Western Idaho Foundation is a nonprofit 501(c)(3).

  • How can I make a gift/donation?

    There are a number of ways including check, credit card, or online by visiting the Give Now page.

  • Can I designate my gift to a specific program?

    Yes you can! If there is an existing fund established for a program you can make a gift at any time. If you would like to establish a new fund please contact CWI Foundation at 208.562.3100.

  • How can I help the College of Western Idaho Foundation?

    In addition to financial contributions, the Foundation welcomes in-kind gifts and gifts of time and leadership that help develop resources to improve and advance the College, its programs, and students. Please contact the CWI Foundation office to discuss your interest in making a difference 208.562.3100.

  • How do I get a receipt for my gift?

    An official receipt letter for tax purposes will be mailed to you after the College of Western Idaho (CWI) Foundation receives your gift.


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