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Spotlight On A Nonprofit

Riding on Insulin provides ski/snowboard and mountain biking opportunities for kids and teens with Type 1 Diabetes (T1D). Two girls 'ripping' on the trails during the Riding on Insulin 2018 Bike Camp, despite living with Type 1 Diabetes!     Photo...

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A Year In Review

Whitefish Community Foundation – A Year in Review While the stock market had its ups and downs in 2018, Whitefish Community Foundation grant programs remained steady and strong. The Foundation distributed over $6 million, mostly to local nonprofits, through several...

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Donor Advised Funds Are Really Good for Charity

Recently, you may have read one of the many articles shedding a negative light on Donor Advised Funds and calling them “warehouses of wealth.”   I disagree with this characterization.  Donor Advised Funds are very good for charities and help to increase charitable...

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Can You Buy Happiness?

Can you buy happiness? Maybe you can. Every holiday season, when we go grocery shopping or are at the malls, we walk by the ever-present bell ringer next to a red bucket.  Some of us drop some change or even a few bills into the donation pot for the Salvation Army. ...

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GIVING THANKS

GIVING THANKS: Read on to see how the 2018 Great Fish Community Challenge is impacting the mission of local nonprofits for the better:   HABITAT FOR HUMANITY OF FLATHEAD VALLEY No one should be forced to live in an unsafe, unhealthy, unaffordable place.  For many...

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Park Side Partner Program 2019

Park Side Credit Union has developed an annual program that provides local nonprofit organizations with increased awareness and exposure in addition to direct financial support. The campaign assists in funding service projects and invests in our communities as they...

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Major Grant to PWK

Whitefish Community Foundation Board of Directors recently announced a Major Grant award of $25,000 to finish the playground and pavilion at the Smith Fields Youth Sports Complex. Project Whitefish Kids maintains the entire complex through user fees and private...

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