225 N 9th St
Payette, ID 83661
After almost two years as working as a volunteer community resource group in the Payette area, interested community members and leaders have come together to organize as a non-profit.
The organization’s by-laws have been created and the necessary fees and filings have been completed with Idaho’s Secretary of State. Additionally, an application as been filed with the IRS for Recognition of Exemption, which will designate Payette Community Alliance Network as a 501(c)3 (non-profit organization).
With this designation, we will be able to sponsor grant applications, community projects, support other community groups and utilize many available resources to enhance our community.
In the beginning, we organized with the assistance of Rural Development Initiatives (RDI) as a HomeTown Competitiveness Team. The structure of HTC is to bring a comprehensive economic development strategy that builds on community assets & resources. Within that strategy the concept is to focus on the following four pillars:
- Building Local Leadership
- Expanding Community Philanthropy
- Energizing Entrepreneurship
- Engaging Youth & Young Adults
Within those four pillars and operating as HTC, we have partnered with and led many projects within the community. We have also become a centralized information hub of needs and projects in our area.
Moving forward, we plan to continue to develop and grow utilizing most of the same concepts as we have used thus far as a HomeTown Competitiveness Team. But more importantly, we are confident that this organization will assist in bringing about economic and social development within our surrounding communities.