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Welcome to the Redside Foundation

The Redside Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization with a mission of supporting the health and strength of the Idaho Guiding Community. We pursue this mission through a focus on guide health, education, and professional development.

If you or someone close to you needs immediate assistance, please call the Idaho Suicide Prevention Hotline: (800)273-8255 or visit If you are a guide or know a guide-in-need, please call or text the Redside Foundation Helpline: (208)740-1192 and your call/text will be returned within 48 hours.

All services are free and confidential.


Take Control of Your Finances

Introducing a Financial Helpline for Idaho guides.


Scholarships & Grants

The Redside Foundation offers education scholarships and professional development grants to Idaho guides who are continuing their education.

Resources for Guides

A Guide’s Guide to Addiction

Can addiction recovery and guiding go hand in hand? This Idaho guide says yes.

Help Idaho Guides Thrive

Donate today

Join us for #GivingTuesday

Join us in a day of giving for Idaho guides - November 27, 2018.

Guide Real Talk

From student loan debt to setting up your first ROTH IRA, Financial Advisor and former Idaho guide Mickey Smith talks all things personal finance 101.


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Get Connected

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