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The College of Idaho has seen an increase in recurring gifts, especially from alumni, over the last several years.  The College’s Boone Fund is the unrestricted giving program which supports the C of I’s ongoing operating needs. Named for founding president William Judson Boone, the fund reflects both his vision for the College and dedication.

To make your gift to the Boone Fund today, please click on the giving link or contact Sarah Nash, Director of the Boone Fund.  Her contact information is on the right-hand side of this page.

Tax benefits - Remember, gifts to The College of Idaho provide a variety of generous tax benefits. These include federal and state income tax deductions. Idaho taxpayers may also qualify for up to $1,000 tax credit. Gifts of some assets may allow you to forego capital gains taxes.

Other Annual Giving opportunities:

Senior Legacy

Think of the C of I and how its made its mark on you. If you've earned a scholarship, done research with faculty, or participated in athletics, it's most likely the result of contributions to the Boone Fund. The Senior Legacy Campaign is your chance to thank The College of Idaho by giving a gift to the Boone Fund.

Give Day

A 24-hour event for alumni, students, friends and the entire community to support and celebrate the College! A variety of events will be held both on campus around the quadrangle and online to encourage additional giving and see which on-campus groups can raise the most gifts for the Boone Fund.

Coyote Callers

As a Coyote Caller, you have the opportunity to call alumni, parents and friends of The College of Idaho to ask for their financial support to the Boone Fund. You will serve as an ambassador for the College to build and strengthen the relationship between alumni and the school. We are looking for students who embrace the following qualities:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including ability to listen and resolve concerns
  • Enthusiasm for and knowledge of The C of I
  • Strong integrity and honesty
  • Exemplary work ethic and attendance
  • Natural self-motivation & positive attitude
  • Superior customer service skills, including patience
  • Detail oriented
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Good ability to receive and give feedback
  • Quick learner