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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.

Both 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

On The Edge of Things: Grief & Guiding

An essay about how the Idaho guiding community approaches grief within and outside our profession.

Help Idaho Guides Thrive

Donate today

Idaho Gives For Idaho Guides

Join the Redside Foundation during Idaho Gives, a state-wide day of philanthropy.

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Save the Date!

Redside Health Fair: May 19 - Stanley, Idaho @ The Idaho River Rendezvous. Including blood work, travel immunizations, dermatology checks and more!

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Guide Real Talk

How do Idaho guides take care of their minds and bodies during the off-season? Leaders in the Idaho guiding community answer in our latest blog.


Represent Redside as a Guide Liaison


Get Connected

See the Redside community's #guideidaho photos here.