NNU received a $50,000 grant today from the John H. & Orah I. Brandt Foundation. Dan Symms and Jerry Hess, two of the Brandt Foundation’s board members, presented a total of $456,000 to 13 local organizations on the NNU Campus. NNU will direct $25,000 towards the Learning Commons and the remaining $25,000 will provide students with scholarships.
Since the Brandt Foundation began distributing funds in 2000, they have given over $2.6 million to local organizations. President Alexander expressed his appreciation stating, “The Brandt Foundation has been a long-time partner with the University and we are extremely grateful for their generous contributions to the mission of NNU.”
The Brandt Foundation is committed to actively supporting private and public education and other community endeavors. This year’s grant will benefit Northwest Nazarene University, Biblical Studies Center, Love Inc., Hope House, Nampa Christian Schools, Nampa Salvation Army, Lighthouse Rescue Mission, Idaho Freedom Foundation, Valley Crisis Center, Boys and Girls Club, Nampa Syringa House, College of Western Idaho and Boise State University.